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Caps for old gallon glass jugs?

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Re: Caps for old gallon glass jugs?

Postby S-Cackalacky » Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:50 am

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Re: Caps for old gallon glass jugs?

Postby Swede » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:29 pm

Most HBS have 1 gal jugs, and the caps are pretty standard.

I have some really old wine jugs, and HBS purchased 1 gal jugs that use the same thread/cap size.

Go over to the store, and get a cap. Test fit and see, and then purchase as many as you need.
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Re: Caps for old gallon glass jugs?

Postby Zymurgy Bob » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:48 pm

Swede wrote:Most HBS have 1 gal jugs, and the caps are pretty standard.

Right on. My LHBS, Homebrew Heaven sells jugs, and also caps separately, although they make the point that your jugs may not fit their caps.

https://store.homebrewheaven.com/storefront.aspx?gclid=Cj0KEQjwzpfHBRC1iIaL78Ol-eIBEiQAdZPVKmfzhVxjygq01GeGGKkYp5VclY_p4WABFhQasrNX6-8aAnZ-8P8HAQ if you wnat to look online.
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Re: Caps for old gallon glass jugs?

Postby Bushman » Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:53 am

S-Cackalacky wrote:You can get cork stoppers here - http://www.widgetco.com/extra-select-cork-stoppers .

And, cap liners here - https://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item. ... &catid=720 .

They have corks in all sizes, years ago that is where I bought my 4" diameter corks for my Buchner style vacuum filtration system I built.
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