When you say, "adjust dephleg cooling water flow to about 50/50," you mean that half of the flow through the pc goes to the dephlegm, and half doesn't?
Cheers, lookin good!
zedzedtop wrote:Looks slick! I just moved an RTD from the coolant output to now measure the vapour temp above the dephlegm. Really odd thing is that I'm getting a higher abv than the RTD predicts. Reads correctly in ice water and boiling, plus it's within 0.2degF of my other probes at room/beer temp. Hydrometer reads 40% with store bought vodka.... really confusing. If anything the readings should be flipped. Off by about 2-3%abv. Maybe this is from additional rectification in the u-bend at the top of the column. Wouldn't have guessed that it would be that great.
What's the purpose of the housing on the ell? Waterproofing a connection?
Redrum wrote:Well I just spent the last 3 hour of my life reading this entire thread. Brother I must say Epic build. Nice job man! and the result is a beautiful piece you cant show off to friends...LOL.. Whats clean up like? do you take it apart or CIP?
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