Element for a Buffalo 40 litre boiler? Kettle RIMS

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aamcle
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Element for a Buffalo 40 litre boiler? Kettle RIMS

Post by aamcle » Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:02 pm

I use the boiler as my kettle and of course the element packed up, literally the bottom fell off it!!

So I fitted a bendable low watt density element which works very well but I need to keep about 7 - 10 litres in the kettle to cover it and when I'm using the boiler as a Kettle RIMS that reduces the amount of water I have to spage with.

Ideally I'd like to fit a new concealed element 1.5 or 2 Kw would be enough, I could then use the element currently fitted to get to strike temperature, to the boil and the concealed element as the RIMS heater during mashing.

Do you know where I can get a concealed element that will fit without a huge amount of modifications and preferably better quality than the original?


Many Thanks. aamcle

AnthonyUK

Re: Element for a Buffalo 40 litre boiler? Kettle RIMS

Post by AnthonyUK » Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:09 am

There is guy on ebay that very occasionally had elements from returned items which is where I bought my replacement from but as the design has now changed I'm guessing finding either a replacement or alternative will be pretty difficult. You'll have a better luck fitting a non-concealed type.

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Re: Element for a Buffalo 40 litre boiler? Kettle RIMS

Post by guypettigrew » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:22 am

I've got a couple of the old style Buffalo concealed elements, new and unused.

Yours for the postage plus a few quid.

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Re: Element for a Buffalo 40 litre boiler? Kettle RIMS

Post by Blitzer » Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:03 pm

Forever hopeful, do you still have one of these available.

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Re: Element for a Buffalo 40 litre boiler? Kettle RIMS

Post by guypettigrew » Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:01 pm

Sorry, sold them on.

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Re: Element for a Buffalo 40 litre boiler? Kettle RIMS

Post by Blitzer » Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:41 pm

Ok np, thanks for the reply

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