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ewibolo 09-28-2012 01:25 PM

Hole too big? - Coleman 70qt extreme cooler mash tun
 
Hi everyone, I purchased a coleman extreme 70qt cooler - here. The problem I think I have is that the drain hole is too big - it measures 1" diameter. The weldless cooler bulkhead from bargainfittings states that it is for a max size hole of 7/8".
Has anyone used that specific cooler successfully? If so, were any mods necessary?

Thanks again everyone,

EP

DPBISME 09-28-2012 01:43 PM

I had to put large "washers" on both sides to make a fitting woukld on my 10 Gallon Water Cooler...

The valve I wanted and fit reall well was out of stock so I bought a smalller one.

DPB

apshaffer 09-28-2012 04:28 PM

neoprene washers plus fender washers will make it water tight.

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