Originally Posted by FredTheNuke
With the immersion cooler half way submerged in 175 degree HLT water it takes about 5 minutes with my March 815 at full flow to bump 33 lbs of mash from 151 up to 152. that is a sufficient cycle time to me!
can you explain your setup a little more? 1 degree per 5 minutes sounds incredibly slow...
i have a 12 foot x 1/2" stainless coil that steps 5 gallons at 1 degree per 50 seconds. but that is also driven by a 4kW heating element...
longer doesn not always = better (thats what he said....)