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Old 02-21-2011, 10:53 PM   #1
Oct 2010
Bloomington, MN
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Hey guys,

Has anyone seen this before?

It looks like a cool product, but simple to recreate.

Basically it's just a shammy sponge on a stick.

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Old 02-21-2011, 11:04 PM   #2
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Jan 2011
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I like it! easy to make at home too.

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Old 02-21-2011, 11:19 PM   #3
Jan 2011
Middleton, Idaho
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Its pretty cool, looks like it did a great job on that carboy. 35 bucks seems a little steep though. They need Vince the sham wow guy on their little promo video!!
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:10 AM   #4
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Feb 2011
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huh, looks like a few stir things i have seen with the exception of the cleaning pads. I would think this would be easy to make if you wanted one. That pad looks like a swim towel, or one of those synthetic chamois things.

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Old 02-22-2011, 12:24 AM   #5
Mar 2010
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This seems to be the best way of cleaning a carboy. Why build some crazy contraption?
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:32 AM   #6
Jun 2009
San Antonio, Texas
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I can't imagine spending $32 on something I could make myself. Much less something I just don't really need. It looks neat, but a soak in oxyclean, a good shake and two minutes with my brush and I'm in business.
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Old 02-22-2011, 12:55 AM   #7
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Melrose, MA
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Originally Posted by EarthBound
This seems to be the best way of cleaning a carboy. Why build some crazy contraption?
I built it because I can! I set this up and I can walk away. It cost me about $5.

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Old 02-22-2011, 01:30 AM   #8
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Cochrane, Ontario, CANADA
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I couldn't watch more than a few seconds of this guy; but more importantly, $32.50 for that?!

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Old 04-23-2013, 12:17 PM   #9
Mar 2011
westland, michigan
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OMG, just used it for first time last night and lol kudos to the creator/inventor!

i must've had a slight film for a few years on my carboy, because since i've used it, i've never seen it so clear before or i just simply don't remember lol.
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:52 PM   #10
May 2011
Stow, MA
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My carboy cleaner

Two tablespoons plus hot tap water to the brim plus a couple of hours of just letting it sit is all it takes to leave even the crustiest carboy sparkling...


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