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Old 11-27-2009, 01:08 PM   #1
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Default Another Brutus in the making

I finally got started on my brewery build. It is basically a Brutus with a couple twists that I blatantly copied off a couple great looking builds I have seen here.

I really like the way that Nicksteck built his. The console looks good to me and is a great way to cover most wiring and plumbing.

Lehr did some fantastic stainless work. I especially like the way he mounted his burners. I brew outside in a windy area, so his mounting setup looked like a good way to keep the fire burning.

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Excuse the mess. I don't usually take time to take pictures of my projects. But I know we all like to see progress shots. This happens to be the most cluttered area. The back corner behind the shop. AKA Catch all.

Time to start work on the console and get some wheels on this beast.

Should get a couple Gas valves and igniter's today.

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Old 11-27-2009, 01:22 PM   #4
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Looks Great!

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Looking good! Like the wind/heat shields. Did you slot the mounts so you can adjust slightly to get the right height?

Will be watching your progress!

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Old 11-27-2009, 03:49 PM   #6
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nice!

Is that your old Ford in the BG? BEAUTY!!!!

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Yes I slotted the mounts. That was the most difficult part of the job. Turned out OK but not as nice as I would have liked. Going in I knew that would be hard. They will go down to about 4 1/2" below keggel bottom. I also plan to put in heat shields in the front sections. Another copy off Lehr. Should help keep the heat off.

I had to use 12"X1/8" tube for the rings. Sectioned out about 2" and squeezed together with Hose Clamps, welded seam. To get the correct inside diameter.

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nice!

Is that your old Ford in the BG? BEAUTY!!!!
Yeah. 34 on a Ranger chassis 351 Windsor, Auto. Neighborhood driver, about ready to liscense it. I let it set and the friggin mice got to the wiring. Now I have to re-wire the whole thing.
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Looks great. I love following the Brutus threads and seeing how different people adapt them and put their own personal touches on them. Looking forward to seeing more pics as you progress.

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Old 11-27-2009, 05:33 PM   #10
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you might want to beef that stand up a bit, do you think it will take the weight?

















.......i am of course joking if that doesn't come through in writing

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