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Old 04-21-2012, 07:14 AM   #1
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Just got 2 10 gallon megapots and my only problem with them is that there is alot of space left at the bottom below the ball valve. I use one for mash and the other is my bk. Is there a good way to get the liquid out besides tipping the pot a lil.


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Old 04-21-2012, 07:21 AM   #2
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You'll need a dip tube for that ... Small length of tube that bends from the valve toward the bottom of your pot.


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Old 04-21-2012, 10:52 AM   #3
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+1 - I have the Update International pots which the Megapots are just rebranded as. You'll need a dip tube to capture liquid below the port. Keep it short and leave about 1/8" gap from the tube to the bottom of the pot. I have around a 32oz loss doing this - not bad considering average is a half gallon.
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Old 04-21-2012, 02:36 PM   #4
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it may be enough to just use an elbow fitting. If that doesn't go down low enough, you can extend it with a ss nipple or a copper solder fitting.
If you have a female to female coupler installed on the inside of the kettle, try replacing that with a female elbow.
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Old 04-21-2012, 08:21 PM   #5
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:42 PM   #6
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Do yall think the stainless steel ss braid from my mlt would work, since im gonna use it as my hlt now. Or would the pump compress it to much?
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:46 PM   #7
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Really no need to put it on the HLT. It's just water so there's nothing to filter.

You can use it on the MLT - there's a certain size that works. You'll have to search it. Otherwise much simpler option is a dip tube and cram a stainless steel scrubby under it.
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Where can i get a dip tube from?
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Old 04-23-2012, 01:38 AM   #9
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bargainfittings.com is one place.. or you can buy ss 1/2 bent tube, cut it to length and use a compression adapter to attach...
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I put an elbow in it but i cant tighten it all the way or it wont face down. U think that wuld b a problem


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