Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Brew Stands > Brew Stand Weight....
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-11-2012, 04:07 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
GoodDogShelby's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Erlanger, KY
Posts: 215
Liked 28 Times on 22 Posts
Likes Given: 36

Default Brew Stand Weight....

I was really impressed by DiverPat's two tier brew stand from this thread:


On Friday I got a call from a buddy who knew I was looking for for some 1.5" 1.5" or 2" x 2" square tube. He told me he had 40' of 2" x 2" and I had to do was come cut it and haul it away. Great luck.

My only issue is that his square tubing turned out to be 1/4" wall. The stand has about 25' of tubing and with the thick wall tubing that'll weigh about 130 lbs. just for the frame.

While that is great for stability, it sucks for putting it in the back of my truck for brew-outs.

Anyone have experience doing off-site brews on a rig that heavy?

GoodDogShelby is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-11-2012, 06:00 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Carlisle, PA
Posts: 1,205
Liked 27 Times on 26 Posts



Even with thin tube a brew rig is still going to be pretty heavy. The simple answer is that getting it in and out of the truck is a two person job. Even if it's not heavy, it's big and awkward.

Indeed people do set up gizmos to pull caps on and off a truck all by themselves. If you want to do something like that, then yes you can easily put a 500 lb brew stand in the truck. Just how you get it out once you get to the other end .. not quite so clear.


carlisle_bob is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-11-2012, 06:20 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
outside92129's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Carlsbad, CA
Posts: 1,148
Liked 55 Times on 44 Posts
Likes Given: 23


2"x2"x"1/4" Wow, that'll hold a tank. Of beer, not an M1 Abrams : )

Why not make it a sectional rig? I've seen others that break down and the components store inside each other.

outside92129 is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-11-2012, 07:19 PM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
static's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Posts: 648
Liked 52 Times on 42 Posts
Likes Given: 54


The price is right. Get a buddy to help you lift it.


The yeast knows what it's doing.

static is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-11-2012, 09:39 PM   #5
HomeBrewTalk 2012 Vendor Giveaway Participate
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
OneHoppyGuy's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Concord, CA
Posts: 1,704
Liked 40 Times on 33 Posts
Likes Given: 52


Find someone like my son who can pick up our stands by himself...

The moment you add your banjo burners the weight goes WAY up


Brewright. All Rights Reserved. We reserve the right to brew and to help you brew. To protect the brew and defend the brew. To make the brew and drink the brew.

BrewSteel on Facebook

OneHoppyGuy is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My Wood Brew-traption (brew stand) fxdrider Brew Stands 20 07-18-2013 01:34 AM
Fish Tank Stand for Brew Stand aredling Brew Stands 4 02-26-2012 09:17 PM
Has anyone used this as a brew stand? penutbuttrdeath Brew Stands 1 12-01-2011 12:20 AM
Brew Stand build (Mini Brew Stand) Espi Brew Stands 20 05-07-2011 02:06 AM
Brew stand to brew 2 batches at the same time?? Mike3701 Brew Stands 4 02-20-2011 04:09 AM

Newest Threads