Adding a airlock to fermentation bucket

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Hi

I have just brought a job lot of stuff (2 King Kegs, Heaters, corker and more!)

The only problem is the fermentation bins have solid lids so I would need to fit an airlock to produce my turbo cider in there.

Is it possible to buy lids (in UK) for them with airlock holes or is there a way of adding one without letting gas leak in and out?

Many Thanks
Ben
 

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Buy a stopper for your airlock to go in and then drill a hole smaller than the stopper in the lid.
 
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Ok have some stoppers so will do that! Thanks for your help :)
 

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you can also buy the small gromets that go in the lids for like $.35 a piece at most homebrew places.
 

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Buy a stopper for your airlock to go in and then drill a hole smaller than the stopper in the lid.
I second that, as that is what I did!

I had some free buckets with lids, that didn't have a spigot or airlock.

I just drilled the holes for them, and all is okay!
 
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