Q: Are there any cheaper shipping options?
A: The PET carboys do not weight much but the package size needed to safely ship them without damaged is ab it over sized for the reason for the high cost. These items do not qualify for reduced shipping at this time
Q: Hi, I have several questions below:
1) Is it possible to ship it to Japan?
2) Would you clarify height and diameter of the product?
3) Would you clarify diameter of the opening mouth?
4) How much is the shipping fee to Japan? I would like to know the cases if I buy 1, 2, 3 and 4 products.
A: 1.75" opening on the neck, 21" talland 11" wide. Shipping fees to Japan will vary by postal code. You can add the items to a cart on the site and update the shipping address for the rates to be calculated prior to making payment.
Q: plastic carboys are they food grade/
A: These would be a food grade product
Q: Is this carboy strong enough to withstand a vacuum if you wanted to vacuum rack into it?
A: I would not recommend putting these under pressure, use our auto siphon!
Q: Do you have a blowoff tube for these? I purchased two and had a imperial stout blow off the top and spill out.
A: We have 5/16 siphon hose that is capable of fitting directly into the top of your airlock. We carry larger tubing but it fits our glass carboys.
Q: Are these carboys Better Bottle brand? I have had 2 fail due to soaking with PBW overnight. I used half strength solution and still they failed. Vintage shop carboys are far superior.
A: These are not Better Bottle brand Carboys, Better Bottle is not currently manufacturing their product. These are Villamen brand typically.
Q: PBW is said to be fine but their recommendation for cleaning is to combine use it with water warmer than 140 F. At what temperature should PBW be used here?
A: You should use water as specified from PBW, this carboy can handle warm water. I would use 140F water, or slightly warmer.
Q: How does this product compare with the better bottle PET product/brand?
A: These are very comparable. They perform the same and have the same dimensions. We highly recommend them.
Q: Can PBW be used to wash it?
A: PBW can definitely be used to wash this carboy, we prefer it!
Q: What is the diameter of the hole/mouth of carboy?
A: The diameter of the mouth is roughly 2''.
Q: What are the dimensions?
A: The width is roughly 11" and the height is roughly 18.5".