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Old 06-16-2011, 09:18 PM   #11
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Do you know where he got the extruded aluminium from?

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Old 06-16-2011, 10:14 PM   #12
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It's a place called Dock Hardware in Rochester, NY. I would think you could find this at a steel yard though. At the very least they could tell you where to go in your neighborhood.

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Old 10-04-2011, 04:33 PM   #13
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The extruded aluminum I've dealt with was supplied by Bosch Rexroth. Here's the profiles they have available: http://www13.boschrexroth-us.com/Fra...aspx?Group=101

I think you can order it straight from them if you can't find it locally.

By the way, your build is awesome! Well done!

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Old 11-01-2011, 04:03 AM   #14
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nice!

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Old 11-02-2011, 08:04 PM   #15
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Thanks. The rig has been a real pleasure to brew on. Still trying to dial in my system, and get AG brewing down. Finally getting there, took a couple of weaker brews to get there though!

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Old 03-08-2013, 08:40 PM   #16
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Amazing rig! How's she treating you after 2+ years?

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Old 03-08-2013, 09:11 PM   #17
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Fantastic. Putting it through 2 beers at least tomorrow (supposedly going to hit 55 here tomorrow). It has worked well as both a brew rig and a BBQ stove. Being able to make 10 gal batches, in hindsight I would like a larger MLT to be able to make 10gal of higher gravity beers, but that's easily fixed (just need to talk the wife into more equipment that I told her I would never have to do again). The lack of automation makes it more hands on. But I like that about it.

Only thing I would do over again, probably raise the height of the burner base, so that the pots slide in under it a little easier. The go in there ok, but there is definitely an order and an angle that they have to go in at. The smoker that was made at the same time is also working like a champ. Needs a new coat of paint on the fire box this year, but that's about it. Smoke/brew days are pretty good around here!

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Old 06-03-2013, 11:37 PM   #18
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They are nice stock pots haven't found anything like them on Ebay.

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Old 06-03-2013, 11:42 PM   #19
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Bayou classic pots 40 quart with spigot and FREE shipping @overstock

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Beautiful rig man, where did you get the slotted aluminum from? I like it's versitility.
It's made by a company called Bosch Rexroth. Here's the link:

http://www.boschrexroth-us.com

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