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Old 10-19-2012, 03:09 AM   #1
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Default Help using False bottom in MLT 1st time

Hello all,

Just made a false bottom based off a post. Does anyone have any pointers on what i should do to prep for brew day using it? Do i need to recalculate things? I read i need to increase my sparge amount by the deadspace volume.

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Old 10-19-2012, 04:00 AM   #2
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Any pics would be appreciated.


You will definitely want to put a few gallons of water in the MLT, drain it completely, measure the amount that remains, and add that to your volume calculations.

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Old 10-19-2012, 12:22 PM   #3
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I got the idea from a HBT post on $5 false botttom. I found a 13 inch aluminum pizza pan for 5 bucks at home goods.

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