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Old 11-17-2012, 07:24 PM   #1
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I have one of those ideas that has to have already been thought of and dismissed, as its so obvious. Could you use one of those $2 hand siphons from the hardware store with the hand "bulb" to siphon your beer or mead? That's got to be some reason why no one is doing this...


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Old 11-17-2012, 07:30 PM   #2
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I've never had any luck at all with those things. Not for beer, water or anything else. Junk.


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Old 11-17-2012, 09:52 PM   #3
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I'd be concerned about picking up off flavors from the bulb.
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Or use a 2 dollar turkey baster from Walmart?

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The auto syphon is the second best piece of gear I procrastinated about when I started brewing (wort chiller is the first). If you can I would buy an auto syphon for $15 +/- and be done with it. The 2.00 bottle filler attachment is must have IMO as well.
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The auto syphon is the second best piece of gear I procrastinated about when I started brewing (wort chiller is the first). If you can I would buy an auto syphon for $15 +/- and be done with it. The 2.00 bottle filler attachment is must have IMO as well.
^+1 they should be included in every kit!
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Go ghetto and use your mouth,
i've been doing it the ghetto way for a year.


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