Thanks for the reply. I went ahead and ordered that pair. I have about 40 bottles sitting on my counter tonight that I have cleaned the labels off but I need to be sure to get the insides clean before I store them.I bought several off Amazon to try- this was the longest one and works well, goes to the bottom in all my tall bottles. I got others that were fine for using in shorter bottles, or were very soft. What is sold at wine/ brew stores is typically too large a tip to fit anything, or scratches my fermenters.
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I soak bottles in oxiclean or soda ash, whatever I have. If the label doesn't soak off, I use a razor blade on the outside and a scrubbie. I store most with a coffee filter and rubber band to keep them clean, same for carboy storage. Don't know what will happen now that freecycle coffee filters seem to have have dried up.
What is LWS? I used the first carboy brush I had thinking it was for bottles and the tight diameter of the neck destroyed the bristles. I ordered some brushes from Amazon. I will see how well these work.i have a rough looking one i picked up from LWS. it works great, about 2" diameter (mini size of a bigger carboy brush) brush size works great. I have looked to amazon for some preplacement bottle brushes. They work ok.