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Old 11-27-2008, 02:13 AM   #1
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Default 5500W Heating Element, how do I install it?

Looking to those who HAVE installed a water heater element in thier BK. I cannot go from the bottom up, as the element will protrude from the liquid since I only brew 5 gal. batches.
How are some of you installing these things from the sides?

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Old 11-27-2008, 02:33 AM   #2
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Nevermind, found an answer after all!

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Old 11-27-2008, 02:57 AM   #3
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now you have my interest, what did you find?

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Old 11-27-2008, 03:37 AM   #4
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yeah...please do tell

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Old 11-27-2008, 04:36 AM   #5
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Also interested, any links?

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Old 11-27-2008, 04:47 AM   #6
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You tease.

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Old 06-17-2010, 05:18 PM   #7
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I'm interested

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Old 06-17-2010, 05:21 PM   #8
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dead thread, Pol is no longer on the forum. You can see his rig though in the "Show us your rig/sculpture" thread. Towards the very end. It's the shiny one that looks like it belongs indoors. He went with a weldless option from bargainfittings.com using this kit

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Old 06-17-2010, 06:19 PM   #9
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I wonder why Pol's not around anymore.....maybe he got burned out on brewing?

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Old 06-17-2010, 06:26 PM   #10
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It was mentioned that he didn't like the criticism and essentially "took his ball and went home".

I don't know what the real story was.

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