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Old 08-01-2012, 01:23 AM   #11
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When my cooling water (pool water) is too high, I just chill the best I can and toss the carboys in my chest freezer. Gets them down in a couple of hours.
I feed it directly into a conical in the freezer. Guess I could pump it in a bit faster around 75-80, let it cool, then pitch.
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Old 08-01-2012, 03:56 AM   #12
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If your cooling water is 60 degrees you should be able to get to 62 no sweat. My cooling water is 75 deg and I get to 75 in no more than 15 minutes with a counter flow plate chiller recirculated through the boil kettle.

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Old 08-01-2012, 03:57 AM   #13
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So my suggestion is get a pump to pump back to the boil kettle and let it rip

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Old 08-01-2012, 04:12 AM   #14
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What kind of CFC is this? Did you build it yourself? How long is the cooling line?

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Old 08-02-2012, 12:05 AM   #15
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how cold is your water?
mid 60's in summer. if i use my pump without throttling the outflow from the pump the wort will be high 70's low 80's. i start the flow with the pump then shut it off and let the siphon take over.
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Old 08-02-2012, 12:22 AM   #16
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What kind of CFC is this? Did you build it yourself? How long is the cooling line?
Got it from morebeer:

http://morebeer.com/view_product/195...w_Wort_Chiller
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If by cooling line you mean the line from the sink to the chiller. It's probably 10 feet at most.

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I'm stumped at what could be wrong at this point...

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Is it possible that my "cold" water if flowing to fast through the chiller?

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Is it possible that my "cold" water if flowing to fast through the chiller?
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