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About air locks?

Posted by bejay9_10 (My Page) on
Fri, Oct 28, 11 at 19:45

Just wondering how the air lock works on my wine fermenter. I can't see any place on the top of the lock where the gas can escape. Does the fermenting gas somehow combine with the water so as not to be an explosive substance, or am I missing an escape hole in the top of the lock?

Bejay


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RE: About air locks?

What kind of lock do you have? If it's the 3 piece one, there are pinholes in the plastic snap on cap.


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RE: About air locks?

Oh - that's it - guess I didn't examine it closely enough. However, most recently, the "burps" were coming so fast, that it was a mystery anyway.

Thank you - I'll look closer next time.

Bejay


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