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Re: Which bung?

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  • tyler_97355
    I 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
    Message 1 of 7 , Oct 10, 2006
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      I 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.

      -Tyler


      --- 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
      > Geoff
      >
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