Originally Posted by DeathBrewer
just use DME and add 20%, so about 10 lbs of DME should do it
(I don't like LME anyway, i'm a DME nazi)
Actually this is backwards, you need to use 0.8 * LME. So 6# of LME = 4.8# DME. So you need just under 8# of DME for the recipe.
Light or X-light DME should get you a similar beer but will have a slightly different flavor than the pilsner. I think it will still make a good triple.