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Old 02-05-2010, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default Cooler mash tuns vs pot as mash tun?

what's better and why?

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Old 02-05-2010, 08:50 PM   #2
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Pots/kettle can be heated directly if necessary but don't hold heat well. Plastic beverage coolers hold heat well but can't be directly heated.

I vote for a cooler and once you get past the learning curve of how to go in hot enough to compensate for initial heat absorption, you hold temps very well.

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