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Old 11-15-2012, 06:14 AM   #1
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How much grain can you squeeze into a 10 gal round mash tun? Will i be able to do 10 gallon batches?


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Old 11-15-2012, 07:06 AM   #2
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I would say no to any 10 gallon batches in that cooler

I personally have two tuns, a 15 gal and an 20 gal cooler

biggest I was able to push the 15 was a 27 lb grain bill


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Old 11-15-2012, 08:04 AM   #3
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How much grain can you squeeze into a 10 gal round mash tun? Will i be able to do 10 gallon batches?
There should be a sticky floating around (I'm on the ap, half tipsy, half tired, 100% lazy) titled something how much your mash tun can hold, or this is how big your mash tun needs to be...
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:52 AM   #4
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This is a great reference. I think Bobby_M created it. I had 23lbs (1.060) of grain in my 10gal Igloo this weekend!
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I have done 10 gallons of Centinial Blone in my 10 gallon cooler,no probelm.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:53 PM   #6
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Can I mash it? Check it out here.

http://www.rackers.org/calcs.shtml
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Old 11-15-2012, 03:28 PM   #7
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I stuffed 26 pounds of grain one time.
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I would say no to any 10 gallon batches in that cooler
And you would be wrong.

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I personally have two tuns, a 15 gal and an 20 gal cooler

biggest I was able to push the 15 was a 27 lb grain bill
Apparently you weren't trying very hard.
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Old 11-16-2012, 12:43 AM   #9
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To me once I get above 22 #'s my efficiency really takes a hit


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