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Old 01-03-2009, 07:51 PM   #1
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I want to secondary in a corny. Should I put a blanket of CO2 on it or just let it secondary like in a bucket? I need my bottling bucket for another barch.
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Old 01-03-2009, 07:59 PM   #2
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No reason to add the CO2. Do it just like you would in a carboy or bucket.
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Old 01-03-2009, 08:06 PM   #3
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i would add the co2 to ensure the lid was sealed.
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Old 01-03-2009, 09:49 PM   #4
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Just secondaried in a corny for the first time, but certainly not the last! Dry-hopped in a bag, held that in the wort using a small piece of clear tubing to clamp it to the gas-in tube. Took maybe a minute to sanitize my hands and the lid, open it up and remove the bag and get the lid back on and corny pressurized! I have it under high pressure, so I plan on drinking some Monday night.
I did shoot CO2 in and vent the O2 out when I racked it in to the corny a couple of weeks ago.
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Old 01-03-2009, 11:34 PM   #5
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I always use my corney as a secondary...and you should put CO2 in there and purge a few times to get any Oxygen out...I do this about 1 to 2 times a week...not too much CO2 tho...
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