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Old 05-30-2009, 03:13 PM   #1
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This is the Heat exchanger that I built. I used 6" stainless pipe for the body, 3/8 soft copper for the coil. I bent the coil around a 4" PVC pipe. I using 1500 watt heating for the heating source. I am working on top that will have a motor for agitating the water. I have a small stepper motor that would be really overkill and cool.





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Old 05-30-2009, 03:57 PM   #2
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this is bad ass


what is the element for?

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Old 05-30-2009, 04:03 PM   #3
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Nice work Drew. Happy Heating!

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Old 05-30-2009, 04:26 PM   #4
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****ing awesome!

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Old 05-30-2009, 04:39 PM   #5
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Wow, that is probably the nicest heat exchanger I've ever seen. Great work. I would say to not forget the insulation, but it would be a shame to cover it up.

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Old 05-30-2009, 04:43 PM   #6
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this is bad ass


what is the element for?
The element is the heat source for the heat exchanger, NICE work.
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Old 05-30-2009, 06:56 PM   #7
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Nice, I'd buy one...

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Old 05-30-2009, 07:06 PM   #8
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I bought the bcs-460 a couple of months back. I'm going to be using it to control the Heat exchanger. Right now it's only running my keg frig.

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Old 05-31-2009, 01:31 AM   #9
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how much???? I want one too!!! PM a price if your interested in making another.

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Old 05-31-2009, 03:04 AM   #10
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Yeah, this makes my heat stick & 2 gal Igloo look pretty damn crappy.

Nice work, drewbrew. With those mad welding skills I expect you'll be shaming Yuri in no time.

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