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Old 05-25-2012, 12:28 PM   #11
Mar 2012
Cincy, OH
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i use 1/2;" it fits perfectly on the rigid tube of an airlock

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Old 05-25-2012, 02:45 PM   #12
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Santa Barbara, CA
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Originally Posted by peter78 View Post
I use a 6.5 gal carboy and a 1" diameter blow off tube for the first week. It hasn't been necessary till my last batch-a hefeweizen-it went all the way through the tube to the other end dipped in star san.
That's a glass carboy. The better bottle neck is much wider then that. I learned this the hardway buying a 1" tube because so many people do this, then getting home and realizing it doesn't fit the better bottle that the OP has.
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