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Re: Keg Filler

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  • Harry
    ... no ... Broken clay pottery is commonly used as boiling chips to stop the bump associated with no sharp edges in a boiling vessel. Bricks are clay, so I
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 4, 2005
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      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Lindsay Williams" <linw@x...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Kegs have a concave bottom which means you need a lot of water to
      > cover an internal element. For example, mine needs 12 ltrs. This is
      no
      > problem for first distills but is a problem for second ones. I would
      > prefer 6 ltrs or less. I only do sugar washes.
      >
      > I have been tossing around ideas for filling the void somewhat and
      > came up with two bricks! Only 6 ltrs needed to cover the element. Can
      > anyone see any problem with using bricks? Can/do they leach salts or
      > other bad stuff?? Would a good boil up sort them out? Does their
      > porosity present a problem?
      >
      > Cheers,
      > Lindsay.



      Broken clay pottery is commonly used as boiling chips to stop
      the 'bump' associated with no sharp edges in a boiling vessel. Bricks
      are clay, so I can't really see a problem.


      Slainte!
      regards Harry
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