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Old 03-10-2009, 06:55 PM   #11
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Good to know, thanks. You all stir it a few times and only lose about 1*?



 
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:07 PM   #12
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what brand is it? I'm looking to go square, and have been window-shopping for ages pondering which ones might loose heat, etc. Is it square? Thanks'
Mine is more of a tall rectangle. It's a Coleman, but not sure what model. If you are looking for the best cooler out there for holding temps, most people will recommend one of the Coleman Extreme coolers. They come in a few different sizes.


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Old 03-10-2009, 07:53 PM   #13
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when i do smaller beers in a 10 gallon round Igloo cooler I use a piece Styrofoam cut to size and just let it float on the water. I covered it with aluminum foil so as not to get any little pellets in the strike water. I just do this because there is so much head space doing smaller grain bills. Lose maybe 1 an hour at most
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:57 AM   #14
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I was skeptical about the styrofoam floating in hot liquid, but aluminum foil wrapping sounds like it would be safe.
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