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Old 12-11-2012, 03:40 PM   #21
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I gave it a whirl with about 20 sprays. It didn't seem to do much other than a little less dust this time. I think I'll double the sprays next time.


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Old 12-11-2012, 04:09 PM   #22
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I gave it a whirl with about 20 sprays. It didn't seem to do much other than a little less dust this time. I think I'll double the sprays next time.
Check out the wiki link posted earlier in this thread....you increase the moisture content by 2%. More grain = more water.


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Old 12-11-2012, 04:16 PM   #23
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I do BIAB and I condition my grain. It means I can get a fine crush without creating too much flour using my Corona mill.
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Old 12-12-2012, 02:07 AM   #24
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I gave it a whirl with about 20 sprays. It didn't seem to do much other than a little less dust this time. I think I'll double the sprays next time.
(Grain bill X 16) X .02 = weight of water I use in oz
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:42 PM   #25
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thanx for the feed back......

i'm gonna give this conditioning thingy a try....sounds like it might be worth while.
either way i will have learned something!
cheers!

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Old 12-12-2012, 09:59 PM   #26
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thanx for the feed back......

i'm gonna give this conditioning thingy a try....sounds like it might be worth while.
either way i will have learned something!
cheers!

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I think it's definitely worth giving it a shot, to see how it works for you in your system, just because it made such a big difference in mine. I think I spent $4 on the foil pan and the spray bottle together, so there isn't a big investment to give it a try.
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(Grain bill X 16) X .02 = weight of water I use in oz
Thanks, so it's about 3 or 4 oz per batch. I guess I'll measure off the spray bottle gauge.
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:36 PM   #28
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Batch and continuous, yes. I've never dine biab but i cant imagine it would hold much value for that process.
Conditioning is mostly for the process of milling your grain. With a hybrid BIAB/batch sparge method, I can get away with a real tight gap. By conditioning the grain I get a bit less flour and a better grind.


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