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Overkill?
« on: August 06, 2013, 08:10:07 AM »
I'm such a show off but I thought you guys would appreciate this. Hooked up a loop on my glycol chiller into my 1" port "pre-chiller" for my heat exchanger and dropped the temp of a 10 gallon batch down to 50 degrees in about 25 minutes.

You can see pre-chiller in upper left corner with glycol loop.

 

Note condensation on kettle!



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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2013, 08:13:39 AM »
In the kitchen that's called using Excalibur to peel a carrot
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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2013, 08:29:13 AM »
lol!

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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2013, 08:40:26 AM »
hmmm - 40# of ice ~$7.99 for me to get 10 gal to <50df in about 20 min.

glycol chiller $xxxx.xx??

LOL  ;)
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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2013, 09:25:57 AM »
But I already have the chiller. I saved $7.99!

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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2013, 10:52:50 AM »
But I already have the chiller. I saved $7.99!

score!
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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2013, 11:13:36 AM »
lol!

My favorite is using a chainsaw to cut your butter.

He must be running a NANO size rig. Major large conical!

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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2013, 11:49:10 AM »
lol!

My favorite is using a chainsaw to cut your butter.

He must be running a NANO size rig. Major large conical!
A little beyond a nano. This is his.
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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2013, 12:11:43 PM »
We have 4 - 20 bbl FVs and 2 - 30 bbls. I don't fill them with my old homebrew kettle! ;)

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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2013, 12:28:20 PM »
Wow I guess well beyond nano! Very nice.
I checked out the site - love the variety of brews on tap.
If I'm ever down your way, I'll make sure to check it out.


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Re: Overkill?
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2013, 07:38:22 PM »
I'm such a show off but I thought you guys would appreciate this. Hooked up a loop on my glycol chiller into my 1" port "pre-chiller" for my heat exchanger and dropped the temp of a 10 gallon batch down to 50 degrees in about 25 minutes.

You can see pre-chiller in upper left corner with glycol loop.

 

Note condensation on kettle!



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Major, mine 5 hp pro chiller just puked last Thursday. Not in warranty anymore. It is patched right now.
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