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Old 10-22-2013, 02:51 PM   #1
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Was curious what everyone has done with the sphere when they removed it from the keg when they convert it to a keggle?

I imagine using it for a siphon some how, but other then I have not came up with anything, suggestions ?

 
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Old 10-22-2013, 06:54 PM   #2
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Do you mean sphere -- as in a ball or orb -- or spear -- as in the dip tube in the sanke? Some people use the spear as the handle for a home made stainless steel mash paddle.

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Old 10-22-2013, 06:58 PM   #3
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If you are talking about the actual top of the keg (which is kind of a sphere) I have seen people use them for a false bottom
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:16 PM   #4
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I'm talking about the sphere/dip tube from when you take the center out

 
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:24 PM   #5
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I re-purposed the spear or downtube from my keggle as a sight glass protector.

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Old 10-22-2013, 08:35 PM   #6
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Or spear.. Either or lol

 
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Old 10-22-2013, 09:42 PM   #7
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I covered the "big" end with a non-scratch green scrubby pad and use it to scrub out my cornies.
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Old 10-23-2013, 04:50 PM   #8
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Kidding, I like the sightglass protector. You can chop off a inch or so and use it to rack off of the yeast cake if you ferment in the keg. Pretty much anything you want to do with it though.

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