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Hi all!
I took an interest in wine making a few years ago but got really serious the last few months. I got a nice kit for Christmas and started my first batch 3 weeks ago. I recently racked it from my primary to my carboy and now I'm busting playing the waiting game. I got a crappy corker with my kit and was wondering anyone had recommendations on a floor corner? ImageUploadedByWine Making1484573870.576795.jpg
 

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Welcome PA'er from another PA'er!
 

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Welcome to the forum!

Another Pennsylvanian here! Moved to Wellsboro, PA from Southbury, CT July of 2015. [BTW, people from CT (the Nutmeg State) are often referred to as Nutmegers. Are people from PA ever referred to as Keystoners?]
 
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Not that I know of, but I'm close to Pittsburgh and we are frequently called pittsburghers
 

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Any ideas on a good floor corker or are they all the same?
Welcome to the forum. Lots of good information here. I am a big fan of the Italian floor corker. Brass jaws, longer (easier to use) handle. Should last most home winemakers a lifetime, not much more expensive than the red Portuguese made one.
 

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Welcome to the forum. I don't have any corker recommendations because I'm yet to cork my first batch, but good luck.
 

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Another Italian Floor Corker fan here. Got mine as a Christmas gift a few years ago.
 

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Welcome!

My crappy non-floor corker works OK. I do gallon batches, so it isn't as much to do at once. Some folks here have a lot crazier bottling day than I'll ever have!
 

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Welcome from Long Island. I brew little beer and make a little wine and have a Colona capper / corker, but a floor corker would be a wise investment for you if you are making 5 or more gallons or frequent batches.
 

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I have a winged corker, But with 120 gal needing to be bottled I've put a floor corker on my gift list.
 

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i bought one that called it portugeese but it looked like an italian for $75 and it has worked through the last few hundred flawlessly.:fsh
 

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Welcome to the forum!

Another Pennsylvanian here! Moved to Wellsboro, PA from Southbury, CT July of 2015. [BTW, people from CT (the Nutmeg State) are often referred to as Nutmegers. Are people from PA ever referred to as Keystoners?]


Hey im new and am from Galeton, pa. nice to see someone close to me!
 

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Hey im new and am from Galeton, pa. nice to see someone close to me!
I was in Gains just a few hours ago. Did a 7 mile hike with a couple of friends using the Bee Tree Ski Trail back to Ansonia.
 

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Hey im new and am from Galeton, pa. nice to see someone close to me!
We have a cabin just North of Colton Pt State Park on Pine Creek. Welcome to the Forum! Maybe we'll cross paths in April when my brothers and I are up for a long weekend.
 
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