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Old 02-04-2012, 12:59 AM   #1
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Anyone have the black costing peel off of the element after a few boils? I have about 5 batches through the ekeggle, and the coating is flaking off.

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Old 02-06-2012, 09:09 PM   #2
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No issues with my 5500W ULWD camco element after ~35 batches.

Yours looks to be a different model however, but the surface looks the same (other than the flaking that is...).

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Old 02-07-2012, 02:21 AM   #3
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No issues with my 5500W ULWD camco element after ~35 batches.
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All that cash and only 35 batches? Get to work!
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Old 02-07-2012, 02:28 AM   #4
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That's 35 10-gallon batches in 28 months. I thought I was doing pretty well!

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Old 02-07-2012, 02:47 AM   #5
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I had that happen on my first batch with electric - I thought it was scorching but it could have been the covering - not sure.

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Old 02-07-2012, 04:36 AM   #6
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has anyone had any luck brewing with those chrome type elements from the hardware store?

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Old 02-07-2012, 11:26 PM   #7
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I just did my second batch with two 2000w elements. No prob getting 7 gallons to a hard boil.

The stuff you see comes off with a paper towel. It is not scorching.

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Old 02-07-2012, 11:50 PM   #8
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I just did my second batch with two 2000w elements. No prob getting 7 gallons to a hard boil.

The stuff you see comes off with a paper towel. It is not scorching.
I also use them. No problems for me.
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Old 02-08-2012, 12:23 AM   #9
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good to know. i used 3800W chrome elements from home depot in my BK and HLT. hopefully idont have to go back and replace the elements anytime soon!

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