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post #17 of (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 01:36 AM
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Originally Posted by GraphicGr8s View Post
lol. Seeing as how I'm pretty exhausted right now, and it's been quite a while since I've done DIY CO2 (I've had pressurized for the past 1.5 years), I don't recall the exact mixing amounts yeast, but I think I would add 1 teaspoon of dry yeast to a cup of warm water, occasionally mixing for a half hour. That would get added to 3/4 gallons in a one-gallon container. I believe I added something to the water to increase the efficiency of the yeast mix, but don't recall off hand. From there, you would follow tbonedeluxe's diagram to finish the set-up. There are plenty of sources with all of the details and if you do a quick google search, but hopefully this helps out a bit. If I remember any other tips to improve the system then I'll let you know.
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