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Old 03-14-2013, 04:47 AM   #1
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I converted this large igloo marine cooler into a mash tun today. Did a leak test and it sealed up right. the problem I'm running into here is that my barb suits close to 2" above the bottom of the cooler leaving behind a significant amount of liquid. could I do a street elbow here and create a dip tube effect like some do with their kettles? here are some pics





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Absolutely, that's what I had to do to mine. I use a different cooler, and my spout hole sits below the floor of the cooler rather than above. Same idea though. In your case there would be a siphon effect but it would get you to the same end point. And that's more beer!

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Absolutely, that's what I had to do to mine. I use a different cooler, and my spout hole sits below the floor of the cooler rather than above. Same idea though. In your case there would be a siphon effect but it would get you to the same end point. And that's more beer!
Thanks partner. I'll have to pick one up tomorrow
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