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Old 12-20-2010, 08:03 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Does anyone use one?  Is it worth the big price tag?  Any tips on where to get it cheap?


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I haven't used one, but I think it's probably worth it.  I tried doing fermented pickles in a large, ceramic bowl, and it did not work (they molded :( )

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I use an old (50+) ceramic crock and weigh down using a ceramic lid

 

mine is heavy - about 20lbs and holds over 5 gals

 

they can be found at yard sales and thrift stores for real cheap


 

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i have one from my german grandmother but like its said above they are pretty easy to find at thrift stores

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