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Offline vince805

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Converting recipes/Mash tun volume larger than...
« on: August 11, 2011, 01:39:31 PM »
I have an all grain recipe that I would like to convert to a partial mash. I have my equipment setup with my 2 gallon mash tun. I go through the convert process (selecting partial mash, my equipment profile, etc) and when the convert is done it has way too much grains to fit into my mash tun and I get the red dot with the "Mash tun volume needed is larger than the size of your mash tun."

Am I missing something, or shouldn't the convert process take into account your mash tun size and set the grain amounts/extract amount properly? Is there something else I should be doing, or a work around for this?

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Re: Converting recipes/Mash tun volume larger than...
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2011, 09:12:36 AM »
  The current algorithm does not take into account mash tun size. It tries instead to match the input recipe as well as it can.

   You can, however, adjust it manually by adding a bit more extract and a bit less grain.

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