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    Cleaning silicone tri-clamp gaskets

    After my first fermentation in my unitank, a few of the white silicone gaskets (particularly in the dump valve area and the racking area) were stained pretty green. After scrubbing with PBW (and sanitizing with Star San), they are still greenish and even still giving off a hop odor. Is there a...
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    Autosparge tube size

    Hi all, Does the Blichmann Autosparge use regular 1/2" silicone tubing? Info online seems to say that the float ball accepts tubing with an OD of 1/2", but standard 1/2" silicone has an OD of 3/4". Does that mean that it uses 3/8" ID tubing? Or is it some kind of non-standard thin-wall tubing...