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Old 06-20-2012, 02:44 AM   #1
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Default Brew pot diameter

My propane burner is 12.5" in diameter. If I get a new brew pot, should it be less than or equal to that? I am having trouble finding one that size. They all seem to be 14" and larger.

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Old 06-20-2012, 02:49 AM   #2
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Larger will be better.

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I don't doubt that. I just wonder if having a pot larger than the burner will create problems.

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Old 06-20-2012, 02:56 AM   #4
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Not in my experience, or most brewers I'd wager... I use a keggle on a Blichmann burner... So the actual burner element IS smaller than the keggle diameter. No issues with that.

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Old 06-20-2012, 03:06 AM   #5
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thats the kind of answer i was looking for. thanks.

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