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Old 01-17-2010, 04:54 AM   #1
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Total cost was about $100 for materials and took about 3 hours and 4 bottles of Pliny to make. A little pricey - but well worth the effort.

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6" section of 10" ID 304L Stainless Pipe (10 guage wall)
24"x24" sheet of 8x8, .032 304L Stainless Mesh
(3) 3/8" 18-2 Stainless studs - 6"
(9) 3/8 18-2 Stainless nuts
(1) 10" Stainless Hose Clamp
Handfull of Stainless Rivets

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Old 01-17-2010, 05:01 AM   #2
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That is amazing!!! Can you give a step by step? Is all that stuff available at Lowes or HD?!

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Old 01-17-2010, 05:11 AM   #3
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Hell no, that's definitely a mcmaster.com type of thing.

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Old 01-17-2010, 01:26 PM   #4
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What's the mesh size?

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Old 01-17-2010, 02:57 PM   #5
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Mcmaster.com sounds right. You got a link to those items? Especially that Hoseclamp. Awesome build.

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Old 01-17-2010, 03:11 PM   #6
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I see the mesh size in you listing Omit this question.................

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Old 01-17-2010, 03:22 PM   #7
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I am thinking he is a whole hop user pellets would not work well I guess.

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Old 01-17-2010, 03:31 PM   #8
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Lets see more pics of your rig! From your gallery it looks pretty freakin sweet.

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Old 01-17-2010, 03:47 PM   #9
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subscribed, cool hopster hopscreen. I like

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Amazing! This looks great!

I am doing the exact same thing! Just waiting on my mesh. For my tube I actually am using a cut section from an old defunct corny keg for mine. My pal who is getting my mesh (forget the size but it is VERY fine for pellet hops) has some process where they seam and sew it together. Obviously you are much further along than I am!

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