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Re: Mash Question
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2010, 09:59:56 AM »
I stir . . . well, the motors at least, stir the mash the entire time. No temp stratification either!



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Re: Mash Question
« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2010, 10:21:45 AM »
Every time I see that picture my jaw drops....

Obviously, you don't have to open your cooler to stir, so you don't have the issues we mere mortals do!
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Re: Mash Question
« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2010, 10:43:48 AM »
Every time I see that picture my jaw drops....

Obviously, you don't have to open your cooler to stir, so you don't have the issues we mere mortals do!

That is true!

But don't count yerself as a mere mortal, Sir. My cooler is blue as well!  :D
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Re: Mash Question
« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2010, 11:42:33 AM »
Every time I see that picture my jaw drops....

Obviously, you don't have to open your cooler to stir, so you don't have the issues we mere mortals do!

It's a picture of beauty!  :D
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Re: Mash Question
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2010, 03:54:48 AM »
just curious, how many rpm do your impellers turn?  I'm piecing together a mash stirring system and am curious.
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Re: Mash Question
« Reply #20 on: August 07, 2010, 04:06:59 AM »
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Re: Mash Question
« Reply #21 on: August 07, 2010, 04:09:10 AM »
perfect--thanks for sharing.  looks pretty affordable too.
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Re: Mash Question
« Reply #22 on: August 08, 2010, 06:13:07 AM »
1. That cooler tun is really cool.

2. Not sure if this really applies, but I direct-fire my mashtun, recirculate with a March pump via a Blichmann Autosparge and batch sparge (usually 2 run-offs of near equal volume).  I am pretty happy all the way around with my results and typically run about at 80% efficiency. 

I have found that my mash tun will hold temperature very steady at the front where I have a 1/2" NPT thermometer mounted, but will lose temp near the back when I spot check the mash.  I THINK my front thermometer is the best reading and believe something in my process (removing the lid to check temp or something) is to blame for the difference which can be upwards of 10F at times.

Below is a pic of my current set-up. (Boil Kettle, Mash Tun, HLT)

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