Originally Posted by krazydave
You could always use it as a HLT down the road? I have one very similar and that's what I'm currently using as my HLT. It works fine for 10gal batches.
Already have a 10 gallon cooler for HLT, may still hold onto it for that, or just take the hit, build a keggle at time point for 10 Gallon batches, and then have the flexibility for 5 or 10 gallon.