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Old 03-21-2013, 12:08 AM   #101
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so a quick question guys, i am planning to use my electric BK or potentially my mash tun / herms coil once that is built. however, i am concerned about the element. what are people doing to protect the element / not melt the bag when using the bk?

i have seen collanders inverted with a whole cut, but that'd be a big collander for my 5500 watt, ulwd, ripple element

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Old 03-21-2013, 01:05 AM   #102
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Salvation army/goodwill for the crock pot, and petsmart for the cheepest generic 20 dollar pump.
I'll look at the thrift stores for the crock pot, scored a pump from my parents who had a fish tank that sprung a leak
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also served braised kale, fondant potato, and a tempura nugget thingy filled with cider gel (agar, apples and cider, cooked, solidified, and cut into cubes), a cube of sous vide wild duck, a cube of sous vide farmed duck and a cube of roasted shallot. the duck was served atop a bit of homemade red cabbage zuurkool (saurkraut for you germen readers!) to balance out the sweet sauce, and it was all very tasty. the final picture doesn't do it justice, that was the last plate of the 14 and was the one i threw together for myself very quickly, and then just remembered the camera. oh well
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Old 03-21-2013, 06:56 PM   #104
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I just came back from Goodwill with a sweet, harvest gold coffee urn. Since it heats from the bottom, and it's tall and narrow, do I need to deal with a pump, or will convection be enough ?

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Old 03-21-2013, 07:07 PM   #105
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I just came back from Goodwill with a sweet, harvest gold coffee urn. Since it heats from the bottom, and it's tall and narrow, do I need to deal with a pump, or will convection be enough ?
I think you still want to have the water moving around.



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Thanks, Revvy! Is that an aquarium air pump? I think that I have one of those somewhere.

I plugged my urn in last night, and it started making these moaning sounds. Now I've never used a big coffee urn before, and maybe that's normal, or maybe it's haunted. I guess time will tell. I want to try to clean up some scale inside it before I try to heat it again.

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Thanks, Revvy! Is that an aquarium air pump? I think that I have one of those somewhere.

I plugged my urn in last night, and it started making these moaning sounds. Now I've never used a big coffee urn before, and maybe that's normal, or maybe it's haunted. I guess time will tell. I want to try to clean up some scale inside it before I try to heat it again.
Yeah it's the same little 20 dollar guy I show in my original cooler design.



Yeah coffee urns tend to make strange noises as they're firing up. I think it's metal expansion as it heats up.
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Picked up a new 7qt crock pot at menards on sale for $15. Got the air bubbler from my parents as they no longer have an aquarium and got a new temp probe for my rims controller...going to try cooking some cod on wednesday for lunch!! will try and take some pics

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Here it is in all it's glory during a test run. I figured out I need to heat water on the stove first though as it takes a while to heat up

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