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Old 12-29-2011, 08:35 PM   #1
Oct 2011
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My issue is I am planning to buy a wort chiller but my sink faucet isn't able to have anything screwed onto it. Is there some kind of adapter that can do this?

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Old 12-29-2011, 08:47 PM   #2
Jul 2011
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You can always rig up something non threaded including vinyl tubing and a worm-style hose clamp. Depends on your exact faucet, but it doesn't need to be pressure rated, really. If you take a pic, might help us to find you the best solution.
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Old 12-29-2011, 08:49 PM   #3
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I had the same problem. Installed a valve on the pipe under the sink, which gives way better flow than a sink anyways.

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Old 12-29-2011, 08:55 PM   #4
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Have a look at this thread, I think it's a good idea.


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Old 12-29-2011, 08:57 PM   #5
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I'm a big fan of the submersible pump and ice water... works even without ice water. Just fill the sink, drop it in and go.

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