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Old 04-01-2010, 01:52 PM   #1
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I have two immersionchillers.
3/8" 25' and 1/2" 50'

Water from faucet to prechiller to chiller to drain.

One of these will go in an ice bucket, and the other in the kettle.

Which way would you do it?

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Old 04-01-2010, 02:18 PM   #2
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3/8" as prechiller, 1/2" as chiller. Definitely.

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I'd put the 1/2" in the kettle and run with tap water until you get the wort to "X" degrees and then put the 3/8" into a bucket or cooler with ice and connect it inline ahead of the 1/2". With a sump pump you could recirc the water.
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