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Old 07-08-2010, 06:08 PM   #1
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Default Turkey fryer?

Ok so I found this on home depts site. I might pick one up to do full boils.

http://www.homedepot.com/Outdoors-Gr...atalogId=10053

Anyone ever use anything like it?

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Old 07-08-2010, 06:13 PM   #2
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That link doesn't work for me. It just takes me to HD's homepage for some reason.

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Link just takes me to THD's home page but non-the-less, many people on here use turkey fryers for full boils! I use one as well...works just fine.

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nevermind... I found it.

One comment about those round fryers... if you ever try to put a converted keg on it, they don't sit on there right. The bottom of the keg is bowl-shaped and they are unstable looking.

But... I'm sure that fryer will work just fine with a flat bottom kettle.

I bought and used the cheapest turkey fryer I could find (on sale at WalMart, right after Thanksgiving) and it had no problems boiling 10 gallon batches.

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The link didn't quite work - but if you are talking about the 30qt Fryer - then YES... I (and many others here) use one just like it. I do 5 gal. batches all the time... but know that it isn't quite 30qts. it closer to 7gal (28qts) at the top... I usually boil at 6.5gals with no problems. BUT I keep a squirt bottle close by and really pay attention for boil-overs while coming to a boil or adding hops.

Some ppl on here also use FermCap to stop boil-overs.

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Yea I still plan on doing five gallon batches. I am getting a kegerator and I'm gonna buy a few corneys and start doing full five gallon boils. It's gonna be nice.

BTW I'm getting the kegerator for free my cuzin has one and doesn't need it anymore.

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FYI: if you cut-n-paste the link in the browser, it works just fine. Clicking it, though, doesn't work.

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as long as it has at least a 8 gal. pot, it will work great. 10 gal would be better. boil overs happen.

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It must be the Brinkman with 7.5 gal pot for $70...I am in the market too. I would be curious how the burner on that one compares with the Bayou Classic SQ-14 at HD for $50? I was planning on getting the SQ-14, but would be willing to pay the extra $20 to get an extra boil pot.

Also, does anyone know how well Keggles would fit on that Brinkman stand?

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Whether you are frying a turkey or fish, Brinkmann's Cooker Stands and Turkey Fryers provide you with the best performance. This turkey fryer comes complete with 30 quart boiling pot. Includes turkey stand with hook and 12 inch deep fry thermometer. Designed with safety in mind, the temperature sensor automatically shuts off gas flow to prevent overheating. All Brinkmann outdoor cooker stands and turkey fryers are certified to the latest CSA testing standards.

Heavy-duty steel construction
45,000 BTU cast iron burner
Fill markings on boiling pot to prevent overfilling
Temperature sensor automatically shuts off gas flow to prevent overheating
Includes turkey stand with hook and 12 in. deep fry thermometer
MFG Brand Name : Brinkmann
MFG Model # : 815-4001-S
MFG Part # : 815-4001-S

it's only 70 bucks and comes with the pot!

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