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This stainless steel baster is ideal for taking wort and must samples from fermenters. 18" long, 3/4" diameter, fills a hydrometer jar in 3 to 4 squeezes of the black rubber bulb. Imported.
Love this thing. Skinny enough to get into any Carboy or Barrel to take samples. Throw into dishwasher to sanitize.
My baster had jagged edges and was rusty on the end. I contacted customer support (they were excellent & extremely responsive) and the 2nd unit had jagged edges & was rusty as well. Do not recommend. I would never put this in my wort.
Quality material, but after sanitizing & using a few times, I filled it to take a gravity sample and the bulb detached from the stainless steel draw tube falling into the carboy. I drilled out a large cork stopper to fit the stainless tube to use for lifting out of carboy without using the bulb as a handle. I still find it a handy item to own. Easy to clean & sanitize.
pros: great size for OG and FG of home brews, easy to sterilize.
cons: ??? to shiny ???