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Old 02-20-2008, 10:04 PM   #1
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Is there anything wrong with force carbing a 3 gallon batch in a 5 gallon corny? Other then a little wasted Co2?

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Old 02-20-2008, 10:05 PM   #2
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Nothing wrong at all. Make sure it's cold.

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Old 02-20-2008, 10:06 PM   #3
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Only problem I see is it probably wont last as long. (3 vs 5 hah)
Go for it.

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Old 02-20-2008, 10:15 PM   #4
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Be sure to purge it longer than normal to make sure the O2 is out.
This place really went to hell. Follow the OF standard stout. Bye.

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