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Posted in thread: Anyone use the Stainless Steel Wort Chiller? on 05-01-2008 at 01:09 AM
I thought I heard something in the BN archives that the copper is good for the beer? People
were getting copper lined kettles.I heard a news blurb about researchers exploring the
Posted in thread: Got my kegs back.. what do you think on 04-30-2008 at 06:27 AM
Use a steel wire brush (about the size of a tooth brush) to clean the welds. The brush does not
have to be stainless. You’ll be surprised how clean the welds look afterward. I wouldn’t grind
Posted in thread: Anyone use the Stainless Steel Wort Chiller? on 04-30-2008 at 05:58 AM
BTW using a five gallon bucket with a valve on the side near the bottom filled with ice as a
pre-chiller could solve the problem. It would cost very little, too.
Posted in thread: Anyone use the Stainless Steel Wort Chiller? on 04-30-2008 at 05:53 AM
Thanks for the info...I was thinking about buying the stainless over the copper, but I'm
thinking now that it might be worth the extra $$$ to go copper. Better heat xfer is really what
I'm after anywa...
Posted in thread: Copper Perforated False Bottom? on 04-24-2008 at 08:31 PM
So I have some copper sheeting kicking around my machine shop, and I was wondering if there is
any reason I couldn't make a false bottom for my MLT out of it. I would have to make the hole
Posted in thread: See my Wort Chiller on 04-24-2008 at 06:14 PM
Just make sure the hoses dont touch the burner or stand and ull be fine.until i switch to food
safe high temp hoses, i just used whatever homedepot had.Great, thanks. That's all I needed to
Posted in thread: See my Wort Chiller on 04-24-2008 at 01:38 AM
If you're not reusing the water for drinking or brewing then it doesnt matter what tubing you
use. If doesnt matter if they leach impurities into water.If you plan on reusing the water,
then using som...
Posted in thread: See my Wort Chiller on 04-23-2008 at 03:57 AM
Was this type of plastic tubing recommended for use with an immersion chiller? The chiller gets
hot while being sterilized in the boiling wort. My chiller is finished except for the plastic
ends so I ...
Posted in thread: QDs teflon tape? on 04-21-2008 at 04:58 AM
Any threaded connection that seals at the threads can benefit from teflon tape.Be sure to keep
the tape away from where the threads start on the male connector especially with gas
connectors. Pieces o...
Posted in thread: How much did you pay for welding your keggle? on 04-20-2008 at 04:23 AM
Hi JDS, ss is such a poor conductor of heat that I can pick up an ss keggle with 11 gallons of
wort at full boil with bare hands (using the handles at the top of the keg). I would expect a