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Homemade Counter Flow Chiller

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malnutriton

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Homemade Counter Flow Chiller. Made using 30' of 3/8'' copper tubing and rubber hose. Tested and leak free. used only 1 time then cleaned and stored.

$70 + acctual shipping.



 

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malnutriton said:
Shipping estimate to 17033 is $17.39 ups ground.
Ouch. I've looked at making one of these and with the shipping it doesn't make much sense to buy. Thanks though. On a side note, do you like how this works?
 
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Shipping quote to 26505 is 14.26 ups ground.

Yes shipping is spendy nowadays. $60 is what it cost to build when I did it so now just looking to recoup my costs. I did like it the time I used it I just went to a Jamil style immersion chiller.
 
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Bump. I hate to see this just sit idle and want to make room...$65 shipped.
 

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malnutriton said:
Bump. I hate to see this just sit idle and want to make room...$65 shipped.
I'm contemplating taking it for $65 shipped, but had a couple questions:

Why did you go from your counterflow to an immersion chiller?

Also, how cool does it get the beer?
 
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I switched because I started using a whirlpool immersion chiller. I brew a lot of Jamils recipes and thought it would be best to use what he uses. When I used it (both test and on brewday) it took 11g of boiling wort/water down to 69 in about 15 minutes.
 
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It is 3/8 id copper tubing and a goodyear heavy duty rubber hose on the outside. I did not have any problems with hops clogging this.
 

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