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Home Brew Bottle Capper

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by Dan, Mar 24, 2005.

  1. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Right without turning this into a buy seel trade forum.

    I am looking for a bench bottle capper for my home brew.

    Anyone got one they are looking to get rid of or know anyone who has one they dont use anymore?

    let us know

    Daniel
     
  2. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    I don't home brew anymore (trying to set a good example for the little tykes) but I just had a very basic one that went over the cap and you hit with a hammer.

    $3 at most home brew stores and doesn't take much longer than something 50 times that price.
     
  3. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    yeah I have seen those ones but they tend to break a lot of bottles.

    Want something umm Gentler
     
  4. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    I didn't break one.

    There's no accounting for missing the capper, but all that takes is a little hand/eye coordination. !dance:
     
  5. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    lol did you rest the bottle on a pece of wood or jsut the floor?
     
  6. Fluffy

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    my old housemate has a capper - the type your after with the lever but i doubt he wants to sell it.

    I will ask though as he plans on driving around Aus for a while in his sandman
     
  7. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    sweet cheers mate let us know, I will of course pay
     
  8. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Kitchen counter. It doesn't take much tap to put them on.
     
  9. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    did you use them on twist top bottles though?
     
  10. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Whatever I had.
     
  11. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    hmm ok i might grab one cause they are only $5 and give it a try
     

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