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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-10-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,473
Posted By Swagman
From a welders point cut the dang thing off have...

From a welders point cut the dang thing off have a patch welded over and have what you want welded in say a 1/2 coupler.

Here I would charge 12.00 for the new coupler, hole drill coupler turn...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-10-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Swagman
The heat from the welding will cause stainless to...

The heat from the welding will cause stainless to pick up color. The back side with a back flow won't show as much. A good scuff pad and some Barkeepers Friend will get the shine needed.

God...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-09-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,490
Posted By Swagman
Thank you for the kind words I don't know about...

Thank you for the kind words I don't know about fancy but it won't leak or break. (I hope lol)

I use junction box's that don't have the threads in the rear just a cap with no threads. I use the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-09-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,490
Posted By Swagman
Tig welded Tri Clamp electric 1 NPS

Had brewer stop the other day and is in the process of going electric in his HLT. Wanted a removeable element and box. I told him to do some reading on this board of the process going on at the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-08-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,489
Posted By Swagman
As the old saying goes there are several ways...

As the old saying goes there are several ways around the barn.

Personally I don't like to loose the open percentage by using hinges (hinges are for doors)

The other way around the barn:
...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-07-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By Swagman
I purchased a sheet from McNichols ...

I purchased a sheet from McNichols



God Bless
Swagman
Forum: DIY Projects 03-07-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By Swagman
Finally got around to cutting and adding a false...

Finally got around to cutting and adding a false bottom to the rubber keg also a pickup.


http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f333/surfsupks/MVC-333S.jpg



It has a 15 inch diameter false...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-06-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By Swagman
I tig weld two together and add a paddle for a...

I tig weld two together and add a paddle for a mash paddle.








God Bless
Forum: DIY Projects 03-05-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,216
Posted By Swagman
Don't go the cheap route when buying hole saws....

Don't go the cheap route when buying hole saws. Quality is number one.


Here is a picture of my 1 inch that has drill I know over 25 kegs in the last year.
...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-05-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By Swagman
Rubber Keg Project

Had a brewer come over a while back for some Tig welding on kegs. He also had one of the rubber kegs that he didn't want so he left here in the shed.

It's been setting here for a few months so...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-03-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Swagman
Plasma is the way to go in my book Been using one...

Plasma is the way to go in my book Been using one for the last few years.

Suggestion hearing the top hit bottom I would recommend filling the keg with water almost to the top down about three...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-02-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,911
Posted By Swagman
Craig Is this the boil pot? Really...

Craig

Is this the boil pot?

Really looking good can't wait to see the weld on the keg top aka bottom.

By the way took your advice and got a defuse for the back flow. What a difference. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-01-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,911
Posted By Swagman
Welcome back God Bless Swagman

Welcome back


God Bless
Swagman
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-10-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By Swagman
Standard here at Wack is 12 inch and yes on the...

Standard here at Wack is 12 inch and yes on the water in fact I fill almost to the top say 3 inch down.


God Bless
Swagman:cool:
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-31-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,076
Posted By Swagman
Quit your bragging youngster Running big's and...

Quit your bragging youngster Running big's and little's on my chair with capacitor discharge for passing and hill climbing and I know the way out follow me to the high ground.


God Bless
Swagman
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-25-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Swagman
Tri-clover with threads for pick-up

Had a brewer who wanted to tri-clover his valve's on his kegs plus beable to have threads inside the keg for pick-up's

This is what I came up with. Its a full coupler with the threads remove from...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-16-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 71,588
Posted By Swagman
Holes size looks right, keep them clear and you...

Holes size looks right, keep them clear and you should have a least three or four just to be on the safe side.


God Bless
Swagman
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-16-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By Swagman
Don't want to pump dry for long periods. Its a...

Don't want to pump dry for long periods. Its a mag drive so short time dry won't hurt. But over time you will learn to hear the change in the pump sound when it has finish what you pumping.
...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-16-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By Swagman
You will learn to listen God Bless ...

You will learn to listen


God Bless
Swagman
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-15-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 40,316
Posted By Swagman
That's going to be a little hard to do. I turn...

That's going to be a little hard to do. I turn them on a lathe. The half coupler is turned down for a length of .200 and 1.500 diameter that's the end that will weld into the keg. The 1.500...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-15-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 40,316
Posted By Swagman
why not just purchase a triclamp short/med...

why not just purchase a triclamp short/med butt-weld ferrule instead of rolling your own?


Two reasons cost and the gauge of the metal.



God Bless
Swagman
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-13-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 40,316
Posted By Swagman
Half coupling with the thread remove welds to tri...

Half coupling with the thread remove welds to tri and its tig into the keg. There two tabs welded to other half that bolt the box on that you can't see with a couple of 10-32's.
Here is a picture...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-13-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 40,316
Posted By Swagman
Like I said give it a try. Here is a couple...

Like I said give it a try.

Here is a couple of pictures of what I did a few years ago.


http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f333/surfsupks/MVC-082S-1.jpg
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Forum: Electric Brewing 01-13-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 40,316
Posted By Swagman
Myself I don't have a problem with threads. I...

Myself I don't have a problem with threads. I have use something close to that where I can un-clamp the Tri and remove the box and element. I just un-thread element to change if needed. The...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-09-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,876
Posted By Swagman
Your most welcome Since we are talking electric...

Your most welcome
Since we are talking electric element and since I'm a tool nut here is photo of a cheap socket used by plumbers. You can buy just one or in a complete set called plumbers cow...
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