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Old 04-13-2012, 04:15 AM   #1
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Default Help me with my cooler conversion

Ok so I've decided to pick up one of the round Rubbermaid coolers from HomeDepot with the intention of converting this to a MLT with a false bottom.

Can someone advise on the parts and fittings I should get? Will the 1/2" or 3/8" require me to drill into the cooler? Any reason I always see 3/8" barbs on these MLT's and never 1/2"

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Old 04-13-2012, 04:55 AM   #2
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Should be able to find everything you need here.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/wiki/index.php/Converting_a_cooler_to_a_mash_tun

And its about $30 for parts from HomeDepot.

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Old 04-13-2012, 05:21 AM   #3
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I would start at bargainfittings: http://bargainfittings.com/

Here's their tutorial: http://www.bargainfittings.com/index.php?route=information/information&information_id=15

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Old 04-13-2012, 05:37 AM   #4
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Don't buy this:

http://anchorage.craigslist.org/for/2911731791.html

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