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Old 04-22-2014, 07:12 PM   #21
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The height looks perfect to me...about 1/16" under the FB...

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Old 04-24-2014, 06:59 AM   #22
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The height looks perfect to me...about 1/16" under the FB...
Looks like we nailed it man! I love to see a plan come together! I think once you use it a few times you'll ask yourself how you ever lived without the added filtration. The stability is just a bonus!

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I guess I'm a little late to this party, but you could also have fixed this problem be adding a simple grant to your setup. You'd drain from the mash tun into the grant by a simple gravity feed, then pump from the grant back to the tun. This would eliminate any suction from the mash tun altogether. It also gives you a good point at which to evaluate the wort clarity during recirculation, not to mention take samples to test for starch conversion and monitor wort pH.

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Old 04-24-2014, 08:06 PM   #24
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kombat - Adding a grant is for sure another way to skin the cat...that's a great suggestion...Thanks!

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