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Old 08-20-2012, 02:20 PM   #1
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Default What Element........

do i use with this.......

im concerned that neither the fold back or the ripple element will work?

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Old 08-22-2012, 01:25 AM   #2
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Anyone?
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I have heard from a guy in our local club that the ripple wouldn't fit.
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Thanks. I was thinking that, however I do have a 2" ferrule welded in......so I would imagine that helps me a bit.

Even the fold back seems to come back pretty close to the end.
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Why add one more point of failure?
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I'm not sure what you mean by that?
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That is one sweet item. I love Brewers Hardware. I threaded my own 2" TC caps to install my 5500W Camco elements and it is a sweet set up to work with. This item makes it a professional installation by providing a ground and cover.
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Did you use the fold back elements? Any trouble with them fitting?
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I'm not sure what you mean by that?
You already have to install the element into something, like the side of you brew pot - that hole is a potential point of failure - it cold leak. Installing a element into one of these fittings adds another potential point of failure - another potential leak point - the cam lock joint.
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I'm not used to the term fold back. The ultra low watt density 5500w elements do 'fold back' and have a ripple shape. The fit easily through a 2" TC ferrel.
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