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Old 11-22-2010, 12:39 AM   #1
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Well It finally happened....I smashed one of my carboys....wasnt pretty!!

If I stay with glass for a bit ,I will be putting all my carboys in Homeboy buckets before I even begin anything to do with moving,sanitizing, ect.This will be gobbs safer and will give me a little more piece of mind that I'll end up with both hands full of fingers after the brew day.
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:50 AM   #2
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Yes, pictures!

That looks like a good tool for a bar fight!

How did it happen? Hope there was no injury.
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Old 11-22-2010, 02:22 AM   #3
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Doh! I use them but they scare the crap out of me moving them. So I put them in milk crates. Alot safer and great handles too.
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Old 11-22-2010, 03:22 AM   #4
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Bin der, don dat.

 
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Old 11-22-2010, 04:32 AM   #5
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You okay? No injury?
I second the vote for milk crates. And, when I rinse a carboy, I just put it into the milk crate upside down. Dries just fine. I angle the neck into a corner.

I've never put a carboy into a homer bucket but I sure would be worried about a full carboy creating a suction underneath it and never getting the bucket off without cutting. Do they have enough room to slide in and back out? (keep your mind out of the gutter there, fellas) Another plus with the milk crate, I can grab the carboy by the neck and after he brings my car around, refuse to tip him. Seriously, I can get a hand under the carboy, in the crate, and lift it out pretty easily should I need to. Usually, I don't need too. But, I can.

 
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Old 11-22-2010, 04:46 AM   #6
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and made sure I had all my fingers to hold my daughters hand!!! thanks for the concern fellas thankfully no injury(other than my ego)
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Old 11-22-2010, 05:43 AM   #7
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Did that about 2 monthes ago. Glad to hear you're ok.

 
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Old 11-22-2010, 01:43 PM   #8
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and made sure I had all my fingers to hold my daughters hand!!! thanks for the concern fellas thankfully no injury(other than my ego)
Good. For both of you.

 
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Old 11-22-2010, 03:16 PM   #9
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they are such fickle beasts those carboys...

I had one that rolled down my back concrete steps (only two of them) and was fine...then another that fell over while drying and shattered like it had a bomb in it


Glad noone was hurt....its a great picture though
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Old 11-22-2010, 04:04 PM   #10
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Does anybody use brew hauler. Thats all I use, I couldn't imagine someone just picking up a full carboy and carrying it.

 
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