Make a hop spider they work great but if your worried about the PVC and the hot wort use a stainless steel garbage disposal flange there about $15 at lowes/HD. Also pick up some long threaded bolts or all thread in stainless as well as stainless nuts and a stainless hose clamp large enough to hold the stained on the flange. Here's a picture of mine:
You might also when your really ready to filter out a lot of debris check out the brewers hardware turn filter.
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