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Old 05-17-2006, 04:54 AM   #1
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I m looking for a burner for my AG setup and ran across this one. I noticed that it's a 'jet' burner and not just a regular burner.
http://www.homebrewing.org/12-Tall-J..._p_68-271.html

What exactly should I look for in a burner....the one I posted a link to has 200,000 BTUs...isn't that a little overboard? It also doesn't look like it comes with the hoses and regulator.

Also, some are listed as high pressure and low pressure...I am assuming the use of a propane tank would be high pressure and the low pressure is used in household occupations.

ARRG....I need help picking out a cheap (<$65) efficient burner but there are soo many to chose from.

Thanks in advance!

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Old 05-17-2006, 05:00 AM   #2
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That will work. Heres mine i got at home depot for 50 bucks. It works great and has a really solid/stable base.

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Old 05-17-2006, 06:05 AM   #3
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That will work. Heres mine i got at home depot for 50 bucks. It works great and has a really solid/stable base.
I have the same one and it does work very well.
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Old 05-17-2006, 11:45 AM   #4
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I have the same brand (round with 3 legs 55k BTU) came with 30QT turkey fryer set up. it works fine for $39

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Jet burners eat propane & burn wort. The jet doesn't spread the heat out, but the high capacity makes them great for heating sparge water fast. The burner posted above, is a good choice. It you look closely, it has a large number of small gas jets. This gives you even heating. Anything from 55K to 200K BTU will work. A stand that is tall enough that you can get the fermenter under the spigot is nice, but a short stable stand works.

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Thanks guys for your input.
I guess I can't read what brand that is that Bjorn posted in the picture. I went to Home Depot's site and they didn't list any small burners, so I couldn't figure it out.

What does that label say?

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Thanks guys for your input.
I guess I can't read what brand that is that Bjorn posted in the picture. I went to Home Depot's site and they didn't list any small burners, so I couldn't figure it out.

What does that label say?
Bayou Classic.
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It is a Bayou Classic, Model SQ14. http://www.bayouclassicdepot.com/ind...roduct_id=1616

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if you ever think you are going to upgrade your kettle to a converted half barrel I would go with a square burner like posted above, other wise you will end up modifying your round burner to get more stability.

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if you ever think you are going to upgrade your kettle to a converted half barrel I would go with a square burner like posted above, other wise you will end up modifying your round burner to get more stability.
Now you tell me!
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