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Old 08-16-2012, 10:07 PM   #1
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Default Distance between HLT and Mash turn

Attempting my second batch doing all grain and I have a question on my set up. I put together a brew stand(janky but should work). Is there a rule of thumb for the distance between the HLT and mash tun? I ask because they are real close. Using two igloos with a spare arm.

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Attempting my second batch doing all grain and I have a question on my set up. I put together a brew stand(janky but should work). Is there a rule of thumb for the distance between the HLT and mash tun? I ask because they are real close. Using two igloos with a spare arm.

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It doesn't matter. Whatever works. If you're using gravity, as long as the MLT is lower than the HLT the distance doesn't matter.
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