NorCal Brewing Solutions of Redding, California brings you this extremely versatile Jaybird “Dough Ball Destroyer” Heavy Duty Mash Paddle. 304 Stainless Steel – 30-1/4″ Long, 4 Blades Built-in 3/8″ Hex Bit. Works with all 1/2″ drills and MOST 3/8″ drills (see note at bottom) CHARACTERISTICS and SPECIFICATIONS: · Designed for larger, deeper vessels · 30-1/4″ over-all length will reach down nicely into 55 gallon drums and other multi-barrel volume vessels · Extreme duty design with folded-over blades, multiple TIG weld spots per blade · Works great with mashes that contain larger grain kernels (such as corn) · Narrow (1-5/8″ wide) blade design works great with thick mashes · Use with a power drill at higher speed settings to: · Break up “dough ball” clumps that form anywhere (top, middle, bottom) in your mash · Aerate wort (after cooling) for enhanced yeast activity · Drill attachment end: Features welded 3/8″ hex bit so you can optionally attach to a power drill for the ultimate in easy mashing · Blade end: · 3/32″ holes on 5/32″ centers – Made from the same material as our famous Jaybird False Bottoms · Allows ultimate stirring of mash liquids and solids for even temperature distribution throughout your mash · Creates a strong, whip-like aeration in cooled wort when used with a power drill. Yeast LOVE the extra oxygen this infuses! · Features plastic plug so mash, trub, or wort doesn’t enter the paddle tube · Quality construction – Lifetime limited warranty on all stainless steel components. Made in USA. NOTE: Our 3/8″ stainless hex bit measures EXACTLY 3/8″. MOST, but not ALL 3/8″ drills will accept this bit. Some 3/8″ drill brands are just shy of actually opening a full 3/8″. To play it safe, we recommend that you have a 1/2″ drill on hand.