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Old 10-06-2011, 12:37 PM   #1
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Default Cheap DIY Carboy Cleaner

I'm sure others have come up with similar things, but I already took the pictures, so here's the little gadget I put together for about $6. It cleans 5 and 6 gallon carboys in about 20 seconds.

I think I'll add a bic pen shell or something to prevent it from banging around the neck.

The rag part is actually about 1/4 of the tendrils off of a $3 or $4 mop head replacement that I drilled out. There's a #8 (I think) nut and as wide a washer as would fit through the opening of a carboy on both sides of the mop-stuff.

Attach it to a drill and go. It does get a little wrapped up on itself once in a while, but it clears right up if you reverse the drill spin direction.


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Old 10-06-2011, 03:45 PM   #2
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I like it. Your right that there are a few other builds pretty close to this but it's always nice to see a few that are a little different so people can get more of an idea of how they want to do it.
Thanks for the pics.
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