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Old 11-19-2012, 08:51 PM   #1
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Can someone explain to me why Kal's design to mount the element in a kettle is superior to say Highgravity?

I can't explain it but without totally understanding Kal's seems to be the better design.

Just trying to learn some more.

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Old 11-19-2012, 08:54 PM   #2
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Give us some links to peruse. I'm only vaguely familiar.

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Old 11-19-2012, 08:58 PM   #3
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Sorry.

I think everyone is pretty familiar with Kal's at theelectricbrewery.com

The other that I was looking at how it was done which seems to be a more simple approach was...

http://www.highgravitybrew.com/produ...g-306p3859.htm

I guess I am trying to understand if highgravity's is truly grounded

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Old 11-19-2012, 09:02 PM   #4
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Its really hard to see what High Gravity's method it. Kinda looks like its just heat shrink wrap which is not water tight. If it is just heat shrink then you would have to buy more of it in order to replace an element if it was dry fired or something.

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Old 11-19-2012, 09:10 PM   #5
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That's the impression I am getting so I will stick with the original plan to steal...I mean borrow Kal's plan and go from there.

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No apologies needed. I'm just getting into the idea of electric brewing. Kai's conduit cover looks nice.

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Old 11-20-2012, 03:29 AM   #7
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I'm going with kal's design as well. Looks great and very safe.

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