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Old 10-14-2007, 07:55 PM   #1
Feb 2007
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ive recently gone back to using a pail instead of 6.5 glass carboy for my primary fermenter. only because i feel i have better access to my brew, just in case something happens.( testing purposes, stuck fermentation,etc.) was looking at a back edition of byo the other day, and saw these gamma seal lids.
has anyone else used them here?????

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Old 10-14-2007, 08:37 PM   #2
Aug 2007
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No but I just saw them yesterday and US Plastics & I think they have free shipping again.

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Old 10-15-2007, 04:16 PM   #3
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Mar 2007
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I posted a thread on my bad experience with them...

I plan on prying the lid off this weekend and going back to the old standard lid

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Old 10-15-2007, 04:29 PM   #4
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I use them at work, but I would not reccomend them for brewing. They are not completely air tight (I've had water leak in throught the lid), and they would be a pain to clean around the inside lip. Not worth it.

They work great if you are carring around buckets of specially tested #30 sand for soil density testing, but not for brewing.
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