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Old 06-10-2013, 10:40 PM   #11
May 2013
Winnipeg, MB
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Originally Posted by Hopper5000 View Post
It looks to me like a manufactering seam or something like that. Nothing I would worry about. You could do the tap test. You can hear if the carboy is cracked because it won't reverberate very well.
Nice tip to know, thanks.

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Old 06-10-2013, 10:45 PM   #12
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I 'd be very careful moving that, especially when full. Not worth the risk to me. The bottom could drop out and Carboy shards are sharp, heavy and unforgiving.
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Old 06-10-2013, 10:48 PM   #13
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I have some carboys that look like that, IMHO no big deal.

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