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Old 02-19-2007, 05:27 AM   #1
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I want to make some mead but I need to get a corker first. I saw a cheap one at the antique store and I was wondering if anyone knows if they work well or at all. It's one that you would screw into a counter top and then lower the plunger onto the cork. Would they work with synthetic corks? Thanks for any help

 
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Old 02-19-2007, 02:11 PM   #2
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I dont think that there is enough info to really tell if it will work.

If it is good condition, it should be able to handle a synthetic cork. See if they will let you try it out before you buy it. maybe you can bring a bottle and cork in and test it.

Good luck

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Old 02-19-2007, 08:15 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by ratm4484
I want to make some mead but I need to get a corker first.
Corking bottles is the last step, not the first. You could have a year or more before your mead is ready to bottle, and who says you have to cork it, anyway?

Like magno said, the corker may or may not work. You won't know until you try it.
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