Looking to build a RIMS mash tun

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Re: Looking to build a RIMS mash tun

Postby shortybronx88 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:49 pm

CyBaThUg wrote:How u get a 90 ltr batch in a 60 litre tun


Yer im also asking the same thing
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Re: Looking to build a RIMS mash tun

Postby shortybronx88 » Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:54 pm

a_d_twomey wrote:Nice work on the Gumtree stainless steel tank. I'm making one from Steam. Steam this dangerous but you need to read a lot about it Google it steam injection corn mash.


Had a look. Not sure its for me. Might be better to stay with what I know. Looks like it would work, just a bit much for me I think.
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Re: Looking to build a RIMS mash tun

Postby bluc » Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:38 pm

By doing thick mash then sparging..
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Re: Looking to build a RIMS mash tun

Postby shortybronx88 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:22 pm

OK So I currently have 2 Rims systems (each with 2.2KW hooked up in a series) with 500L of water being pumped around graphing the temp change just for fun.

Now just a few things to consider:

I plan on running three Rims in a series. (2/3rd of what I want)
I also plan on running 200L of water instead of 500L (well that is what is in my IBC, and I didn't really want to drain 300L to do this test)

Its basically just a proof of concept thing.

If I can heat 500L from 12.3 degree to say 40 in 5 hours I will be happy.

So starting temp is 12.3 C at 4.00pm.

Lets see what happens
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Re: Looking to build a RIMS mash tun

Postby bluc » Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:05 pm

How you go with this?
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Re: Looking to build a RIMS mash tun

Postby shortybronx88 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:14 pm

Good. Very good. Haha I will post updates soon
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