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Old 05-23-2012, 01:50 AM   #1
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From now till midnight 5-28-12
1. Have a False Bottom in your cart.
2. Have order placed on the website before 12:01 AM 5-29-12
3. Respond to this thread with your order number (HBT only offer )
4. Choose "local pickup" when you check out.
and I will cover shipping!

Adding a Nor Cal Brewing Solutions tee shirt to the order, will bump shipping to priority

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Old 05-23-2012, 01:48 PM   #2
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Hey Jaybird,

I'm looking to convert a keg into a mash tun. When looking at your false bottoms I notice you have some with stands and some without. Which do you recommend stand or no stand? Thanks.

 
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Old 05-23-2012, 02:57 PM   #3
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Stands would be mash tuns that have a flat bottom, kegs have the concave bottom so no stand necessary.

Stands are mainly used for those with coolers I believe, but flat bottom pots could be used as well
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:06 PM   #4
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most the kegs converted to mash tuns that I see have false bottoms with stands. (PICO style). I'm just curious if one 'stays put' better than another. I realize with a stand I would have to accommodate for more dead space

 
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Old 05-24-2012, 12:27 AM   #5
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most the kegs converted to mash tuns that I see have false bottoms with stands. (PICO style). I'm just curious if one 'stays put' better than another. I realize with a stand I would have to accommodate for more dead space
I use a converted keg for my mash tun and have the Pico style false bottom, which I haven't grown very fond of yet. I use a pump to recirculate and have had the false bottom collapse on me on several occasions (truth be told I was told that this could happen with the pump that I bought). Plus I don't like the fact that I have to add close to 3 gallons of water to my mash tun before it even touches the grain. Now I'm considering a false bottom like Jaybird's.

 
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Old 05-24-2012, 12:53 AM   #6
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I use a converted keg for my mash tun and have the Pico style false bottom, which I haven't grown very fond of yet. I use a pump to recirculate and have had the false bottom collapse on me on several occasions (truth be told I was told that this could happen with the pump that I bought). Plus I don't like the fact that I have to add close to 3 gallons of water to my mash tun before it even touches the grain. Now I'm considering a false bottom like Jaybird's.
Heh, Thanks Bill. Is that the one Adventures sells?

 
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Old 05-24-2012, 01:53 AM   #7
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Heh, Thanks Bill. Is that the one Adventures sells?
It is Dan, both the false bottom (with stands) and the pump. They sell 2 pumps, 1/100 hp & 1/25 hp. They suggested the 1/100 for use with my mash tun but I went with the bigger is better logic and got the 1/25 instead. The club's Pico system has the same false bottom and I haven't run into or heard of the same collapsing problem. Not sure what pumps the club's system has though. Would really like to see Jaybird's recommendation / thoughts about this.

 
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Old 05-24-2012, 01:56 AM   #8
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Order #1992. Had to pay for shipping to complete the order, so hopefully you can just refund it. Thanks!

 
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Old 05-24-2012, 05:58 PM   #9
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Thanks again!

 
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Old 05-24-2012, 06:31 PM   #10
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