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Old 11-30-2009, 07:31 PM   #21
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Not to sidetrack, but here is the 29 Model A I built about 15 years ago.










Typical 350/350, IFS, Vintage Air, Tilt, Cruise, Windows, all the toys. Worked on it for years. Sold it to help buy the ground I'm living on. Miss it, but don't regret the sale. I had kids while building the Coupe and they couldn't ride in the Rumble Seat. My plan was to build a 28-31 Sedan. Then life happened and I have a 34 Pickup.

These are a few photos I just scanned out of a scrapbook. It was built before I even thought of having a computer. And never took the time to scan them. Glad I did. Thanks.



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Old 12-01-2009, 11:10 AM   #22
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Cool Ron, Mines more old school 32 rail flathead buggy spring front and rear I have both wire and steel 16 inch wheels for it.

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Old 12-02-2009, 11:24 AM   #23
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Im getting to the point were i need to start building a frame for my kegs now and ive been messin with some stand measurements. Would you mind posting a few of the cut lengths on that build. Me and probably a a few others would appreciate it . I like the fact you could use different size pots easily if you wanted to upgrade in the future.

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Old 12-02-2009, 02:21 PM   #24
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This is a cut list from nicksteck's build thread. Mine is a pretty close copy of his.

i found my cut list;

long hoz
4-58''

4 corner posts
4-25''

cross members
7-18''

4 vert. posts under burners
4-19''


outside frame size;


62x22x25tall without casters

Here is a link to his build thread;

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/my-brew-rig-build-95433/

Have fun it's a good project.

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Old 12-05-2009, 03:22 AM   #25
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OK I decided to go with three 8610 set ups. Still need 1 more valve but have three ignition modules.

How do I decide what BTU's I want to get out of my Hurricanes? I will be going low pressure, LPG so I can look at the chart and drill the orifice based on BTU needed. The gas valves are rated up to 200,000 BTU. So that would be the upper limit for each, but don't think I'll need to go that high.

Also need an idea of BTU's so that I can get a 2 stage regulator for between the LPG tank and the burner regulators.

Any suggestions on burner output?

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Old 12-06-2009, 03:31 PM   #26
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Anybody?

Must be some idea of how many BTU's I should shoot for. I;d like to set this up so that it gets hot enough, but don't want to waste too much gas.

Plan on 10 Gallon batches as a target.

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Here a couple ideas about burner sizing, the HLT can use the highest BTU's ~100 - 120K BTU's, the MLT lower BTU's ~ 50K to prevent overheating the bottom during recirculation, the Boil Kettle moderate BTU's 80 -100K to prevent scorching on high gravity batches. With the boil kettle you are starting at 150+ degrees so the lower BTU input gets the job done and is easier to control during boil. When you go past the 120K burner size on a keg conversion more flame and heat goes up the sides than actually does anything usefull.

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Thanks Kevin, that is just what I was looking for. I had the same ideas on varying the BTU's based on burner use. But had no idea what range would be good. I once again appreciate your advice.

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Now based on these figures. And in actual use even if all three burners were being fired at full on at the same time. A 2 stage regulator with a 350.000 BTU rating would be large enough to supply this stand.

Sound right? Or should I find a 2 Stage Reg. with a higher rating for a bit of extra leeway?

I found the 350K priced at $35.00 and the 600K at $75.00 price is not a huge issue but still no point in dropping the extra coin if not needed.

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If two March pumps are good, would three be even better with this type of brewstand? Or just a waste of a good pump?



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