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Old 01-10-2007, 01:02 PM   #11
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Save a bit of work. Cut one keg high & one low. Combine large & small pieces producing one 2.5 gal. and one 7.5 gal.

Told you I was lazy!

I need to get some welding gear. Way too many projects for a lazy person.

That is a good idea.
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Old 01-12-2007, 03:48 PM   #12
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Stainless is funny stuff. Or stuffs. I had no problem silver-brazing a spigot to my home made kettle. But when I tried the same rod on a stainless weed sprayer, the stainless craked worse than Loma Prieta. From recent reading, there's about 4 families of stainless, some don't like to be held at 1250 degrees. I too have thought about cutting down some cornies from the swap meet. I think I'll try silver SOLDER next time. If I whack the edge of one piece with a hammer enough to expand it, the other piece will fit inside far enought to make a perfect lap joint.... in my dreams. I'd try soldering on a whole keg first...

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