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Old 08-31-2009, 03:49 PM   #1
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Hello all, I bought a spray wand for cleaning carboys, but unfortunately I dont have a utility sink to use it on. Is it possible to somehow connect to my kitchen sink faucet or hose? Does everyone here have a utility sink with a hose connector? If not, what do you do to clean carboys and such? THanks!


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Old 08-31-2009, 03:54 PM   #2
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Try Five Star Star San. It's a no-rinse sanitizer and it works great. No affect on the beer in taste or appearance. Just put a half ounce in with a 2 ľ gallons of water in your carboy and shake her good. It will bubble up but itís no big deal (if it bothers you terribly you can rinse it a little). You can keep a tub of it near by to sanitize all your other instruments, too.


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Old 08-31-2009, 03:55 PM   #3
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You'll need first to unscrew the aeration screen on your sink, then you have to go to the hardware store and get a faucet to garden hose threaded adapter.

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You can also get it at the homebrew shop....it is universal. It is also handy to hook up a wort chiller to your sink as well.
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Old 08-31-2009, 04:04 PM   #4
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You guys are great, thanks alot for the help. Always getting quick answers to my questions!
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