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Old 10-07-2013, 05:56 PM   #121
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I made one of these a few weeks ago using Flyguy's instructions. Used it last Saturday to transfer my scotch ale to secondary. Worked like a charm, even with the mouthful of sanitizer!
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Old 01-30-2015, 06:05 PM   #122
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digging up an old thread.. i was wandering how im going to transfer my small 1 gallon wine batches I started.. now I know.. i actually have the harder small diameter pex type line that you use with an RO system. I also have the push on fitting T, and I happen to have an extra valve.. I will put about 2 inches of line on the middle T, then put the valve and the rest of my suck line.. Shouldnt cost me a dime.



 
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Old 01-30-2015, 07:30 PM   #123
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I recently added small ball valves I had left over from old CO2 regulators to each of my T siphons. I kept breaking those pinch clamps and this works much more reliably.

 
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Old 03-08-2016, 11:38 PM   #124
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Does anyone else experience bubbles when using this?

I like it a lot, but am wondering if I am oxygenating anything (working on some meads at the moment. I fear the hose you suck on to start the siphon is still "vacuuming" in some air, even if clamped, when water is running from the first hose to the second?

Anyone else notice this?

 
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Old 03-08-2016, 11:58 PM   #125
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I had way too many bubbles. I probably need to put clamps on all of the fittings. Everything seemed tight but air did get in. The lower hose was clamped off while creating vacuum.

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Old 03-09-2016, 04:03 AM   #126
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I added a small ball valve (left over from an old co2 manifold), to the end of the tee hose so after starting the siphon, I just close off the valve and no bubbles can pass.



 
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