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Old 08-10-2007, 03:43 AM   #21
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Forgot to post this earlier... I have that burner. I LOVE that burner. Only one problem with it is the first time You use it the paint STINKS when it burns off... hahaha!!!! WHEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Old 08-10-2007, 02:16 PM   #22
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Only one problem with it is the first time You use it the paint STINKS when it burns off... hahaha!!!! WHEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yeah I did a test burn with water in a keg just to get the paint off of it. When I purchased it I knew there was no way that the paint right under the flame would survive the propane burner. Now it's ready for my double or tripple brew day on Sunday.

How much propane does that sucker use for 5 gal batches?
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Old 08-10-2007, 06:57 PM   #23
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Yeah I did a test burn with water in a keg just to get the paint off of it. When I purchased it I knew there was no way that the paint right under the flame would survive the propane burner. Now it's ready for my double or tripple brew day on Sunday.

How much propane does that sucker use for 5 gal batches?
I have the same burner and I got 5 full boil 5 gal. batches out of the standard 20# tank. I also used it on my grill to so I maybe could get 6 to 7 out of it.
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Old 08-11-2007, 06:18 AM   #24
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Thanks for the reply! I keep spares around but I was just trying to figure the economics of it all.

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Old 08-11-2007, 06:58 AM   #25
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Just remember to fill it up at a gas station where they sell propane. 7 bucks instead of 20 to exchange!!

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Yeah that almost goes without saying... screw blue rhino.

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Old 08-13-2007, 05:15 AM   #27
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Well I was hoping to get two brews under the belt tonight but I just ran out of time. I brewed my American IPA tonight with the keggle as well as a new immersion chiller I put together today. Everything went really good being my first full boil. Tomorrow I will be brewing a Belgian White and will hopefully remember to take a few pictures of the setup in action. The burner boiled very quickly and my chiller got the beer to pitching temperatures in about 10-15 minutes or so.

Gotta keep filling up these carboys!

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Old 08-13-2007, 08:55 AM   #28
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WOOOHOOO!!! GRATS!!! That's cool man! Just remember to be extra careful cleaning around those weldless fittings. They can be problematic.

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