> In researching the various ideas from the web sites out there and
> soliciting information from those who have gone before, I found a
> unique idea yesterday passed on second hand from my local brewmeister.
> C.D. Prichard to date had seemed to have the best idea, a SS woven hose
> line with the inner hose removed. However it costs (in my area) about
> 6.75 a ft for the hose and you need about 16 ft of it (according to
> However this idea, use of a floor buffing pad seems most cost effective
> and workable (clean of course). Placed over a more conventional
> slotted copper manifold, its wide area prevents stuck sparges and
> debris from entering the wort.
> Wish I had thought of it first <g>
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That sounds like a great idea. I used a Scotch Brite pad rolled up around the drain
tube for straining out hops and break from the boiling kettle. It works fine. If
can handle a one hour boil, I think it will be fine for a lauter tun. GREAT IDEA.