Originally Posted by jflongo
Here is the "only" thing I have heard, whether it's totally true or not, hard to say.
Plastic is a lot more porous than glass, so not good for long secondary racking. Glass carboys are best for that. How long are you carboys in use for? You could always let this one ferment longer, and wait.
Good point, and there's a possible solution in that statement.
: keep it in the plastic fermenter bucket UNTIL you free up a carboy (whenever that may be) and rack it then.
It's not ideal, but we do what we can with the equipment we have! :-)