Transferring from Kettle to HLT Cooler

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Aug 11, 2013
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I'm finally moving from extract brewing to all grain and I'm setting up two coolers to help me as MT and HLT.

I'm setting up a 3 level system and one of the questions in terms of "security" is how do people secure the tubbing that moves the hot water from the kettle to the HLT. I'm trying to make sense of different set ups (and pictures I can see online) and I'm starting to suspect that some people feed the water through the HLT valve but I'm not sure.

I'm a little concerned about just having the tubing loose on top of the HLT while pumping water at close to boil temperature.

Any advice?

Thanks in advance.