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Old 01-19-2012, 11:06 PM   #71
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2 weeks ago I brewed 5G of 1.09 RIS. Again, krautzen filled up to around the 7 G mark.
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Old 01-22-2012, 10:52 PM   #72
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Nice. Definitely think I'll upgrade to these late this summer as well.

Add me to the list of vodka-in-the-airlock folks.


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Old 01-22-2012, 10:56 PM   #73
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i love this thing. putting it up on the counter and bottling right out of the spigot warms my heart.
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Old 01-23-2012, 12:34 AM   #74
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i love this thing. putting it up on the counter and bottling right out of the spigot warms my heart.
Yeah, they have been well worth the extra cost.

I got a little trub into the keg last time. I think I will try fermenting with the spigot side of the fermentor elevated so the cake compacts away from the hole.
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Old 01-23-2012, 01:46 AM   #75
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Good idea - One or two thin wooden shims (like for door installation) would be perfect for this.
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Old 01-23-2012, 07:02 AM   #76
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Good idea - One or two thin wooden shims (like for door installation) would be perfect for this.

i did that the first 2 times but now i just open the spigot full blast into a glass for a bit that clears out the trub and start bottling.
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Old 02-15-2012, 11:08 PM   #77
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for the price its a good buy! even more for people who collect 10 gal+ batches. looks easy to clean also
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Old 02-26-2012, 03:14 PM   #78
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I wanted a couple of these in the worst way but they're still out of stock. I did find these today for a reasonable price. You can get a 2-60L HDPE carboys from this place for $80.

http://www.freundcontainer.com/kaute...pe/p/v3817B03/
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Old 02-26-2012, 04:20 PM   #79
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I wanted a couple of these in the worst way but they're still out of stock. I did find these today for a reasonable price. You can get a 2-60L HDPE carboys from this place for $80.

http://www.freundcontainer.com/kaute...pe/p/v3817B03/
Interesting. I like how they are graduated.
I guess a brewer would use a drilled stopper to put the airlock in...
Is a stopcock a spigot?
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http://www.kautex.de/fileadmin/user_...g_englisch.pdf

There's the company brochure. Yes a stopcock is a spigot.


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