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Old 12-28-2012, 08:16 PM   #11
Monster Mash
Apr 2006
Castaic, CA
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Originally Posted by Dennis_W View Post
that looks like a heavy duty braid. Never get a stuck mash? Do you have a link for it or any buying information?
I found a bunch in a scrap yard that was on heavy duty electrical cord so I pulled off as much as I could, it's about 1.125" diameter. I've been making them custom for people locally and everyone loves them because they don't dent or crush and it is course enough you don't get stuck sparges.
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Old 12-31-2012, 10:40 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Dennis_W View Post
nice! What did you use to make the cuts? What size cutting wheel? And what did you use for the center to fit around the dip tube?
I used angle grinder with 0.04" (1mm) wheel.
Dip tube is centered in keg coupler with copper reducer:

This is how it looks from bottom:

My mill gap is 0.034" and I don't have any problems with circulation on HERMS. Maybe I"ll try to tighten it more just to see how far it can go.
We are only 10,000 years into beer... there are thousands of years left to go!
Things are bound to change!!

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Old 03-06-2013, 09:23 PM   #13
Sep 2012
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Originally Posted by Monster Mash View Post
You can always go the cheap and easy route, I get 85%+ efficiency with this....

Nice set up. I am building one but was not sure about the ss hose. Does it work great? Also do you every thermometer bend yours?

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