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Old 09-30-2008, 03:02 AM   #1
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What's the maximum amount of grain I can mash it a 5 gallon cooler?
Or, how much volume does a pound of satured grain consume?



 
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Old 09-30-2008, 03:05 AM   #2
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Green Bay Rackers--Mash Calculators

Check out the "can you mash it" section.

I have a 10gal. I can do 24# max in mine.


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Old 10-03-2008, 02:30 AM   #3
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I have a 5 gallon and a 10 gallon cooler. I can fit about 12# max in the 5, so there is a tad amount of room at the top for sparging, and I haven't stuffed the 10 full yet (about 20# so far).

 
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Old 10-03-2008, 03:16 AM   #4
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Green Bay Rackers--Mash Calculators

Check out the "can you mash it" section.

I have a 10gal. I can do 24# max in mine.
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Old 10-03-2008, 02:28 PM   #5
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I have done 22lbs in my 12.5 Blue igloo and it was not filled yet, I think I could get 30 pounds in it.
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Old 10-04-2008, 12:25 AM   #6
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Just did 13.5lbs in a 5gal. A bit thick and filled to the top, but all I had.

 
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Old 10-04-2008, 12:27 AM   #7
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I somehow managed to squeeze 27# into my 10 gallon, but it was really thick and it leaked a bit when I put the lid on.


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