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From: Jacob Galley <gal2@midway.uchicago.edu>
Subject: Re: Homebrew Digest #883 (May 18, 1992)
Date: 1992-05-18 18:36:02 GMT

> From: arf@ddsw1.mcs.com (Jack Schmidling)
> Subject: CLASSIC FERMENTATION LOCK
>
> One sure sign of an old salt at home brewing is the classic glass
> fermentation lock. When I first started wine/beer making, there was nothing
> else available, now they are scarce as hens teeth.

[ . . . ]

> Back to your original question, they exist and if you look hard enough, you
> can probably find one. I will sell one of mine for a grand or two :)
> Making one would be a simple task for a glassblower. It is basically an "S"
> shape with a bubble in each leg.

I think, but don't know, that Semplex of USA in Minneanapolis sells
glass S-locks for about $5-6. Write me if you need the address, phone
number or price.

Have fun,
Jake.

Reinheitsgebot <-- "Keep your laws off my beer!" <-- gal2@midway.uchicago.edu

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