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Old 09-28-2009, 11:02 PM   #1
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I have some 3/4" soft copper left over from a project at home. Is that to big to make a chiller from if I can get it coiled to the right diameter?

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Old 09-28-2009, 11:07 PM   #2
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It's like your penis. It is never big enough.

IMO the larger the pipe the more surface contact w/ the wort. Thus the faster the cooling.

You have the girth but do you have the length is the question?

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Old 09-28-2009, 11:12 PM   #3
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thanks, was hoping i could use it. i just have to figure out how to get it bent. i love your signature. that is what they told me when i started my plumber apprenticeship but they also said don't chew your fingernails.

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Old 09-28-2009, 11:18 PM   #4
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I coiled mine around a peice of 6" PVC I had layin around. I had my wife hold the coil while I bent it.

My hose thread adapters were 1/2 MIP x 3/4 Male hose. The inside of the MIP turned out to be female sweat So I was able to just solder that beast right on it.

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