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Colt Strong High Pressure Bench Capper
B506

Colt Strong High Pressure Bench Capper

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Description

This reinforced bench capper is solid, easy to use machine that will last for years of bottling. The base, column, head, and piston are all reinforced to make this capper very sturdy. The Trigger Grip adjustment mechanism makes is easy to change the height to accommodate a variety of bottle sizes.

Features:

  • 26 mm steel full cup capping head
  • Weighs 4 lbs
  • 21 1/2" H x 6 7/8" W x 8 5/8" L

To use the Colt Strong with European style bottles with 29 mm caps, see B506B.

Item # B506
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Availability California - Out Of Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 4 LBS
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Why did you choose this?
MoreFlavor Store
good reviews, hope its sturdy !
terrance s m on Dec 7, 2020
Easier Bottle Capping
Daniel H on Dec 1, 2020
good reviews, hope its sturdy !
terrance s m on Dec 7, 2020
It's easier than using a capper
Cory M on Dec 4, 2020
Easier Bottle Capping
Daniel H on Dec 1, 2020
Strong recommendation in the reviews by someone who bottles frequently
Charles G on Dec 1, 2020
Recommended by a friend
Keith A on Nov 30, 2020
Like the fact that the bottle won't slide out from underneath while capping!
Michael Gill on Nov 29, 2020
Better than the two handle hand capper
Mark W. M on Nov 26, 2020
STURDY. Less plastic
Sanad Al I on Nov 3, 2020
Reviews on this site and many others
Matt M on Nov 3, 2020
This is Shipping to Mexico
carlos flores robles on Nov 3, 2020
I am hoping that it will save me time on bottling day. Had some fairly good reviews.
Lee W on Oct 14, 2020
Improve from wing capper
Needed a better capper - this one has good reviews
Douglas J on Jun 2, 2020
Upgrade
Nicholaus A D on May 28, 2020
Old one not sealing properly. Good ratings on this one.
William K on May 22, 2020
Ordered the premium kit and apparently the capper in it is no good. If I have to upgrade, it just makes sense to get what it going to save a lot of hassle in the long run.
Patricia Doherty on May 21, 2020
A friend has one and it works great
Rodney R on May 5, 2020
To replace my manual bottle capper
Ariel Zelaya on May 5, 2020
Reviews
Don on May 2, 2020
The best.
John P on Apr 28, 2020
I'm lazy and this is easier then by hand
Aloha_Ed on Apr 22, 2020
good reviews
Mauricio P on Apr 9, 2020
Need a sturdier alternative to the two handed capper
Valued C on Apr 8, 2020
Recommended by fellow brewer
Mike W on Apr 1, 2020
My boyfriend has a hand capper that came in a kit and it just isn't doing the job, thought we would give this a go as a birthday gift after reading such good reviews
Ashlie L L on Apr 1, 2020
Good review, reasonable price for the beginner
Ernesto Bonilla R on Feb 25, 2020
GREAT PRODUCT
Valued C on Feb 7, 2020
Best reviews among price class
Jerry S on Dec 31, 2019
Good reviews
Justin Griffin on Dec 27, 2019
Replacement for a Butterfly Capper
Sigrit Olimpia Aguirre on Dec 18, 2019
The capper that I have at the moment seems to be failing.
Herminio A on Dec 16, 2019
Capper with the best reviews with the best price
Bram P on Dec 11, 2019
Looking for a new and reliable capper - chose based on reviews from this and other sites.
Brent W on Dec 6, 2019
because a 29mm champagne bell is available if I need one. I did not see that for other bottlers.
Steven D on Dec 1, 2019
Gift for son.
Wes S on Nov 30, 2019
looks beefy
Steve C on Nov 30, 2019
need a bench capper
Daniel Kelley on Nov 14, 2019
Am hoping the high pressure feature will keep the caps on my ginger ale during bottle conditioning
Hannah T on Nov 1, 2019
safer than cheaper ones
Jim C on Oct 19, 2019
Stronger and more reliable than the alternatives
Robert W on Oct 2, 2019
Seems to get better reviews
Joe J on Sep 17, 2019
I wanted something easier to use than the hand capper I have.
Russ on Sep 13, 2019
it's the best
Great reviews and solid price
Ronald M on Aug 28, 2019
Great reviews
Larry W on Jul 25, 2019
Quality
Henry on Jul 18, 2019
Trying something new
David on Jul 13, 2019
Heard it works great.
Edgar M on Jun 17, 2019
good price and best value capper
Timothy K on Jun 13, 2019
Good reviews and it looks sturdy
Roy A on May 4, 2019
It's easier than using a capper
Cory M on Dec 4, 2020
Strong recommendation in the reviews by someone who bottles frequently
Charles G on Dec 1, 2020
will it work with 29mm caps?
Francisco Santana on Jan 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Buy the optional 29mm bell as this one is standard 26mm.
Should I be pulling down with enough force that it fully depresses and makes a load sound? I feel like it is going to break the bottles, but it seems like less force isn't going to get a good seal.
Nathan Lazur on Nov 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Nathan - Yes, you want to pull down with enough force so that it fully depresses and crimps the cap evenly around the bottle opening but enough force to leave an indent on the very top of the cap is a sign of too much pressure. It may feel as though that the bottle will break but standard bottles should withstand upwards of 200-300 PSI.
Will this work with 12oz "stubby" twist-off bottles?
BEST ANSWER: This product will not work with twist off bottles.
No matter what I try, never get a clicking sound. And bottle is stuck in capper .Have to pry it free. Using standard American bottles. ???
Chet Stockton on Dec 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I experienced similar behavior 1st time use. But next time, I carefully adjusted the height to insure that downward pressure on the lever actually completes the cap seal. It will resist, then release when crimping the cap. Cheers.
What material is the bell made from? Is it stainless steel?
Lawrence Muijlwijk on Apr 15, 2020
BEST ANSWER: It looks to be stainless.
I have bottled @ 700 bottles of beer and it is very sturdy and works great.
i'm thinking of buying another one while they still have them.
i Love this capper.
I cap 40 bottles that have the swing cap and use the swing cap for sealing the beer if i want to finish it the next day.
i also do various beer bottles that use caps.
this is not just a good capper for the money, I think it is a really high quality capper that you would pay 3 to 4 times as much to get the same quality.
I shopped really hard to find this capper and hoped for the best and i have to say i was not disappointed.
best of luck
larry
Will it work with Stella Artois bottles and other bottles with a thicker neck?
Daniela Nettles on Jan 10, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Daniela, unlike a hand capper this product does not grab the neck of the bottle. the crimping takes place solely on the lip area, which is an bottling industry standard. please note that it is a good idea to fasten the capper to a solid, stable surface.
Reviews

4.6 / 5.0
46 Reviews
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Rated 5 out of 5
So much better than an emily capper
Nearly every batch I bottled with an emily (winged) capper resulted in one or two broken bottles. No more. I bought this as a replacement and have only used it once but I can tell its going to be much better. Feels sturdy and can be used on a counter top but I suspect that it would be even better bolted down.
November 30, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
As easy to use as possible.
I have bottles ranging from champagne all the way down to wee six ounce soda bottles and it works flawlessly and every single one. Ease of use is just that, easy peasy. I do recommend bolting it onto a bench, I used a 16x16x2 block, because it can be a little tipsy otherwise but it’s not necessary if you are careful.
September 8, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Does the job, but not very satisfying to use.
This capper does the job, but not very satisfying to use. I have been using a two handled capper (butterfly style) for the last 25 batches (about 1200 bottles) and wanted to switch to this style capper because I would typically crush the cap seat of the bottle at least once per batch. I was also finding that when I later opened the bottle, the entire neck would break off, just below the cap. I assume that is due to the stress that the capper subjects the bottle to. I just bottled my latest batch and had no broken bottles or misplaced caps. The height adjustment works well allowing quick and easy height adjustment to accommodate different size bottles. I mounted the capper on a piece of 3/4 plywood, which made it quite stable. However, the reason it is not very satisfying to use is that it takes a lot of force to properly seat the cap. Enough so that I’m concerned that I might break the bottle— although none did. Beyond that, about every fifth cap gets stuck in the capper after it is crimped, requiring some wiggling of the bottle to remove the cap. Finally, the spring loaded plunger must be binding because when the capping pressure is released, then plunger snaps back making a startling and surprisingly loud noise. I tried to remedy that with some silicone spray, which seemed to help some, but did not eliminate the issue. I also wonder how long this capper will hold up. While the stand and lever arm are steel, the capper body is made of plastic. The capping operation applies a lot of stress to the body, but time will tell. While bottling this first batch, some black fragments came out of the crimping cup. It looks like those came out of the Center of the plunger inside the cup. Not clear if tat part was functional, though, as it did not appear to impact the operation.
August 17, 2020
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Robust
I haven't used the capper on a batch of beer yet, but I did test it on a few bottles of varying sizes. I filled the bottles with a little soda water, capped, then shook them. No signs of leaks. The capper looks well-constructed and certainly more solid than the "Super Agata" press I had been using.
June 1, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Works
It works as it is supposed to, suggest that you screw it down.
May 12, 2020
Purchased
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Works good, quicker than the hand one.
I like the magnetic head which holds the cap while you get the bottle ready. Seams robust, so believe it will last for quite a while. I like the adjustable head piece which makes working with an assorted size of bottles a non-issue.
May 5, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 1 out of 5
Wear Earplugs and get towels
I'm not sure if I just ended up with a dud, but a few other reviewers attest to the same thing: The caps, when crimped onto the bottle, consistently get stuck in the capper. I have to proceed by pulling it out, which is eventually followed by a LOUD pop. This can't be by design. And the other day I shattered a bottle completely. Maybe it was a defect in the bottle. But the worry of breaking bottles is there nonetheless because you have to forcefully pull the stuck bottles out of the capper. I know that the amount of crimping is good because my bottles do carbonate, but for the instances where the bottles get stuck in the capper - I've tried to crimp them further to remove any sort of bottle cap flaring that may be getting lodged in the capper. And as a previous reviewer stated, if I proceed to crimp further I feel like I will shatter the bottle...again. and it still doesn't dislodge the bottle. I'm surprised how poor the performance is, since I'm just now using it for the first time - brand new. I'd be fine to admit that I just got a dud if that is indeed the case, but is my luck that bad?
April 2, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Jacob - Thanks for your feedback. Please give us a call at 1-800-600-0033 or email us at info@moreflavor.com so that we can assist you. We are here to help. Cheers!
April 29, 2020
Zach R Staff
Rated 4 out of 5
I would by this bench capper again. I am very pleased with it but only time will tell
March 24, 2020
Purchased
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Colt Bench Capper
Works great! So glad to have a capper I can use on my liter bottles!
March 5, 2020
Purchased
11 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Replace your two handed capper!
My two handed capper was getting loose, harder to align, less reliable on first squeeze. Bought this to solve all that and save time. Mission accomplished. Mounted it to a spare board 1x12x12”. Solid.
January 19, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago