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Old 01-19-2014, 12:01 AM   #1
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I am working on my home brew stand and picked up a couple 10" banjo burners. I am getting ready to mount them and I am wondering what height I should mount them at. Can anyone tell me what the ideal height is from the bottom of the kettle to the top of the burner?

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Old 01-19-2014, 12:29 AM   #2
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My Blichmann burners use the same burner and from the tip of the nozzles to the top of the pot rests is 2.75". If you're using flat bottom kettles I don't think you could go wrong with the same spacing, but if you're using keggles, make the distance something closer to 4"...

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Yep, planning on keggles. Here is another photo a little further along.

Thanks for the info!

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I would also consider installing a windscreen as well, for those windy days, unless you will be using it in the garage!

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The plan is to primarily brew in the garage but I may add a wind screen later if I need it.

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This is a common question that I had myself when I was assembling my single tier. The distance on mine is 2 3/8".

Here is the thread I used that has a lot of good info with boil times at different distances.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f14/kab4...aation-251497/

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