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View Poll Results: what equipment do you use to get your siphons started?
autosiphon 22 55.00%
carboy cap 8 20.00%
just a hose 10 25.00%
other 0 0%
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Old 04-05-2006, 03:47 AM   #1
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I use secondaries. :p
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If you choose 'other', specify.

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Old 04-05-2006, 03:49 AM   #2
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Right now, I use the autosiphon.

I am getting ready to change my process though and do it with CO2 through a carboy cap and a racking cane. I want to start taking more measures to limit the exposure to oxygen.
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Old 04-05-2006, 03:53 AM   #3
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I use secondaries. :p
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I want to start taking more measures to limit the exposure to oxygen.
have you been having problems lately, or are you just getting knit-picky in your old age?
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Old 04-05-2006, 11:46 AM   #4
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Autosiphon now.

I use mostly a bucket for primary. If I go to all carboys (which I eventually may), I'd probably go to the carboy cap/racking cane method.
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Old 04-05-2006, 12:56 PM   #5
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I just use a hose and tap water. Its easy for me to drain the water and a taste of beer into my dog's dry food bowl

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Old 04-05-2006, 06:25 PM   #6
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Co2 and carboy cap.
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Old 04-05-2006, 06:34 PM   #7
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Autosiphon for me. I'll probably eventually go to a CO2 + carboy cap similar to flhrpi's there at some point.
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Old 04-05-2006, 06:36 PM   #8
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Didn't see this poll yesterday Walker but it leads to a question I was just thinking about... Hope you don't mind...

If you're using an autosiphon, what kind? Since I'm TRYING to get my stuff together (Medical bills are taking priority at the moment) and I am replacing some gear, I really want to get an autosiphon. NB has a nice Fermtech one, but what are your guys thoughts??? It'll be from plastic to glass so the hoods are out for the moment....

Any and all input appreciated...


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Old 04-05-2006, 06:37 PM   #9
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So, you actually force all the beer through with the CO2? (as opposed to a small blast of CO2 to get things rolling and let gravity take over from there?)


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Co2 and carboy cap.
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Old 04-05-2006, 07:43 PM   #10
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Most of the time it is just a hose. Sometimes I fill the hose with water, cap the end with my thumb and then let it go...
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