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Re: Aerating with a Mix-Stir
« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2011, 12:35:11 PM »
Paint stirrer works great.  The only advantage a MixStir has is that it will fit into a carboy.
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Re: Aerating with a Mix-Stir
« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2011, 12:44:27 PM »
Paint stirrer works great.  The only advantage a MixStir has is that it will fit into a carboy.

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Re: Aerating with a Mix-Stir
« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2011, 03:53:18 PM »
I use the mix-stir with a cordless drill near the bottom of the fermenter and create an intense whirlpool to the point where I'm drawing air into the wort for two minutes. That's my SOP to date which seems to give me pretty good results. I end up with a bucket full of foam. If that's not enough aeration...well I don't know what else to say.  8)
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