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  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 01-10-2013 at 01:30 PM
    I want to express my thanks to the original post and instructions. I built one on Monday night
    and just put 3-4 gallons of water in it and no leaks that I can see. So a success for the test
    run. I'm h...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 01-09-2013 at 12:05 PM
    Regarding the play in the valve, I torqued the crap out of the valve and inner nipple to get it
    to fit, and there was still a little play in it. Fortunately it doesn't leak though. When I
    examined the...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 01-01-2013 at 01:03 PM
    What kind of effeciency are people getting on this setup with high gravity brews? I did a 5 gal
    batch of Christmas ale:.5 lb German carafa III.81 lb Special Roast.81 Victory13.33 Brewers Malt
    (is this...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 01-01-2013 at 01:02 PM
    Two things that are most commented on regarding efficiency are how fine your grains are crushed
    (maybe set it a hair finer next time) and how slowly you collect your first runnings after the
    vorlauf (...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 12-28-2012 at 01:16 PM
    Oh, and maybe you're wondering how everything turned out?.?.? I did my first all grain batch
    (Irish Red) the weekend after Thanksgiving. There were no leaks, and the tun held the
    temperature just fine...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 12-28-2012 at 01:11 PM
    That's an awesome price, do you happen to have a link to the sale or vendor?When I got mine,
    there were only 2 left. And I received an email shortly after I posted this that another reader
    grabbed the...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 12-28-2012 at 01:09 PM
    But you used brass in an acidic environment....should have gone stainless.Considering the short
    amount of time the mash is in contact with the brass, it isn't really a problem. If you're
    worried about...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 11-14-2012 at 04:09 PM
    I just built a 7 gallon version of this. I found a 7 gallon Gatorade cooler from Universal
    Industrial Supply via Amazon.com for $33 with shipping (what a steal). I found the other parts
    at Home Depot,...

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