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Old 02-13-2013, 04:57 PM   #21
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I just had 2 beers fermenting in buckets a few days back.

Beer 1: Centennial Blonde with dry yeast - Airlock
Beer 2: Oatmeal Stout with harvested yeast and yeast starter - Blowoff Tube after a day, lid was bulging

So it really depends on the beer strength and yeast.


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Old 02-13-2013, 06:02 PM   #22
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Air lock at LHBS: $1

4' of tubing at LHBS: $4

10' of tubing at Home Depot (just for non-LHBS pricing): $10


So, no, a blow-off tube isn't necessarily cheaper.
if you paid 10 dollars for tubing at home depot you got hosed.


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Old 02-13-2013, 07:02 PM   #23
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if you paid 10 dollars for tubing at home depot you got hosed.
You are correct, I must have been thinking of the 20' tubing. It was about $5 after tax. I'll edit my post above.

I thought it sounded odd saying the LHBS was reasonably priced.
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You are correct, I must have been thinking of the 20' tubing. It was about $5 after tax. I'll edit my post above.

I thought it sounded odd saying the LHBS was reasonably priced.
I bought 10' of 3/8 and 10' of 1/2 for 9.82 after sales tax (6%)
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How do you attach a blow off hose to a bucket lid?
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How do you attach a blow off hose to a bucket lid?
Either use 3/8 tubing and insert it right into grommet, or use 1/2 in ID tubing and put it over the tube in a 3 piece airlock


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