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aekdbbop

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Dang the wind is crazy tonight. Blowing my flame all over the place.

I barely have a boil, and ive been out here since 1:30.

kinda getting tired.. but only have 20min left.

Q: A boil is a boil, right?? It doesn't have to be raging?
 

Chriso

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To save propane, I define "boil" as staying between 209-211 F. Sometimes that equals raging boil, sometimes that equals simmer. I try to at least keep noticable surface movement, even if it's just swirling foam on top.

Others?

PS, sounds like it's time to DIY a flame shield.. Just metal flashing and rivets or screws, others have used buckets or basins too :D
 

eriktlupus

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just wait till you freeze your propane tank!!

i ended up using my spent grains in a trash bag under the tank to keep it from freezing up
 

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I think any type of wind break will do. EX: car, garage, Loyal dog or wife, trash can, anything!!! Just remember it can get drunk out pretty early during a brew so be prepared!!!!
 
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