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Old 04-10-2012, 07:45 PM   #1
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Thanks to this board I made my own hop spider but simplified it with a length of 1/4" copper tubing I had laying around. I brewed a Dogfish Head 60 min IPA clone this past weekend and it worked great.

I'm not sure if I needed to do this, but I kept lifting it up a little bit to get the hops to submerge better. I put about 5 marbles in the bag for weight.



Thanks again for my new favorite brewing gadget, which I didn't even know existed until a month ago.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:58 PM   #2
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I do it the same way - piece of 1/2" copper through the middle.

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Old 04-10-2012, 08:03 PM   #3
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what are you guys holding the bag to the pvc pipe with?

 
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:22 PM   #4
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A large worm clamp.

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