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Old 02-01-2008, 07:39 AM   #1
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hi guys,
brand spankin new to the homebrew just got my first 5 gallon carboy for free. problem is some kind of scale on the bottom. currently soaking in vinegar, any suggestions??

 
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Old 02-01-2008, 07:52 AM   #2
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vinegar will work to free up that trub, but go get yourself a tub of oxyclean for next time. About a quarter scoop in a carboy with hot water will disolve all of the crud. Some people prefer to scrub with a carboy brush, but others feel it isn't necessary
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Old 02-01-2008, 08:16 AM   #3
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Thanks so much
i'll let you know.

 
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Old 02-10-2008, 07:50 AM   #4
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just to let you know that worked great on my carboy.......thanx for the good advice

 
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Old 02-10-2008, 08:31 AM   #5
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Glad it wasn't beerstone!
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Old 02-10-2008, 12:57 PM   #6
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Get a carboy brush from your LHBS or mailorder. It will help you scrub the interior of the carboy.
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