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Old 24-06-2017, 07:52 AM   #11
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Harrymasons.com supply spare flexible tube and floats for their flexible ale extractor for £8.00 a pair.
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Old 24-06-2017, 08:45 AM   #12
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Harrymasons.com supply spare flexible tube and floats for their flexible ale extractor for £8.00 a pair.
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Is this the product?

http://www.harrymasons.com/product/f...tractor-float/


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Old 24-06-2017, 09:08 AM   #14
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Presumably you would need to buy the pipe also, as it will need to be cut to size then the kinderkin size would be the one to go for?


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I'm in 2 minds for this product.

Surely when you draw up your first beer from a Corny, you remove most of the yeast that has settled to the bottom?

I think we all strive for clear beer but I'm not sure this product is the answer. I would like to try it but maybe not for £50. Also redistribution costs will add a few £££. Just curious how much a single unit costs for individual shipping?
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That s the float. The pipes are here http://www.harrymasons.com/products/...xtractor-tube/
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Just received this from Harry Mason. Fits nicely onto the gas in post, my only concern is that the pipe doesn't snag as the float drops.

Going to rig it with a keg of water and see hoe far down it goes.


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I'm in 2 minds for this product.

Surely when you draw up your first beer from a Corny, you remove most of the yeast that has settled to the bottom?

I think we all strive for clear beer but I'm not sure this product is the answer. I would like to try it but maybe not for �£50. Also redistribution costs will add a few �£�£�£. Just curious how much a single unit costs for individual shipping?
I'm quite happy to have one or two cloudy beers at the start, it still tastes good. Plus another item for thorough cleaning.
Not for me I'm afraid.
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also check out the cask widge red floats, and the fermentasuarus a nz pet conical which has a SS float and tube add on which would work just as well in a corny..
fwiw i have 3 x cask widge floats added to cornies..
caskwidge isnt a cheap option, but it works a treat..

the trick to avoiding the float catching on the opposite wall of the keg is to not add the float till the keg is full, pull the float while filling and drop it in when full before the lid goes on, gravity is just enough to pull the float down with the liquid level overcoming the small level of friction between float and keg wall while if filled with the float sat in the bottom gravity works against you keeping the float submerged..

Also find the natural curl of the tube and fix it in so that curl expands across the full keg width to minimise the float/keg wall friction.
cornies are smaller in diameter than the kegs and casks the system is designed for..
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