S-bubble airlock type

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PaleAleMale

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Do you put water or sanitizer in these like the 3-piece airlocks? Or do you just put them on and let them sit? Rapid answer needed!! THanks in advance

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Water, Vodka or Everclear. Depends on what I have laying around. Usually it's just water though.
 

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I don't like those things. If you ever have a blowout and don't get to it the first day, you'll never get it cleaned out.
 

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I think they look cooler than the cylindrical airlocks
 

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booooooo to the s-type airlock. my water never filled the chambers correctly. no matter how i tapped it or flipped it upside down the water never filled the second chamber.
 

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The only problem I've had with them is getting them clean after a blow off, but I have larger containers now so that doesn't happen. They're both functional.
 

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Wheat King said:
booooooo to the s-type airlock. my water never filled the chambers correctly. no matter how i tapped it or flipped it upside down the water never filled the second chamber.
So that's why I'm not getting any bubbles then? :( I didn't have it full up (about half full), does this stop it working?
 

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I use sanitized water, from the same batch I sanitize all my equipment in. Fill it to halfway up each chamber of the airlock. (There should be a line on there)
 

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Mark228 said:
So that's why I'm not getting any bubbles then? :( I didn't have it full up (about half full), does this stop it working?
no, i think it functions the same ;) but i just like things to be exactly how i want them to be...how they look in the picture
 
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