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24513Re: [new_distillers] Re: Condenser Question

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  • sonum norbu
    Aug 9 12:12 AM
      Thanks Harry. :))


      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Harry <gnikomson2000@...>
      > To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [new_distillers] Re: Condenser Question
      > Date: Thu, 09 Aug:28:49 -0000
      >
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "sonum norbu" <blanik@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > Interesting post Harry. I've often wondered why double helix
      > coils were used. I thought it was simply a method of saving
      > space. :)
      > >
      > > I bought my old pot still and assessories - for an outrageous
      > price, I now realize - and the condenser is sixteen feet of 0.375
      > inch tube coiled about ten inches diameter, making eight coils in a
      > five gallon bucket of water.
      > >
      > > Would it make a great difference if it were converted into a
      > smaller diameter double helix condenser?
      > >
      > > dawg
      >
      >
      >
      > Not really. You'd still have the same amount of heat transfer
      > surface (the tubing), just compressed into a smaller space.
      > Therefore heat dissipation would be the same. A worm in a tub is
      > fine for your setup. BTU's in = BTU's out. There's nothing magic
      > about it. And, if it ain't broke, don't 'fix' it. :)
      >
      >
      > Slainte!
      > regards Harry

      >



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