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Old 09-13-2007, 12:05 AM   #1
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Looking at Counter Flow Chillers, but am wondering how it will work with a Gravity Fed System. Anyone here use one with a Gravity System? If so, what you're set up like when you are using it?
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Old 09-13-2007, 12:07 AM   #2
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Here is my setup, it drains 23L in about 18 minutes. I set it up and sanitize it during my boil. My kettle comes in immediately off the fire, gets whirlpooled and then I start draining.

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Old 09-13-2007, 12:09 AM   #3
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Mine worked fine with a gravity feed, I used a vacuum to get it going, then it worked great.

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Old 09-13-2007, 01:57 AM   #4
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I cool 10 gallons in about 15-20 minutes using my gravity fed CFC.

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