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Old 04-04-2013, 08:07 PM   #11
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That's another thing, is the rubber washer an issue? Will it withstand the heat?
Try it like that and if it fails, replace with an EPDM washer.

By the way, I just noticed that you have PTFE tape on the thread of your tank connector. I wonder if that is the problem. Take it off - the compression fitting is supposed to seal on the olive.


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Old 04-04-2013, 10:59 PM   #12
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I tried the tape after I tried the compression fitting, I'll take it off and try again by really giving it a good squeeze on before I go off and buy some JB weld, pliers et all haha.

Thanks for the help, will keep you posted on my progress

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So this is where I'm at now, I've managed to solve the original problem by using compression fittings alone and re sizing some of the copper.

NOW I've got to deal with the inside.

I've just done a test run off with some water, and the run off stops at the point where the hole is, not where my hop filter reaches down to (see picture)



I managed to get it to work by filling the tubing for the run off with water, and using the water falling out to pull the rest of the water in the pot through (if you get what I mean).

Will this system only work if I come up with some sort of syphoning device or get a pump? Or is there an easy work around that I'm missing?

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