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None that I know of, perhaps someone will have more insight on that. A question: Are you re-using soda bottles? If the caps are in good condition they should work fine... And a tip: you can still carbonate the flat beers by adding some extra sugar to it, closing and placing in a warmer place (I assume you chilled them). The yeast should still kick back ...
You can use a smaller diameter tubing in most applications. If you dip the tubing in hot water it will allow it to stretch some more and you can get a tight fit on certain items. Next clamps of some sort for certain applications can help as well. But they create an extra step when you need or want to remove the tuning. (I removed the tubing from my racking ...
What's the problem with foil? When I cold crash, I seal the fermenter either with a solid stopper or foil. Since fermentation is done there's no need to do anything else. AAMOF, you want to stop air from getting into the fermenter, whether it has microbes or not. I would not recommend using anything porous.
If you read this page: http://www.bayteccontainers.com/gama-seal-lid-white.html It has the following information: "Fits 3½,5 & 6 Gallon Buckets" and "THE GAMMA SEAL LID FITS STANDARD 12" DIAMETER PLASTIC PAILS." and "AIRTIGHT Reseals Your Bucket or Pail Easy Opening Lid Fits All Universally Used 12" Opening Pails and Buckets" So I would say if your ...
Found this comment in a newsgroup about the B3 buckets I have 1 and the lid does not seal. I have since bought a gamma seal lid that spins off. it is very air tight. It seems they do fit. It's simplicity itself that the mouths of buckets are all the same size. I don't think that's how it is here in Europe.
Your cheapest option is probably to just get a 5 gallon paint bucket lid opener from a hardware store. Something like this: http://www.amazon.com/Linzer-5425-Plastic-5-Gallon-Opener/dp/B000KKPBFE
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