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Old 01-13-2013, 04:43 PM   #11
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is that the morebeer 8 gallon kettle? Where did you find the induction cooktop for it?
Yep, Morebeer 8gl Mega pot. Found the Burton 1800w induction plate on Amazon, I think it was around $70?


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Old 01-13-2013, 05:00 PM   #12
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Yep, Morebeer 8gl Mega pot. Found the Burton 1800w induction plate on Amazon, I think it was around $70?
It works just fine with the sandwiched bottom of the MoreBeer Kettle?

Looking forward to see how your brew day goes, I'm looking to do 2.5 gallon batches and i just happen to have a MB kettle and IC that I don't use any more.


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Old 01-13-2013, 05:15 PM   #13
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Doing some testing today before I try and brew. With the basket inside the kettle the bottom of the basket sits about 1.5" above the bottom so I loose a full gallon of water from the basket. I would perfer it to sit a little lower in the kettle but the kettle spigot is in the way.

I really like this induction plate. I have 4 gl of water in there right now and can adjust the setting so it holds the mash temps.

Looks like 4 gl should be good for this system for brewing a 2.5gl BIAB type batch with a 60 min boil. Next on deck is a Black IPA!
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:21 PM   #14
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It works just fine with the sandwiched bottom of the MoreBeer Kettle?

Looking forward to see how your brew day goes, I'm looking to do 2.5 gallon batches and i just happen to have a MB kettle and IC that I don't use any more.
Yeah the kettle works great, I've done a few 2.5 gl extract batches with it and it brings 3.5 gl of water to boil in about an hour. It doesn't give a good rolling boil unless you leave the lid partially on but overall I'm pretty satisifed.
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Old 01-14-2013, 02:45 PM   #15
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i've been quite happy using these for hop filtering. looking forward to hearing how it performs as a BIAB (brew in a basket).

any worries that 400 microns is too tight?
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i've been quite happy using these for hop filtering. looking forward to hearing how it performs as a BIAB (brew in a basket).

any worries that 400 microns is too tight?
There's always a worry but I'm thinking 400 should be fine as long as I don't crush too fine. I'll let everyone know how it goes either Wed or Thur.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:27 PM   #17
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This sounds like a great idea. I love the idea of adding the feet to hold the basket. How much was it for the basket and grain draining disc?
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:42 PM   #18
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subscribed. Nice!
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:58 PM   #19
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I think Chad is selling them for around $100 depending on what size and options you want. I don't know if he could come up with one standard size for so many different kettles?
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I found Chad on ebay as well and bought a hop spider from him a month ago, his craftsmanship is excellent! I'm in the process of building a RIMS tube like this one http://www.instructables.com/id/Buil...el-RIMS-tube-/ so hopefully everything works like I think it should. It should make for a nice little compact system that I can also take to friends homes and help them get started in the home brew hobby. I'll post pics of my set up when everything is done.


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