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Old 10-26-2009, 03:02 PM   #1
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Default Will my burner handle a keggle?

Forgive my ignorance here but I have just became a proud owner of a few free sanke kegs that I plan on converting to a keggle to increase my batch sizes. Before I do this I was wondering if my current burner is able to bring a 10 gallon to a boil? This is my burner.
http://www.lehmans.com/store/Stoves_...s___SL30L?Args

Single 60,000 BTU burner.

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Old 10-26-2009, 03:09 PM   #2
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That's a Camp Chef 60k btu burner and yes it will handle a 10 gallon boil. Camp Chef is very conservative with their btu ratings, so take the 60k with a grain of salt. There are faster burners available, but they will also use a lot more propane. This one will do the job just fine.

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That's a Camp Chef 60k btu burner and yes it will handle a 10 gallon boil. Camp Chef is very conservative with their btu ratings, so take the 60k with a grain of salt. There are faster burners available, but they will also use a lot more propane. This one will do the job just fine.
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: Secondary#1 : N/A : Secondary#2 : N/A
: Bottled : Hand-outs ONLY
: Keg #1 : Apfelwein : Keg #2 : Belgian Wit
: Keg #3 : Gumball Head Clone : Keg #4 : Oatmeal Stout
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