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Old 10-22-2011, 03:34 AM   #1
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How high or low should you drill the hole to install a 1/2 weldless valve? any rule of thumb? or just what ever floats your boat?

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Old 10-22-2011, 03:36 AM   #2
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What type of pot?

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44 quart bayou classic stainless steel

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Are you using dip tubes? If so, put it at whatever height works for the tubes. Otherwise, put it a little off the bottom to keep the flames at bay. I use kegs with dip tubes, my valves are approx 5 inches off the bottom of the keg.

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My old Morebeer pot has a valve about 2 inches off the bottom.

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