Originally Posted by Nickeldeposit
I'm looking at a Bayou Classic 60q ss stock pot. Is there any reason that any stock pot couldn't be drilled and fitted with a spigot and thermometer? The prices for some kettles are just outrageous. Why not just build your own a lot cheaper?
A lot of us do this ,use a step bit some oil and these fittings weldless
he is a vendor on this site
this one was less than 120 dollars complete. the thermo was an ebay 20$ buy it now deal
while its for my HLT it can be a boil pot also. 2 valves so I can either set up a HERMS or a RIMS system when i get to that stage of brewing