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Old 11-20-2008, 06:29 AM   #1
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Default Ughh! Lost the innner seal on my RM cooler

Does anyone know of a substitute for the inner seal on the Rubbermaid round coolers. I seem to have misplaced mine and i'm trying to convert it into a mash tun.


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Old 11-20-2008, 08:16 PM   #2
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Look for a rubber washer, or some other kind of waterproof food safe rubber you can cut to fit. Look around the house...I almost cut up a rubber jar-opener pad.


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Old 11-20-2008, 08:24 PM   #3
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I used a bigger bulkhead fitting I got from morebeer and I used hole saws to make the hole bigger and to cut the relief in the outer plastic. The fitting comes with it's own washers and has 1/2 pipe internal threads on inside and outside of the fitting. I also used their stainless false bottom. It works fantastic.
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Does anyone know of a substitute for the inner seal on the Rubbermaid round coolers. I seem to have misplaced mine and i'm trying to convert it into a mash tun.
go to lowes and pick up some rubber washers or go to a store that sells RM coolers and jack the seal from one haha j/k
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Old 11-20-2008, 08:37 PM   #5
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Ha, I made a hi-temp silicone "washer" out of cutting up a silicone pot holder!


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