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Old 02-11-2011, 11:01 PM   #11
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My old kettle is 5 gallons.

What I was talking about was using my old 5 gallon as the hlt. Heat 3 or 4 gallons to strike temp, the refill it and while its mashing heat 3 or 4 gallons to sparge temp. Then I can drain the mash wort out straight to my new boil kettle then sparge with what was in my old kettle that has been heating during the mash time.
I am thinking of doing the same - converting my 8G BK to an electric HLT .. but I think I will wait to get 2 15G pots so I can do 10G batches..


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Old 02-12-2011, 12:08 PM   #12
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Yesterday I picked up a 10g cooler mash tun and legal keggle. Just need to mount the elements and buy a few pids.
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