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Mschooley53

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Just getting into winemaking and for right now, I have a bottling bucket filled with KMeta and after I use my equipment I rinse it off and drop it in the bucket.

I'd like to find a better place to store them so does anyone have any other clever ideas? The racking came and stirring spoon create a problem because they are taller than the bucket so it would be nice to store them elsewhere.
 

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Just getting into winemaking and for right now, I have a bottling bucket filled with KMeta and after I use my equipment I rinse it off and drop it in the bucket.

I'd like to find a better place to store them so does anyone have any other clever ideas? The racking came and stirring spoon create a problem because they are taller than the bucket so it would be nice to store them elsewhere.
I keep a lot of the things I use regularly in a bucket like yours. Hoses and racking canes just hang to drip dry after they get used/cleaned.
 

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I have a hutch in my basement with drawers and cabinets that hold most of the small items. The larger ones, like racking cane, just sit on the main hutch counter.

I keep a 1 gallon jug with about an inch of K-Meta solution with a cap on. After brushing small items with B Brite, I drop them in the jug and close the cap for about 15 mins. Done.
 

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After using, my equipment (baster, hydrometer, racking cane(s), spoons, etc.) get cleaned with One Step and then just put into a bucket that I keep all necessary tools in. I don't store them in any solution.
When needed, I rinse whatever I am using with hot water and use it.
Never had any problems in 4 yrs.
 

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Doesn't our wine taste better when brewed with equipment that we've had to gather from four corners of the house?


For me its a combo of bucket and boxes and things hanging on nails all with one corner of my basement.

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