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Old 03-02-2011, 04:56 PM   #1
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Default Few questions for brew stand builders

Hey guys, I am in the final stages of building my single tier brew stand. Well I should say I am finishing building keggles, accessories, and mounting things on my brew stand purchased from Marcus. I have a few questions, which I am sure will help others with their builds as well.

1. What type of boxes are you guys using for the control panels? I am looking for an 8"x8"x3 1/2" or 4". I am mounting my ranco controller, two switches for the pumps, and a timer. I have found both a heavy duty plastic and a metal one, which is thin like a lunch box.

2. Where did you drill your hole for the dip tube on the false bottom. I purchased a 15" false bottom from Jaybird and need to build my dip tube. I will be re circulating through my immersion chiller in my HLT to keep the temp.

3. I am thinking of putting some pump shields on to protect from the heat of the BG 14 burners. I was thinking of using some sheet metal, and possibly putting some heat shield material on them?

Any thoughts and recommendations would be great. Thanks.

Cheers,

Steve



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Old 03-04-2011, 05:03 AM   #2
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Any thoughts and recommendations would be great.
Hi Steve, it might be sensory overload, but I have a sortable, filterable system registry with LOTS of system details and links to build threads and the like: http://brewbot.org/breweries. Maybe you can get some inspiration there, or maybe find systems like yours that lead to answers.

I hope that once your system is done, you'll post it to the registry. The form is here: http://brewbot.org/brewery-submission

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