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Old 05-03-2013, 02:58 PM   #1
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Birthday cash in hand, I am looking to upgrade or purchase more brewing items.

Here is what I have:

Blichmann burner
1/2 barrel Keggle with SS valve and pickup tube
2 - 10 gallon Igloo coolers with valves (one is my HLT and other is Mash Tun)
False Bottom for MT
Keezer with 3 taps (and 5 ball lock cornies)
4 or 5 better bottles
Temperature controller
Immersion Chiller
Chugger Pump
Stir Plate
Hop Spider
Barley Crusher
over 200 lbs of bulk grain
Couple lbs of hops
Vacuum sealer
Refractometer
Numerous bottles


So with all this equipment, I have some cash burning a hole in my pocket.
Taking suggestions on what I should upgrade or purchase next.

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Old 05-03-2013, 03:06 PM   #2
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I would get another pot with a valve and sight tube and another burner and use that for your HLT. I find it very convenient to heat to the temperature needed for the mash, then the sparge than to heat water then store it in a cooler type HLT.

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Old 05-03-2013, 03:15 PM   #3
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I would get another pot with a valve and sight tube and another burner and use that for your HLT. I find it very convenient to heat to the temperature needed for the mash, then the sparge than to heat water then store it in a cooler type HLT.
What I do now is fill my HLT up with water and I have a heating element to bring my sparge water up to temp.
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What I do now is fill my HLT up with water and I have a heating element to bring my sparge water up to temp.
Ah... I guess that works as well as another burner.

I guess then maybe more taps so you can have all 5 kegs going at once.
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Ah... I guess that works as well as another burner.

I guess then maybe more taps so you can have all 5 kegs going at once.
SCORE!.. I do have room to put 2 more taps in and I do have a 4-way CO2 distributor (i would need to T one)... There's a good thought. Thanks.
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A better chiller... ChillZilla or Therminator.

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Old 05-03-2013, 05:26 PM   #7
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A better chiller... ChillZilla or Therminator.
This was my other thought..

I was thinking a 30 or 40 pass Duda Diesel Plate Chiller.
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Buy more cornies. They're only going up in price.

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Just got these. I think I'm set.
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