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Old 09-13-2012, 02:58 PM   #1
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Well after having a nice setup capable of 15 gallon batches. I decided to go a bit larger but able to still brew 20 gallons. I have a friend that brews with me and we split the batch. I ordered the steel and started welding it up on Monday.



Here is one side of it. Still have one piece to weld to it at that point. Last night I did some more work and got the second side welded up and the connection pieces welded to one side. I ran out of steel so I had to order more. Won't have more progress until next wednesday on that.

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12x10x6 Enlcosure.
Ebrewsupply 30a 2 PID kit
2x Auber 2352 PID
Thermocouples (Still needed)

I am going to start wiring that up this weekend. Pictures to follow.

Kettles:
BK-42g Stainless Barrel that I am going to have Triclamps welded to.
MT- 30g Brewers hardware kettle
HLT- 30g Brewers hardware kettle with some custom fittings. All tri clamp

I"ll have pictures of all the kettles once they arrive. Should be next week.

This will be a HERMS setup. More to follow!

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Got a bit more done over the weekend on the brewery. Ran out of steel so I was working on the control panel. Here is the progress.



Also received my new Boil Kettle. 42g from Bubbas Barrels. I underestimated the size of this behemoth!


More steel should be here tomorrow. Then I can continue to work on the stand. I also ordered nylon bushings for my tippy dump design. I am going to have the whole platform tip forward instead of everything swinging like a pendulum. Will take a bit of strength to dump so there won't be any accidents.

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Got some more done on the control panel. Got the rest of the holes cut, painted it, and installed the lights and switches. A bit worried about the fitment of everything in this panel. Going to be tight.


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Nice Build!

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Thanks! I should have some more updates tonight on the stand itself. I should be taking delivery of more steel tonight.

MT and HLT should be here Friday!

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New MT and HLT have arrived!!

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Those are some sexy pots!

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Yea worth the money and time waiting for them! Can't wait to use them now!! Will still be a bit, Hoping to complete the welding on the stand tonight. Then tomorrow morning finish cleaning up the welds and possibly some primer. That might be a bit ambitious but we will see.

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Holy crap! Just found your build thread! Nice man!

Stout kettles?

I should be able to ship those rings on Monday. PM me your address.

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Where did your MT & HLT come from? How long was the wait?

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