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Posted in thread: Blichmann Top Tier burner arm mount clone. on 05-13-2013 at 03:39 PM
You can buy the same mast blichmann uses at I'm not sure which series they use but it appears
to be the same aluminum T-slot they use.Blichmanns center tower is 3.5 x 3.5, with center of
the slots 1...
Posted in thread: hole in cooler too big for oring seal? on 04-04-2013 at 05:47 PM
Yeah, the gasket was the funny one. I got that as scrap from my job. I used two of the washers
on the outside, the larger diameter washer was the one resting against the cooler, and just one
on the in...
Posted in thread: hole in cooler too big for oring seal? on 04-04-2013 at 05:27 PM
I have a similar sized hole on mine. I have a female 1/2" ball valve with a 2" nipple to go
through the interface. Inside the cooler I am going from the nipple to a 1/2" FPT copper
fitting that's form...
Posted in thread: Plate Chillers on 04-04-2013 at 03:06 AM
I have a Duda Diesel plate chiller too. I use a nylon bag for my pellet hops and have a sort of
false bottom in my keggle with 3/32 holes that collets all the full leaf hops I use. I between
the two o...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Top Tier burner arm mount clone. on 04-04-2013 at 02:40 AM
I had to open up the connecting holes to allow for a tolerance, other than that it seems pretty
Posted in thread: Beginner Welder Mistake?? on 04-04-2013 at 02:36 AM
If you've made your welds all the way around I wouldn't worry at all. A weld on one side with
the load on the opposing side would create a stress fracture, but for your needs and loads
during a brew s...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Top Tier Center Mast on 03-25-2013 at 02:58 AM
Just did a dry fit-up today. I had to lower my top burner and shelf height, and my gas manifold
will have to mount on to exposed threads from the burner arms. All in all a fun project. First
Posted in thread: Blichmann Top Tier burner arm mount clone. on 03-07-2013 at 05:56 PM
I used 1/16 thick stainless sheet metal and copied the original completely. The center mast I
used is the same as their extruded aluminum, 3.5 square.
Posted in thread: Blichmann Top Tier Center Mast on 02-21-2013 at 12:46 AM
I'm picking up my center mast tomorrow, a 3.5"x3.5"x.125"x6' piece of mild steel. I plan to use
threaded rod to pass through the tube to secure each shelf. With two burners, a large shelf for
my 48L c...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Top Tier Center Mast on 02-19-2013 at 11:22 PM
only thing I did was open the holes for the burner leg screws, the two I said were .375, and
enlarged them another 1/32. You could maybe increase the bend angle another 1.5 degrees