Originally Posted by DankHead
i may try this with frozen 2 liter bottles. It should work the same, no?
Yeah, they're basically the same thing. I was using those small reusable soft cooler ice blocks before getting the rapi-kool, but they would melt before getting my wort down to pitching temps. I got the paddle on sale at a local restaurant supply store dirt cheap and the 1 gallon size fits perfectly down the center of my chiller.