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Old 10-20-2006, 02:42 PM   #11
It's a sickness!
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Russian Imperial Stout + 6 gal carboy+1/4" Blow of tube + Super fast Ferm= EXPLOSION.... trust me I know. cLoGeD.

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Old 10-20-2006, 10:00 PM   #12
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What the frack guys. I have never had to use a blowoff tube EVER and I brew 6 gallon batches with vigorous fermentation in 6.5 gallon carboys all the time.

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Old 10-20-2006, 10:03 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Brewpastor
With the volume of CO2 coming out of that thing, the only good a tube does is directing the mess. You don't need an airlock as long as it is blowing like that. Once it slows down, then you can start thinking about stuff getting in.
It slowed after 2 days, and now I have an airlock on it. All is well...

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