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post #31 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 08:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Hoppy View Post
A photo showing exactly what you are referring to would be very good
As you wish.

We don't need the airstones, just those clear plastic adapters inside. A cross sectional view of what I described:

Shoving that adapter hard into the tubing expands it a lot more securely against the edges of the hole, than just pulling tubing through a slightly undersized hole. The finished product:

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post #32 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 10:05 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by DarkCobra View Post
As you wish.

That is absolutely brilliant. Simple.

Have an open mind, but not so open that your brains fall out.

Think outside the glass box.
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post #33 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 04:26 PM
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brown sugar, champagne yeast and a pinch of baking soda in initially warm water works the best. slow to get going and sometimes an extra later shake is required but it lasts twice as long and is far more regular than white sugar with bread yeast. the only problem is champagne yeast is a whopping 75p more expensive and brown sugar 25p more. check with your accountant before you make the switch.
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post #34 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-29-2013, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Rich Guano View Post
That is absolutely brilliant. Simple.
I agree! It looks like the cheap clear plastic airline connectors would work for this too. Now, I just need to be able to remember this for the next time I try DIY CO2.

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