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Re: Has anybody used one of these?
« Reply #15 on: August 14, 2013, 08:25:45 AM »
A pump would also solve the height problem.

Yeah, for getting wort in.  I don't know that I'd want to pump finished beer with most of the pumps we use.
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Re: Has anybody used one of these?
« Reply #16 on: August 14, 2013, 09:46:23 AM »
A pump would also solve the height problem.

Yeah, for getting wort in.  I don't know that I'd want to pump finished beer with most of the pumps we use.
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Re: Has anybody used one of these?
« Reply #17 on: August 14, 2013, 10:23:47 AM »
A pump would also solve the height problem.

Yeah, for getting wort in.  I don't know that I'd want to pump finished beer with most of the pumps we use.
No? No good?

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Most pumps, like the March 809 that most homebrewers use, will introduce air into the wort.
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Re: Has anybody used one of these?
« Reply #18 on: August 14, 2013, 01:40:18 PM »
A pump would also solve the height problem.

Yeah, for getting wort in.  I don't know that I'd want to pump finished beer with most of the pumps we use.
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Most pumps, like the March 809 that most homebrewers use, will introduce air into the wort.

you would want a peristaltic pump I would think. pushing with co2 is going to be way easier though.
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Re: Has anybody used one of these?
« Reply #19 on: August 14, 2013, 02:10:38 PM »
I made leg extentions out of 4x4's.  Work great and much less expensive.
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Re: Has anybody used one of these?
« Reply #20 on: August 17, 2013, 01:12:00 PM »
4. Blichmann recommends controlling ferm. temps with a fridge, but I think it will be easier to use a chiller loop with an internal stainless coil or externally-wrapped coil. This way, I save on space and don't have to lift the unit out for cleaning. I haven't worked out the specifics of the chiller loop, but I'll either build its own loop with an old AC unit or use a recirc pump and a keg of chilled water.

Why would I need a fridge for this when I never did for my buckets? My basement stays a constant 68F year round.

1. Not all of us have that luxury.

2. What if you want to ferment at a lower temperature?
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Re: Has anybody used one of these?
« Reply #21 on: August 17, 2013, 03:58:07 PM »
Then I guess I would with or without a conical. At this time I have no desire to do any lagars.
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