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Old 04-23-2009, 05:00 PM   #11
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I hear ya...That is small hi temp hose...It is almost impossible to pull off...
There is almost no pressure on the hose as one end is always open....

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Old 04-23-2009, 06:11 PM   #12
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Old 04-23-2009, 06:28 PM   #13
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Wow...that noise is a little scary...but now mine seems much less scary...I'll try it this afternoon...

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Old 04-23-2009, 06:44 PM   #14
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do you get any "suck back" in the steam line after you turn the steam back off? I would think as the steam in the line condenses, it would draw wort (or water in your test setup) back into the steam line

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Old 04-23-2009, 07:25 PM   #15
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It's kind of hard to see in that tube...but I think you are right...Maybe I can add a check valve...
I have no idea where I might find one...but I have used them in plumbing before...

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Old 04-24-2009, 03:25 PM   #16
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OMG...This really works !!! There was no thumping like when I tried it with water....
I could raise the temp to whatever I wanted...The power stiring was the bomb too...No hot spots !

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