I ran into an issue while trying to chill my last batch in my bath tub and swore that I was going to use a more efficient method next time. I have done a bit of research and found that a lot of people are recommending plate chillers over immersion/counterflow wort chillers. I currently brew 5 gallon batches and I am looking at purchasing the Duda Diesel B3-12A 30 Plate Beer Wort Chiller. My plan is to buy a 25' SS immersion wort chiller, submerge that in a cooler full of ice, run silicon hosing from my tap to the immersion wort chiller and then to the plate chiller from there (I live in a very hot climate so my ground water is a bit less than optimal cooling temperature). I will be doing a gravity fed system at first with only 1 pass through the plate chiller but I will eventually upgrade to the in-line pump recirculation method. I was just wondering if anyone has had any experience with this method and could give me some advice. Also, maybe you know of a better plate chiller on the market than the one I am currently looking at. Much thanks in advance!