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Old 09-19-2010, 08:48 PM   #1
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Default Home made mash-tun?

whats a quick easy and cheap way to make a mash tun at home? I have seen a couple with the copper tubing in the bottom. I am currently using this

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and the boil in a bag method for mashing my malt

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Old 09-19-2010, 08:58 PM   #2
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cooler and a stainless steel braid.

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Old 09-19-2010, 09:01 PM   #3
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do a search

there are probably several hundred easy designs here

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Old 09-19-2010, 09:06 PM   #4
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Search "Rubbermaid Cooler".

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Old 09-19-2010, 09:09 PM   #5
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Cooler + CPVC + Brass ball valve + a washer + 2 O rings+ plumbers tape (in case leakage) + whatever else you wanna add.

refer to my profile videos and or goto youtube searching for Chris Knight All Grain Brewing.

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Dude, I have made two of these, and they are so easy and cheap. Since it's the end of summer, you can find coolers cheap.
Check this link.
http://www.donosborn.com/homebrew/mashtun.htm

Te latest one I made was from a Coleman cooler and the hole was bigger than the last one, so I had to use the 3/8" High temperature tubing. It has a thicker wall.

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Flyguy's 10 gallon cooler mash tun build

This DIY includes assembly and parts list. For some reason the parts list isn't showing up but if you highlight the area to the right of the bullets they'll appear.
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Flyguy's 10 gallon cooler mash tun build

This DIY includes assembly and parts list. For some reason the parts list isn't showing up but if you highlight the area to the right of the bullets they'll appear.
is a place like lowes going to have all those parts? I looked on their website and couldnt find a lot of it.
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is a place like lowes going to have all those parts? I looked on their website and couldnt find a lot of it.
I got everything that I needed from Home Depot, except for the stainless steel fender washers. Those I had to get at fastenal. Check www.fastenal.com for locations.

Lowes should have all the parts as well. Don't look online. Go to the store with your list of parts and ask someone.
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I used this one from the site, as have many others. Lots of good trouble shooting and improvements to the tun throughout the life of the thread.

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