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Old 05-05-2006, 08:58 AM   #1
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Just thought of something In my first mash attempt my plastic brewing spoon snaped in half so I seem to be in the market for one. Are those plastic paddles better for mashing for this reason? I've seen wooden ones as well. What do you guys use?


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Old 05-05-2006, 10:57 AM   #2
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12 inch stainless steel spoon with slots in it. Works just fine for stirring mash. Got it at a cooking specialty store in the mall. I'm sure even Wal-Mart would have a similar product.


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Old 05-05-2006, 11:01 AM   #3
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I've been wanting one of those wooden msh rakes, but I can't pull the trigger for some reason.

I checked out the plastic ones at my HBS and it looks way too flimsy.

Someone on here had a father-in-law or a father make one for him. It looked sweet!
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Old 05-05-2006, 11:11 AM   #4
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I've been wanting one of those wooden msh rakes, but I can't pull the trigger for some reason.

I checked out the plastic ones at my HBS and it looks way too flimsy.

Someone on here had a father-in-law or a father make one for him. It looked sweet!
I saw one in a catalog but it did not look any more stronger then the one I snapped in two. What did you use for the new brew setup Dude?
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Old 05-05-2006, 12:02 PM   #5
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Take a look at these:

http://www.instawares.com/19936.1993...7A18402B600120

There are several lengths to choose from. I have something similar to this that I use for both mashing and boil kettle stirring. It will certainly be something that will last basically forever.

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Old 05-05-2006, 01:08 PM   #6
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I use the wooden mash rake. It is great! I wouldn't buy one for myself originally but a friend gave it to me for my birthday. I have used it several times and if it gets broken or gets damaged I will go buy another.

I may have to look into the Stainless paddles though

 
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Old 05-05-2006, 02:21 PM   #7
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They seem to have a very large selection of things in general. Check out these stock pot....

http://www.instawares.com/JRO-6560.J...7A18402B600120

http://www.instawares.com/JRO-65740....7A18402B600120


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