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postban 12-25-2010 04:30 PM

such a simple fix
 
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I noticed when switching from Extract to AG that I was getting a lot more space in the carboy taken up by break material, boiled hops and Irish moss;



Though to try and strain it out this last batch and it really did knock down the space taken up, only about 1/2" now in each.

I set the strainer in a big funnel and filled the carboys with my March pump. Filled the strainer about three times with solids.

I know that some swirl and rack from outer edge but I use a keggle/pump and a center pickup for the pump. Swirling just piles it right where the pickup pipe is (lowest part of the kettle bottom)



Obvious solution is obvious I guess.



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