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Old 12-19-2011, 03:25 AM   #1
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Hello,

Sharing my Kitten Tamer II 22 oz fast fill device. I use it to help in the cleaning of bottles. Made it this spring and wanted to see after a few batches if it needed some adjustments. If anything I'd replace the straw with stronger tubing. But hey it works.

Here is my blog post on it.

Redetermine: Kitten tamer II - fast fill beer bottles

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Old 12-19-2011, 03:27 PM   #2
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You should explain more about what this is for. It took me a while. So you use this thing to grab and dunk your bottles for sanitizing? I hate having to hold them down while they fill. This is a pretty neat idea.

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:32 PM   #3
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I put my bucket next to the sink. Fill the bottles with the sink faucet then put them in the bucket. Then add solution to the water. No parts necessary.

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:38 PM   #4
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You should explain more about what this is for. It took me a while. So you use this thing to grab and dunk your bottles for sanitizing? I hate having to hold them down while they fill. This is a pretty neat idea.
+1 on a better descrption, I kept waiting for the bottles to get filled with beer.

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 04:58 PM   #5
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Nice idea, simple and effective. When I bottled that was a major pain waiting for them to fill with water.

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 05:04 PM   #6
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Wait this is just for filling the bottles with plain water?

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 05:15 PM   #7
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That is convenient. I think what I hate most about bottling is that process, sitting there holding bottles under the water/sanitizing solution. Seems to take longer than anything else because you're stuck there. I might try to create a 6-pack version of this for 12oz'ers. That'll really speed things up.

Nice work.
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Old 12-19-2011, 05:18 PM   #8
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How about using a vinator?

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 06:18 PM   #9
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I like it... and the vinator method... currently i use the sanitizer solution in the bottling bucket and fill the bottles through the filler.

 
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Old 12-19-2011, 08:53 PM   #10
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You should explain more about what this is for. It took me a while. So you use this thing to grab and dunk your bottles for sanitising? I hate having to hold them down while they fill. This is a pretty neat idea.
Yes the post is a bit unclear. I will fix. Kind of in a rush.

Vinator addresses sanitisation but not cleaning. If I had one I'd probably use it.

A multi bottle plunger was the original desire. Quickly scaled back and simplified. It would be neat to have a conveyor belt of sorts with these things attached.

Together the "beer antlers", "beer porter" and the "kitten tamer II" cleaning and sanitisation is over quickly. Redetermine has these posts. I guess a video would help tie it all up.

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