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Old 01-17-2012, 03:07 AM   #11
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Williams brewing has a nice spunding valve available for a reasonable cost . I changed out there 15 psi guage to a 60 for room temp fermentation pressures . It would cost me just as much to build it.

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Old 01-17-2012, 11:45 AM   #12
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The valve goes as high as you set it , I don't know why they put such a small guage on it considering a co2 volume of 2.5 @ 68 degrees is 30 psi , thats why I changed the guage out .

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Old 01-17-2012, 02:56 PM   #13
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I guess if I would have seen that one at William's I probably would have bought one. That price is good. However, I am a sucker for DIY projects (my stir plate, CFC, and spunding valves so far and I am just getting started in brewing.)

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Old 01-17-2012, 06:33 PM   #14
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My gauge arrived today. Here is my finished spunding valve.

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Old 02-22-2012, 06:58 PM   #15
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Can you give us a parts list BrewBug???

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Old 02-22-2012, 07:56 PM   #16
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The initial one with the cap is a clever mod. My looks like brewbugs. I have a zero to 60 and I wish I built it with a 0-30. I've never had it higher than 30 and I suspect the 30 is more accurate at lower levels. I could easily rebuild it, I just haven't got around to it. I own three and its my favorite toy in my brewing arsenal.

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Old 02-23-2012, 01:03 AM   #17
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Can you give us a parts list BrewBug???
Post #3 gives parts lists for the same thing only with a CO2 input.

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0-60 Pressure Gauge (Rear Mount) (Ebay) $6.99
Cdi Control Devices CR25 Valve, Pressure Relief (DrillSpot.com) $16.47
1/4" NPT Brass 3-way fitting (Local Hardware Store) $11.00
1/4" MPT to 1/4" FFL (Midwest Supplies) $6.99
Ball Lock Gas Disconnect, Threaded (Midwest Supplies) $5.50
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