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Old 04-22-2012, 08:44 PM   #1
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Default DIY Chillus Convolutus Caddy

I am thinking about making a caddy for my chiller and hoses similar to Morebeers

I need somewhere sturdy to mount my chiller and would like a good place to hang dry my hoses between uses.

Has anyone done anything similar to this? would love some ideas.

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Old 04-23-2012, 12:58 AM   #2
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I used Superstrut to mount my pumps and CFC, I'm going to modify my mounting of the CFC. but the 3" conduit strap holds the pumps in place, and the CFC bolts right on to the rig. I think I might try to use two 3/4" conduit straps to mount the CFC horizontal in stead of verticaly as I have it now.
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Old 04-23-2012, 04:58 AM   #3
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I am thinking about making a caddy for my chiller and hoses similar to Morebeers

I need somewhere sturdy to mount my chiller and would like a good place to hang dry my hoses between uses.

Has anyone done anything similar to this? would love some ideas.
Yes.
My rolling cart includes two CFC, Oxygen tank, flow meter and a hook for hoses.
The cart is made out of extruded aluminum.










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Old 04-23-2012, 12:40 PM   #4
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My rolling cart includes two CFC, Oxygen tank, flow meter and a hook for hoses.
The cart is made out of extruded aluminum.

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Awesome. Can u provide more info or pictures on the flow meter and how you have it hooked up? Thanks.
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That looks like a Dwyer rotometer or similar brand.

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That looks like a Dwyer rotometer or similar brand.
Correct brand, model # VFB-60-SSV-PF



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Can u provide more info or pictures on the flow meter and how you have it hooked up?
From the O2 tank regulator to the bottom of the flow meter


Top out connects to the stone



From the flow meter top



The O2 regulator is set to 20 psi, this prevents my wort pump from pushing any wort into the flow meter through the stone.
The best flow meter setting, minimal foam is 300 CC/min for my set-up.

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