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    FS: Duda Diesel 40 plate stainless plate chiller

    Hmm for some reason the photos aren’t showing in original post. I will try and add them again.
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    FS- Stainless steels bulk grain bin

    Stainless steel bulk grain bin for sale. $100 Internal dimensions excluding angled section at top. 52cm L x 42cm W x 40cm H for a main volume of about 87 litres. Has heavy duty castors. I bought it a while ago from a bakery and am now not brewing in the volumes that requires a big grain bin...
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    WTB - Old grain sacks

    Good ideas, I’ll see what I can come up with.
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    WTB - Old grain sacks

    Hi all I’m after a bunch of old grain sacks if anyone has some lying around they want to get rid of. Need them for storing some expanded clay pebbles while I relocate an aqua picnics system. I am in the Brisbane region. Cheers Karl
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    FS: Duda Diesel 40 plate stainless plate chiller

    Hi all up for sale are the following items in Brisbane. 1 x Duda diesel stainless steel plate chiller - $100 Model is DUDAHX-B3-36A-40ST made with 304 stainless steel. 40 plates. Has some hop trub caught in it that I can’t seem to clear out so selling at a discount. I think it has 3/4” male NPT...
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    WTB - Hop Rhizomes

    Thanks for all the replies. Looks like I just need to wait a few more weeks then. Gives me time to sort out my hop beds.
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    WTB - Hop Rhizomes

    Hi All, any hop rhizomes around yet or are we a couple of months away still?
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    counterflow chiller recommendation

    I know this is an old thread I’m rousing but any further updates in the past few years on recommendations on counter flow chillers? I have previously used a large plate chiller with awesome efficiency ( able to chill 80 litres of boiling wort to pitching temp in a single pass under 5 minutes)...
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    Champagne half / demo bottles: where to purchase

    No worries, thanks guys
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    Champagne half / demo bottles: where to purchase

    Any update anyone? I’m after some smaller sized sparkling bottles for sours.
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    Which Plate Chiller

    I have one of the larger Duda diesel ones. On plate chillers you want longer length rather than more plates to give you cooling. Longer length = greater contact time, larger number of plates = higher flow rate through chiller. On my chiller I can chill an 80lt batch down to pitching temp in a...
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    Let's Freeze Some Yeast

    So success!!, after three years of being frozen including a period of being unfrozen when being posted up from Melbourne to Brisbane the WLP500 has fires up after 48 hours in a 200ml 1020 starter. I’m pretty happy with this.
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    Jao The Ultimate Beginners Mead Recipe

    Yep it’s a double batch.
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    Let's Freeze Some Yeast

    Attempting to revive some Trappist ale yeast that I have had frozen since Jan 2015. This yeast has so far travelled from Melbourne to Brisbane and may not have been well frozen in the process so it will be interesting to see if it is still viable. 200ml 1020 starter for starters :-).
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