Yeah, it seals fine. I've done three brews with it so far, with no problems.
I'm so glad I bought it... :mug: A great piece of equipment for the price.
No more siphon or scrubbing carboy with carboy brush was worth it to me.
This thing is super easy to clean!
Holds temp pretty well... I have to change out 1 large frozen water bottle twice a day. Once in the morn., and again before bed. Better than the old swamper. I'll be gettin a used fridge soon... It's just temporary until then..
Made of 1 inch thick wall insulation..battery powered a\c t-stat, and a computer fan to circulate cold air across frozen water bottles... I just load the bottles through a door on the outside of the box... I monitor the temps with a temp probe through the box and taped to the fermentor.. Built...
I already have a fridge ready for the fermenator...so temp control not a prob.
Warrior.. how has previous 5 gal batches worked for you.
And is the tri-clamp system that necessary? I mean, worth the extra $200.. I'm pretty hard core about cleaning/sanitizing so I don't mind the...
I've finally saved up some dough, and I'm considering getting a Ferminator.
Is there a problem with fermenting 5-6 gal batches with a 14 gal?
To me it seems, for the $40 or so difference from the 7 gal to the 14 gal.
just go ahead and get the 14gal in case I would like to brew a 10gal...