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Old 06-06-2012, 05:56 AM   #1
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I am in the works of building a new brew system/stand. I am going the low pressure route with Honeywell VR8200's for BK, MT & HLT. I am planning on having a common low pressure header and then splitting off for the 3 burners w/ individual isolation valves, VR8200's, flex hose and orifice/control valve.

The drawing I attached is similar but slightly different than what I am thinking now:

To feed the header, I was thinking about using this:
http://www.brewershardware.com/LPG-regulator-for-11-WC-with-5-hose.html

Has anybody had experience with it? Will it supply enough gas for 2 burners at once? Anybody know the BTU rating on it?

Do you think this is a good route to go or should I use a standard high pressure regulator and feed that to a Marshall 299-00?

Opionions on the matter would be much appreciated.
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Old 06-06-2012, 06:35 AM   #2
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Hi All-

I am in the works of building a new brew system/stand. I am going the low pressure route with Honeywell VR8200's for BK, MT & HLT. I am planning on having a common low pressure header and then splitting off for the 3 burners w/ individual isolation valves, VR8200's, flex hose and orifice/control valve.
I decided to feed my Honeywell valves with individual low pressure regulators,
no worries about any fluctuations and how many burners are on.



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To feed the header, I was thinking about using this:
http://www.brewershardware.com/LPG-regulator-for-11-WC-with-5-hose.html
Will it supply enough gas for 2 burners at once? Anybody know the BTU rating on it?
Contact the vendor and compare the BTU requirements for all your burners to the supplied data.

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Thanks. I was looking at those GOSS single stage regulators... How are those working out for you?

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Thanks. I was looking at those GOSS single stage regulators... How are those working out for you?
More than 14 years of service without a failure.

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Cool. Do you know which GOSS you ordered? Was it the EP-60-0 (bottom of page)? Did you order it w/ a flare or not?

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Cool. Do you know which GOSS you ordered? Was it the EP-60-0 (bottom of page)? Did you order it w/ a flare or not?
The regulators I use are all made by Precimex with the Goss sticker on it.
Part # 3001 http://www.propaneproducts.com/index.php?l=product_detail&p=8

No fittings came with the regulators.


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