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Old 09-17-2008, 10:57 PM   #1
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I just got a 15 gal Mega Pot with a ball valve and thermometer from NB. I mistakenly thought it had a dip tube, is there somewhere to get one? Or am I missing something?

 
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Old 09-17-2008, 10:58 PM   #2
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what are you using it for? a boil kettle?

 
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Old 09-17-2008, 11:15 PM   #3
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Maybe I should expand my post by saying that I just use a piece of silicone hose in my mash tun instead of a real dip tube. It sticks through the hole in the false bottom and works well. In my boil kettle, I use a SS dip tube.

 
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Old 09-18-2008, 12:27 AM   #4
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what are you using it for? a boil kettle?
Yes, a boil kettle.

 
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Old 09-19-2008, 11:28 AM   #5
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Maybe I should expand my post by saying that I just use a piece of silicone hose in my mash tun instead of a real dip tube. It sticks through the hole in the false bottom and works well. In my boil kettle, I use a SS dip tube.
Where did you get the dip tube? I could get one of those HopStoppers I suppose.

 
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Old 09-19-2008, 12:15 PM   #6
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The SS dip tube came with the keggle, but I've made a copper one for my HLT. It consists of a male 1/2" NPT threaded pipe adapter and a short piece of 1/2" copper tube that I bent using those cheap pipe benders that look like springs.

 
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Old 09-19-2008, 07:13 PM   #7
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The SS dip tube came with the keggle, but I've made a copper one for my HLT. It consists of a male 1/2" NPT threaded pipe adapter and a short piece of 1/2" copper tube that I bent using those cheap pipe benders that look like springs.
Ya I figured could just bend some flexible copper tube and call it a day, thanks for the help.

 
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Old 09-19-2008, 07:37 PM   #8
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I have the exact same kettle with a hopstopper and it rocks my face off.

 
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