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Old 09-22-2008, 06:44 PM   #1
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I found this wort chiller on craigslist, and purchased it from the guy for next to nothing(less than $20). But I am not fond of how it is configured. Does anyone know the easiest way to extend the entry/exit connections higher so they will be above the edge of the brewkettle? I am worried of kinking the tubing or damaging it before I get it configured right.

I don't want to be fishing it out of the wort or having the tips end up submerging when I try to use it in a full boil. Thanks in advance for any help!

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Old 09-22-2008, 06:49 PM   #2
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compression fittings, or just unroll a little from each end?


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That looks like 1/2" stainless. What a good find! Stainless is not very easy to bend. It can be coiled but I think you would have a mess on your hands if you tried uncoiling that thing and reshaping the inlet/outlet. I would suggest hitting up Ebay for some stainless compression fittings and connect it up to some longer tube spurs.

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