I am still pretty green so maybe I am wrong on how the equipment calculations are supposed to work (or what I am actually doing). I set up my equipment profile, and for "Lauter dead space" I have input 4.4qt to account for loss below my false bottom, herms coil and hoses. I select any recipe, brew and select "my equipment" which is where this profile is kept and the strike water does not account for these losses. For example, my grain bill is 11lb, mash thickness 1.2 qt/lb and it is telling me to heat 3.3 Gal strike water. Shouldn't brewers friend add in the losses for my equipment so the strike water would actually be 4.4gal?