Re: Which bung?
- View SourceI believe that most places, that don't use the synthetic stoppers, use
birch wood stopper because it absorbs the liquid well and expands,
making a nice tight seal.
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "burrows206" <geoff@...> wrote:
> Hi Todd K,
> Sorry about the needless explanation. I thought with having
> wooden casks you where going for, and trying to keep everything in
> the "ye ole world" style. Obviously I was wrong. I also naturally
> assumed (and wrongly I might add) that everyone had a small lathe or
> access to one.
> Thirty years ago when cheapish power tools where really starting
> to come on line in the UK a small lathe was a must have for me and I
> thought everyone else. It was like having a good (hard tipped) star
> head screw driver or a full set of metric sockets well from 19mm down
> anyway. In this hobby I again wrongly assumed everyone has, what to
> me, are basic hand tools my mistake again, sorry. So in retrospect
> and thinking about it, bugger it, just go for the rubber bungs