Question about mounting element in keggle
I mounted a 2000k element in my keggle today. I'm getting ready to wire it up and pot it in epoxy.
My question is this. I removed the little black gasket on the element before installing it in the keggle. It seemed like it was making it hard for me to get the food grade silicone gasket and the locknut on the threads.
Any reason to keep the original gasket on the outside of the keggle? I have no leaks, just wondering about temperatures from the brew kettle affecting the element connections on the outside.
On Tap: Belgian Barrel Aged Barleywine, Da Yooper's Oatmeal Stout, Breakfast Stout, Hop Your Face Off IIPA, Catcher in the Rye Saison, "Wino-head" Nelsin Sauvin Gumballhead.
Bourbon Barrel Duchesse De Bourgnone
Fermenting English Mild
on Deck: Lager?