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Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 02-22-2014 at 03:18 PM
First brew day with the new stand was a success. Although the wood under the burner was fairly
hot, there was no scorching. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Home Brew mobile app
Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 02-18-2014 at 05:15 AM
It shouldn't sag. Mine is made out of 2X6's, has an extra top level for my HLT, has 2X6 boards
where you have the chip board, and I use a keggle for 10 gal batches. I have solid casters on
the back, a...
Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 02-13-2014 at 10:42 PM
I don't know where you get the idea that 6 casters would make it unstable (Civil engineer
here). If 4 on the corners will allow it to sag, then put two more in the middle. From
experience, you will wa...
Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 02-13-2014 at 12:03 AM
I would put the casters under the 4 x 4s and leave the short end hanging. When you get it in
operating position, slide a stabilizing bar under the loose end to support the weight. (You're
Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 02-12-2014 at 11:53 PM
I don't really get what's going on there on the right. Why not just chop the extended portion
off and leave the burner stand alone next to your table?While that is clearly the optimal
solution, I just...
Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 02-12-2014 at 10:05 PM
So, the southeast was on the verge of being crippled by another ice storm, and I rush to Lowe's
to get supplies. No, not shovels or batteries or generators. No, I went to get some lumber to
build a br...
Posted in thread: Coffin Keezer Lid design issue on 06-22-2013 at 02:43 PM
I have the budget, the blessing of the wife, and finally the tools to start my keezer build. I
have been looking at a TON of keezer builds, and the idea of a giant heavy lid worries me a bit
Posted in thread: MalFet's bottle washer for lazy homebrewers on 03-18-2013 at 07:30 PM
I went with the 1 HP sump pump ( It has 2640 GPH capacity, but only 20 FT Headlift (didn't
realize the headlift was so low till I got home,) which I was surprised considering it's a full
1 HP. Works ...
Posted in thread: MalFet's bottle washer for lazy homebrewers on 03-16-2013 at 07:32 PM
If, on the other hand, you're not getting good spread on the bottom of the bottles, simply
pinching the ends a bit with a pair of pliers should work too.Pinched the ends, and as you can
see, the resu...
Posted in thread: MalFet's bottle washer for lazy homebrewers on 03-16-2013 at 11:52 AM
Sorry that you've ended up the guinea pig here. I should have expected snags when materials
other than the exact ones I used came into the mix.No worries, you were the real guinea pig. I
am just glad ...