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Old 02-09-2013, 12:57 PM   #11
BOBrob
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Look in the "equpment/saitation" forum; Bobby M. has a full write up On MLT size, efficiency, with grain wts. and water amounts. STICKY "this is how big your MLT needs to be". Great reading for new all grainers. Look to John Palmers book (free reading on line) for manifold plans. The stickys contain most all the Q&A you can use. Welcome to HBT...Cheers

 
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Old 02-09-2013, 05:56 PM   #12
feinbera
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Go big... when it's your first or second batch on the system, and you didn't realize just how much things splash around when you're "stirring vigorously," and you had to add an extra gallon of boiling water to hit your temp, you'll be glad you had the extra space.

I haven't brewed anything bigger than 1.065, and I think I used my five-gallon cooler all of twice before upgrading to a ten-gallon.

 
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