Masterbuilt - Masterbuilt 30qt Turkey Fryer Kit
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Pros: Easy to get from DIY stores. Non-expensive. Hearty. Can hold a 10 gallon keggle!
Cons: Aluminium pot. Cheap thermometers. (Safety switch broke on my second brew).
Recommended? YesI boughtthe brinkmann version of thison a whim about 2 years ago. I made mythird batch of beer (FIRST ALL GRAIN) on it with a keggle. Imade the pot that came with it as a HLT by drilling and mounting a weldless valve onto it. (Note: The valve on the botton edge of the pot will rest on the lip of the stand frame.) The safety \"flame out\" switchy-thingy broke right away. This was possibly due to the position of the keggle hanging over the edges, redirecting the heat on top of the switch. This was fixed with a zip tie holding down the button. The regulator that comes withit will produce a low enough flame (with some relighting when it blows out) to perform a decoction mash. Im now pulling the burner off the stand to mount on my Brutus 10 set up for the HLT.
I beat the crap out of this thing. I definitely got my moneys worth with this little rig.
Pros: Good price. Efficient. Decent kettle. BIAB!
Cons: Thermometer is no good for brewing. Wish the kettle was a little bigger.
Recommended? YesComing from brewing on an electric stove in the kitchen, this has probably been the best $65 I've spent on brewing equipment. Easy to jump into all-grain BIAB with this setup, but wish the kettle was a 10 gallon. Hard to do high-gravity BIAB with this size.
Brew day has become much less of a hassle since buying this and moving out of the kitchen.
March 5, 2012 at 02:44 PM
Pros: Good, Cheap kit for a start-up.
Cons: rivets leak, pot is a bit thin, 10 gal would be preferable to allow more boil over protection
Recommended? YesThis pot works pretty well, and you get the burner and pot for what a burner would cost otherwise. Will upgrade my pot soon , as I would like a bit more room for the hotbreak.