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Re: 5 gallon sanitizing bucket
« Reply #15 on: October 22, 2010, 03:45:17 PM »
It helps if you build a little wooden tray to hold it, since the plastic ones can be flimsy.

I've found that if you stack 2 or 3 of them together they hold up pretty well on their own. Still wobbly, but manageable.

+1 Been using 2 stacked for 7 or 8 yrs. Handy dandy.
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Re: 5 gallon sanitizing bucket
« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2010, 04:53:23 PM »
I'd be nervous storing an acid-based sanitizer in non-food-grade plastic, but I'm pretty paranoid about that stuff.
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Re: 5 gallon sanitizing bucket
« Reply #17 on: October 22, 2010, 08:05:17 PM »
I'll also throw in my little tip I picked up from a friend

wallpaper trays. Work like a charm for long things.

I finally found one and am a bit disappointed... it's still too short for a disassembled autosiphon. Where can I find one that long?

I had  hard time finding a big enough one at local hardware stores.  I'd recommend figuring out how big it should be and then shop online.  Or make one out of pvc.
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Re: 5 gallon sanitizing bucket
« Reply #18 on: October 24, 2010, 12:13:36 AM »
reading through the Equipment forum and the new mashtun thread someone posted a link that led me to
this:
http://brewing.lustreking.com/gear/sanitube.html

I love the simplicity...Next project for me that is for sure.
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Re: 5 gallon sanitizing bucket
« Reply #19 on: October 24, 2010, 10:01:53 AM »
reading through the Equipment forum and the new mashtun thread someone posted a link that led me to
this:
http://brewing.lustreking.com/gear/sanitube.html

I love the simplicity...Next project for me that is for sure.

Same here! Thanks for posting this.
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Re: 5 gallon sanitizing bucket
« Reply #20 on: October 24, 2010, 04:33:30 PM »
reading through the Equipment forum and the new mashtun thread someone posted a link that led me to
this:
http://brewing.lustreking.com/gear/sanitube.html

I love the simplicity...Next project for me that is for sure.

A friend has one with a big enough diameter for his racking cane.  Maybe 4 inches in diameter.
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Re: 5 gallon sanitizing bucket
« Reply #21 on: May 29, 2012, 03:10:10 PM »
I'll also throw in my little tip I picked up from a friend

wallpaper trays. Work like a charm for long things.

I finally found one and am a bit disappointed... it's still too short for a disassembled autosiphon. Where can I find one that long?

I had  hard time finding a big enough one at local hardware stores.  I'd recommend figuring out how big it should be and then shop online.  Or make one out of pvc.

Update: I found one at a local hardware store that is plenty long (and it was only $4.99). the brand is Zinsser and the product name is Wallpaper Prep Tray.
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