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by Fernwood Fermentations
Wed Aug 04, 2004 2:49 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Chillers, Immersion vs. Counterflow
Replies: 6
Views: 15471

Counterflow all the way.
I found 50' of 3/8" copper tubing at my local Lowes for about $25.
50' 5/8" garden hose was $10.

* put a $2 garden hose shut-off valve on the input of your CFC to save trips to the spigot.

My CFC is about 45' in length, and I used the other 5' to make a sparge arm.

by Fernwood Fermentations
Wed Aug 04, 2004 2:30 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: sabco
Replies: 7
Views: 16528

I'd also recommend the build your own method. My two experiences with brewtree were pathetic at best. 1) disgusting email banter with the ower / operator 2) I saw their counterflow chiller at my local HBS and I'm sure anyone that can sweat (solder) fittings can do a much better job. Build your own a...