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Old 09-04-2007, 03:10 AM   #11
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Old 09-04-2007, 03:38 AM   #12
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same thing happened to mine. I don't remember doing it but saw it when I needed to use it.


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Old 09-04-2007, 04:01 AM   #13
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My black-capped Star San suffered the same fate a few months ago. Stupid caps.
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Old 09-04-2007, 04:04 AM   #14
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My black-capped Star San suffered the same fate a few months ago. Stupid caps.
Yep, me too. I don't think the color matters.
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Old 09-04-2007, 04:06 AM   #15
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Yep, it happens with the black caps too, both of mine are broke so I used some press and seal wrap as a temp fix.
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Old 09-04-2007, 04:13 AM   #16
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Old 09-04-2007, 04:53 AM   #17
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This is a common problem with strong chemicals packaged in polyolefins, it's called environmental stress cracking. I have complained to my LHBS about this, and pointed out that the problem has been solved by most polymer suppliers, so that Five Star needs to get get different caps. My last bottle came with a black cap, so maybe they have already fixed the problem.
I had this problem with a black cap on Star-San. PITA
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Old 09-04-2007, 11:48 AM   #18
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edwort where did you find a gallon of star san?
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Old 09-04-2007, 12:06 PM   #19
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This is a common problem with strong chemicals packaged in polyolefins, it's called environmental stress cracking. I have complained to my LHBS about this, and pointed out that the problem has been solved by most polymer suppliers, so that Five Star needs to get get different caps. My last bottle came with a black cap, so maybe they have already fixed the problem.
I've had the black caps split on me before. Now I'm just very careful not to over-tighten them.
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Old 09-04-2007, 12:16 PM   #20
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edwort where did you find a gallon of star san?
North Country Malt, when I facilitated a bulk buy. Picked up a gallon of Starsan and a 50# bucket of PWB. I split the bucket with a few folks though.


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