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Old 11-05-2011, 05:01 AM   #81
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So I finally have a cooler this size that I would like to convert into a mash tun. I was wondering what size hole did you drill in the side? Also, what size nipple did you use (length and diameter) ? Thanks in advance.

 
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Old 11-05-2011, 12:39 PM   #82
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Hmmm... I want to say that everything is based on 1/2". The CPVC is half inch... Without checking, maybe a 5/8" hole? What I did was basically grab some 1/2" CPVC in Home Depot and fit everything there. Then when I got home, I just used my $6 hole saw set from Harbor Freight.

 
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Old 02-07-2012, 01:10 AM   #83
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Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I would like to know how these ~1 gallon test batches converted to 5-10 gallon brews. Were they consistent tasting when they were up scaled or did you notice more bitterness with the hops and what have you?

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Old 02-07-2012, 12:00 PM   #84
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pretty awesome, I have that same sink and countertop!

 
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:23 PM   #85
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I'm digging the color coordinated caps! Nice attention to detail!
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:25 PM   #86
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Nice set up!
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Old 09-08-2014, 03:54 PM   #87
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Resurrecting this old thread because I'm bored and looking through the photo forum. I dig the stout experiment! I might do that with my next 5 gal batch of stout. Might be cool to do with an IPA as well and using different dry hops, oak, fruit, etc.

Brewing 1 gallon batches seems pretty cool too. My wife and I just had a baby a couple months ago so right now I have zero time to brew. Maybe I can do this so it cuts down on the brewing time and I can stay inside. Or maybe I'm just going through serious brew withdrawal...
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