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FW: [new_distillers] Re: filtering 50% , need answer quick,,,,,,

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  • bbbob194713
    Thanks for that information , i will do just that BBBOB,,,,,,,,,,
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 7, 2009
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      Thanks for that information , i will do just that

      BBBOB,,,,,,,,,,

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "KM Services" <km_services@...> wrote:
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      > Posted before .edited to get out typo's
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      > From: KM Services [mailto:km_services@...]
      > Sent: Tuesday, 8 December 2009 9:19 a.m.
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      > Subject: RE: [new_distillers] Re: filtering 50% , need answer quick,,,,,,
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      > BBBOB,
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      > Firstly I think that your filter is too big and would suggest that 30mm to
      > 40mm by 1.5m is more than enough and my preference is the "Z" type or the
      > bottom fed filter with a bubble over which allows for full contact with the
      > carbon. Carbon has to be well wetted prior to filtering so that all the
      > pores are fully charged with water prior to filtering, which is the key to
      > filtering,and if you do this you will as I do notice about a 3%ABV drop in
      > end distillate as it absorbs the fusels and other nasties and some water
      > and to a point some alcohols help in suspension in the water content of the
      > Grog being filtered.
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      > Carbon needs to be properly charged with water when filtering or it will not
      > work as it should; and on filtering attempt to charge itself or basically
      > absorb to much of the wrong stuff? Running water through after is basically
      > undoing what you have attempted to do by filtering and you could well be
      > flushing out as well as some residual "good" grog the absorbed nasties and
      > fusels. Get hold of Gert Strands ebook on carbon and have a good read.it is
      > a great resource
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      > Ken Mc
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      > From: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com [mailto:new_distillers@yahoogroups.com]
      > On Behalf Of bbbob194713
      > Sent: Tuesday, 8 December 2009 7:56 a.m.
      > To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [new_distillers] Re: filtering 50% , need answer quick,,,,,,
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      > Thats really good ,took me a while to work it out
      > I think i found out were it went after i ran the 50% through the filter i
      > ran some plain water and it came out 12% so i saved it to cut down my 96%
      > stuff,i did make a mistake with the size and my stainless steel tube is 1.8m
      > (6' )x50mm (2"0 with a glass funnel on the top it was a 2lt flagon with the
      > bottom cut out , this works well as you can see how much is left in the
      > funnel i would recommend this to any one
      > thanks for your input
      > BBBOB,,,,,,,,,,
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      > --- In new_distillers@ <mailto:new_distillers%40yahoogroups.com>
      > yahoogroups.com, "Ed Barcik" <edbar44@> wrote:
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      > > I've noticed that you lose a % of ABV when filtering, really never got an
      > > answer from anyone regarding that. I've filtered my 40% and come out with
      > > 30% and am still wondering where the other 10% went.
      > >
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