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Old 02-23-2010, 02:38 AM   #1
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I see prices range from $28 at midwest up to $50+ all say 12" 304 stainless and are domed with a 3/8" brass barb...any difference? any recommendations? Any to stay away from? Also, I put a DIY spigot on the cooler with a 1/2 barb inside...Is that going to be a problem connecting to the 3/8" or stretch a 3/8 ID hose over it? The way I tightened it will be a PITA to remove...

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Old 02-23-2010, 04:20 AM   #2
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I bought a 10 gal complete with the false bottom from Midwest and it works great. I would recommend it. Once you use the cooler a few times however, you will not be able to remove the false bottom as the cooler warps from the hot liquid. I just lift it up to clean under it with HOT water and oxy.

 
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Old 02-23-2010, 04:29 AM   #3
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home depot. lol. thats where i got mine.
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:48 AM   #4
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There's a guy here on HBT that sells false bottoms.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f41/jayb...ottoms-146056/

 
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Old 02-23-2010, 02:41 PM   #5
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I use a false bottom from Midwest in my 10 gallon cooler. Works great.

 
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