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Old 01-30-2008, 05:54 AM   #1
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Used a shelving unit from costco. Then a bunch of angle iron to mount the pots and burners. I need to get another regulator and propane for the other burner still.
I'm not sure how far away from the pots to mount the burners, I'll try out a couple distances and see how well they heat the water.

The HLT is a 8 gal SS pot that came with a turkey fryer, the MLT is a 48qt cooler with slotted copper manifold for a false bottom. The boil kettle is 15 gal SS.

Someday I might put it on wheels.



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Old 01-30-2008, 07:15 AM   #2
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Nice!
You've got a pump. Do you plan on trying to recirculate?

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How long will the cooler last that close to the burners?

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Old 01-30-2008, 02:49 PM   #4
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Looks great. The shelving setup is a great idea, and I love the erector set feel it's got .

I think you'll want to raise your burners an inch or so. Mine seem to work best when the flame touches the bottom and spreads out a little.

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Old 01-30-2008, 05:02 PM   #5
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That's the beauty of that pre-drilled angle huh. I had to design a pretty intense system to keep my burners height adjustable.

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Old 01-30-2008, 07:26 PM   #6
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Nice work. I've got some of those Costco shelves in my garage. mmmmm time to rethink the garage storage.
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Old 01-30-2008, 07:33 PM   #7
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Looks really good!

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Old 03-08-2008, 04:36 AM   #8
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Looks good. I just started to put one together using the same Costco frame which is perfect in that it is readily adjustable.
I have found that the compressed wood shelves do however self destruct in the presence of any water on their edges. I have removed all of them like you, although I see you have one supporting the Propane.

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Awesome! This is the exact same setup I was thinking about doing, but will use a 6 foot wide shelf so I can put all three kettles on the same level. Great job!

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Congrats and happy brewing!

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