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Old 04-04-2013, 11:50 PM   #21
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Do you have any plans to sell those awesome looking armored pyrex sight glass assemblies seperately?

sorry to side track the thread.
Honestly they would be very hard to implement onto a kettle with our tooling. There are a lot of alignment issues and tolerance issues that come up
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Old 04-05-2013, 02:55 AM   #22
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Those pots are a super good deal, do you think they would hold up to me drilling holes for thermo and spigot etc?
I drilled a hole in mine for the weldless spigot. No problems cranking that bad boy down.

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Yes but, the 40 qt is SS, not Aluminum.
No, it's aluminum.
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Thanks for the help everyone.


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Old 05-17-2013, 03:19 PM   #24
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Hey Poptarts, nice job on the kettle. Do you mind sharing the website(s) you used to get the kettle, valve, and thermometer setup? What was the total cost? I love the setup so I am trying to price it out myself. Is this the 18/10 or 18/8 kettle? Did you do the drilling yourself? How difficult was it?
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Hey Poptarts, nice job on the kettle. Do you mind sharing the website(s) you used to get the kettle, valve, and thermometer setup? What was the total cost? I love the setup so I am trying to price it out myself. Is this the 18/10 or 18/8 kettle? Did you do the drilling yourself? How difficult was it?
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18/10 means 316 and 18/8 is 304. Many people don't know the difference and a lot of times kettles are labeled as 18/10. You will not find a standard kettle that is 18/10 (316).
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Is that thermometer a little below the bottom of the pot? Or if you put it on a flat table, is it even with the bottom? When I put mine in, i plan on it going higher, so that the heat doesn't hurt the thermometer. You may need a heat shield with it that low.

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