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Old 12-27-2005, 03:54 PM   #11
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They have dome lids and flat lids for them, but you have to clamp the sides yourself to keep the lid on. There is allot of ways to do it, but the simplest would be to drill holes around the lid and lip of the conical and use a stainless steel nut and machine screw. Oh dont forget the gasket. You can pick that up at any rubber specialty shop which will fabricate you one for about 20 bucks.
I'd be extremely worried about getting a tight seal doing that.

I've done a ton of research on conicals, and I'll probably just go the Blichmann or Morebeer conicals route. More expensive, but I know I won't have any problems. This is at lest another 6 months away--but a conical fermenter is on the horizon.
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but a conical fermenter is on the horizon.
Careful now bro, what looks like a conical fermenter off in the distance may in fact be a tank...being driven by a marine.
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Careful now bro, what looks like a conical fermenter off in the distance may in fact be a tank...being driven by a marine.
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Old 12-28-2005, 01:10 AM   #14
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I'd be extremely worried about getting a tight seal doing that.

I've done a ton of research on conicals, and I'll probably just go the Blichmann or Morebeer conicals route. More expensive, but I know I won't have any problems. This is at lest another 6 months away--but a conical fermenter is on the horizon.
The seal is not a problem. I built one for my friend and put about 20 psi to it, soaped it and no leaks. way cheaper than blichmann and in my opinion the same product.

 
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