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 > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > Lauter Tun vs False Bottom
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-24-2007, 02:18 AM   #31
...My Junk is Ugly...
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
BierMuncher's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 12,230
Liked 613 Times on 355 Posts
Likes Given: 231


Originally Posted by Drunk Munk
Checked out Home Depot, Lowes and even two auto part stores, but can't seem to find what you guys are calling a stainless steel braid. From the pictures on the website it looks like it would used to reinforce fuel lines or the hoses in a car, but I'm not really sure. I'm just curious to know where anyone bought it. If you know...let me know.

DM, what your looking for is in the plumbing section (Lowes, HD). Ask for the plumbing "supply lines". These are the hoses used to connect the water supply coming out of your bathroom wall to the sink, or commode. There will be varying lengths and some will be white (don't want) and some will be stainless steel (want).

The catch is that you are going to buy an 8 or 10 inch length of hose that has connectors on both ends. You're going to cut off both ends, and yank out the plastic hose that is wrapped withing the stainless steel braid. Twist off one end and connect the other to the nipple in your LT.

You are basically "bastardising" a very common piece of plumbing supply.

BierMuncher is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SS false bottom for 10 gallon cooler..grain all stuck under outside and filled bottom discgolfin All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10 05-06-2011 05:58 PM
False Bottom MLT LooyvilleLarry Kettles, Mash Tuns, & Hot Liquor Tanks 2 04-25-2009 01:40 PM
Pickup location from bottom on false bottom Darboy Equipment/Sanitation 1 03-01-2009 07:58 PM
false bottom mot Equipment/Sanitation 2 01-21-2008 04:13 PM
False Bottom for Keg MLT Lil' Sparky Equipment/Sanitation 7 05-25-2006 05:19 PM

Newest Threads