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Old 01-08-2013, 09:48 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever heard of using a small 30 gallon water heater for a herms brew rig?
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Old 01-10-2013, 02:41 AM   #2
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I thought this could be useful for a mash recirculator, maybe even run a copper coil off the house water heater if the temps were stable enough. Has anyone tried this?
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:46 AM   #3
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Running a normal residential hot water heater at temps above 150 can be dangerous, most hot water heaters are designed for 125 degree output.
Also cleanin the inside of a water heater would be total pain.
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