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Old 01-19-2007, 02:40 PM   #21
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Ok.. that makes sense. But the guy doesn't seem to have a ton of extra equipment compared to some of the other set-ups I've seen.

Is that effecient enough?


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Old 01-19-2007, 02:51 PM   #22
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Ok.. that makes sense. But the guy doesn't seem to have a ton of extra equipment compared to some of the other set-ups I've seen.

Is that effecient enough?
That's a very similar setup to mine (and a lot of peoples'), and I hit 79% on my last batch.

You don't need a fancy three-tier system, you don't even really need to fly sparge (although you can get a little bit more efficient if you do).


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Old 01-19-2007, 03:23 PM   #23
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Check out my equipment from the link below. You'll see how lo-tec it can be.
I hit 80% last time.
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Old 01-19-2007, 07:47 PM   #24
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Would this suffice for a mash/lauter tunn?

http://www.canadiantire.ca/browse/pr...=1169239640999
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I just finished my second AG with MoreBeer crushed grain. Hit my OG the second time,but not the first. I figured it was my fault the first time. Going to purchase my own crusher to identify the real problem.
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Just finished my second AG session with MoreBeer crushed grain. Missed my OG the first time, but right on today. I figured the first batch was my problem not the crusher. Who knows.
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Old 01-20-2007, 02:03 AM   #27
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Would this suffice for a mash/lauter tunn?

http://www.canadiantire.ca/browse/pr...=1169239640999
I tried to find that exact cooler for myself. Called all 7 Crappy Tire stores in Calgary and none had them in stock (even though their website said that 3 would). I guess coolers are a bit out of season in Canada right now!

If you find one, I would be curious to know.
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Old 01-24-2007, 12:01 AM   #28
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Checked out Home Depot, Lowes and even two auto parts stores, but can't find what you guys are calling a stainless steel braid. From the picture in the website (http://cruisenews.net/brewing/infusion/page1.php) it looks like something used to reinforce fuel lines or the hoses in a car, but I can't tell for certain. I'm curious to know where you would find one. If you know...let me know.

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Old 01-24-2007, 12:05 AM   #29
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Go to the plumbing department, that is where the stainless braid is located. Use a piece of water line connector. You have to cut the plastic tube out and adapt it.
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Checked out Home Depot, Lowes and even two auto part stores, but can't seem to find what you guys are calling a stainless steel braid. From the pictures on the website it looks like it would used to reinforce fuel lines or the hoses in a car, but I'm not really sure. I'm just curious to know where anyone bought it. If you know...let me know.

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