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Boil kettle floating dip tube

Discussion in 'Gear and Equipment' started by snails07, 19/1/20.

 

  1. snails07

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    Posted 19/1/20
    Just had a thought about possibly using a floating dip tube in the boil kettle.
    I use a plate chiller so need to avoid as much hop matter as possible.
    Whirlpooling isn't an option as it's an electric kettle and has the element running through it.

    What are peoples thoughts on this?
     
  2. DazGore

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    Posted 19/1/20
    That sounds like a good idea. What material are you thinking of for the float? Some sort of hollow Stainless or Silicone Ball?
     
  3. snails07

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    Posted 21/1/20
    Yeah stainless ball like the fermzilla. Would likely just modify to suit perhaps
     
  4. MHB

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    Posted 21/1/20
    Try "stainless steel float switch ball" on eBay, welded SS balls with a hole through them starting from about $5.
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    Personally I don't see the point, but if you want a good ss float.
    Mark
     
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