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Old 12-31-2013, 01:02 AM   #1
Jan 2013
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I got a copper wort chiller I assume I m suppose to take the zip Ties off the two copper straight inline tubbing before I use it right?

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Old 12-31-2013, 02:05 AM   #2
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I did and mine worked fine

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Old 12-31-2013, 04:34 AM   #3
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If they don't go into the wort, you might not want to remove them. They might be there for a reason. I don't know what exactly you are talking about, a picture would help.

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Old 12-31-2013, 07:23 AM   #4
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Yeah, if it doesn't touch the wort I'd leave em. On my home-made frankenchiller I used steel hose clamps though.
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Old 12-31-2013, 04:41 PM   #5
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Zip ties shouldn't be permanent in this case. I'd take em off. Besides, you want as much of the tubing exposed to the wort as you can get.
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