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Old 01-29-2010, 05:48 AM   #1
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Almost forgot to post this!

I brewed a hefe last Sunday and had outstanding success in controlling my boilover with this!

I had a small boilover issue in the beginning as I dropped the stupid thing and had to chase batteries but beyond that, worked great!
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Old 01-29-2010, 06:22 AM   #2
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Hahaha, man this is an awesome and strange/interesting post. Best part was chasing the batteries. Who'd think to use an air-mattress pump for boil-off?

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Old 01-29-2010, 07:22 AM   #3
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Can't you use a spray bottle with water? I keep forgetting to get one to try it. My method is stirring and lifting the pot off the burner before it boils over, hah.

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Old 01-29-2010, 01:05 PM   #4
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Fermcap-S seems a lot easier.

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Old 01-29-2010, 02:51 PM   #5
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Old 01-29-2010, 02:54 PM   #6
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+1 on the Fermcap-S

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Old 01-29-2010, 03:07 PM   #7
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When woot had these for cheap I bought two . Vornado clip on fan works but great I still keep a spray bottle around .
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Old 01-29-2010, 03:07 PM   #8
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+100 on the Fermcap
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Old 01-29-2010, 11:54 PM   #9
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Now it will happen again...but...I've only had one boilover making a mead...then got one of these and never had an issue...

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