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Old 03-05-2010, 08:59 PM   #1
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http://bayouclassicdepot.com/6060-ba...-stock-pot.htm

I was thinking this would work great for sparging. Put a mesh over the steamer tray and put a valve with a nipple extension at the bottom below the ridge. I guess my only concern is the amount of space between the bottom of the pan and the steamer.

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Old 03-05-2010, 09:04 PM   #2
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If your going to sparge in it your going to have to mash in it, do you have a way to keep the temp steady? I prefer a cooler for mashing.

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Old 03-05-2010, 09:06 PM   #3
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Those holes are pretty large for a false bottom. I wouldn't recommend it for a mash tun. You can build a cooler mash tun much cheaper

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All that dead-space will be a problem. You'll be flushing enzymes out of the grain that will then sit in the dead-space and not do anything for the mash.

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There are people who do this for BIAB style brewing, but I cant seem to find the thread. I think you have to mix and match baskets and pots in order to make it work.

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