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Old 12-05-2011, 02:48 PM   #1
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I brewed a pretty big RIS the other day and realized i didn't have a blow off tube for my better bottle. All i had was a 3-piece airlock and i didn't want to paint the ceiling with beer so i came up with this complex solution.


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Old 12-05-2011, 03:52 PM   #2
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Mopping the floor is preferable to mopping/re-painting the ceiling.


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Old 12-05-2011, 05:55 PM   #3
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Set that carboy in a plastic tub and you'll have a complete system. Looks like a good start though.
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Old 12-05-2011, 07:13 PM   #4
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Set that carboy in a plastic tub and you'll have a complete system. Looks like a good start though.
I was actually worried about getting it on the carpet. I never thought of doing that
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:15 PM   #6
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Set that carboy in a plastic tub and you'll have a complete system. Looks like a good start though.
Then get a lid for the whole thing and it's three piece blowoff protection!
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you can use silicon tubing on your 3 piece airlock as well - i wanna say 1/2" but it's been a while since i bought mine
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you can use silicon tubing on your 3 piece airlock as well - i wanna say 1/2" but it's been a while since i bought mine
I have 3/8 silicone on mine right now. It's a really tight fit so 1/2 might work too.
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I have 3/8 silicone on mine right now. It's a really tight fit so 1/2 might work too.
you could be right as well, like i said it had been a while

prob better to error on the side of too small - would have for the blow off tube to blow off
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Old 12-06-2011, 12:36 AM   #10
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