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Old 02-10-2007, 01:07 AM   #1
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Do you cover it and cut a notch out of the lid or just leave it uncovered?

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Old 02-10-2007, 01:16 AM   #2
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I leave mine uncovered, but I brew in a fairly "clean" environment. I don't have a lid for my kettle so its not an issue. If you have the ability to cut a notch in your lid to fit your chiller, go ahead and do it. It certainly can't hurt.

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Old 02-10-2007, 01:19 AM   #3
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I have a notch cut in the lid of my kettle. If I didn't I think I would cover it with something like foil perhaps.

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Old 02-10-2007, 01:48 AM   #4
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No cover, just faith!

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Old 02-10-2007, 02:34 AM   #5
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I use a cover on my kettle for chilling only, there is a notch cut in.

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Old 02-10-2007, 02:12 PM   #6
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I notched the lid, but only use it when the wind is a problem.

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Old 02-10-2007, 05:39 PM   #7
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No notch, no lid... pure luck...

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Old 02-12-2007, 10:03 PM   #8
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I've notched an old lid. fits pretty well and easy to slip on and off. Also have a 3000' roll of plastic/food wrap from Costco that I use to cover stuff after cleaning. Also wrap whatever was just sanatized. Not something I obsess over, but SWMBO wanted the smaller roll and now I own 3000'

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No lid here.

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Old 02-12-2007, 10:13 PM   #10
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I use the lid, but no notch, so it stays tilted up diagonally.

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