How to save time cleaning DJ's & Carboys.

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    I hate cleaning DJ's, i never seem to be able to get the brush into the shoulder part, i have just used one of these which fits in a drill and its now a 2 minute job and they are spotless.



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    Where did you get this?
     
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    Great idea but a bit expensive, I suppose if you do a lot of cleaning it's a must have.
     
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    I posted this here as i know some beer brewers also make wine but probably don't visit the wine forums.
     
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    From time to time I make 5L brews in 5L plastic jerry cans which are a bit like DJ's. I find oxyclean does the job nicely, especially to clean off the krausen scum/ring. I use 1tsp/5L, left for about 40mins
     
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    Great tip. :thumb:
     
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    Like me. Thanks for that, I think I'll have a go at making one. It's a great tool and beats the messing about I do with a contoured brush.
     
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    Yep, I have 3. 1 used and 2 still in the 3 pack. That's what I had in mind and I have a plastic solid shaft that was a stand for speakers on an old pc 5.1 sound system. I just need to cut a slit in one end, put a strip of chamois in it, secure it with resin then balance it to avoid wobble when rotating. I'll get it done next weekend and post some pics.
     
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    I wouldn't worry about balancing it this thing certainly isn't and does a good job.
     

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