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    Always start very slowly and gently...it can erupt if you are not careful

    a few spins of the drill and wait to see how much it foams

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    Last edited by lockwood1956; 09-05-2007 at 11:27 PM.
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    And settling down...so took it out of the sink

    but will whiz stick it several times over two days

    till hardly any foam at all

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    OK here we go....method for vacuum degassing gallon jugs

    1 Gallon demijohn fitted with safety bung


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    take 1 vacuvin and one bored bung

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    Insert bung into vacuvin

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    Press reasonable firmly...firm enough to make a seal and suck a few times on the vacuvin......


    VOILA!

    Vacuum createdand bubbles flow from the wine

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    Default Degassing using a Mityvac

    Degassing using a mityvac brake bleeding tool

    here is the Mityvac, attached via a tube with a tapered end piece, insterted into an orange carbuoy cap
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    Pump to suck air from the carbuoy creating a vacuum
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    once vacuum created it shows on the pressure gauge

    (well OK it doesn't in this pic...I'm a crap photographer...use your imagination dammit!)
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