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Old 01-29-2009, 02:00 PM   #1
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Default Homemade Hopstopper... Where to get the SS Mesh?

I'm going to build my own hop stopper, but I'm having problems finding the mesh for the project. Anyone want to give me a source? I've tried Mcmaster, Grainger, Ebay- No luck...

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Old 01-29-2009, 02:02 PM   #2
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Seems there have been some recent threads where people bought mesh from McMaster-Carr. I know I've seen people build these from mesh from either a colander or splatter screen.


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Old 01-29-2009, 02:10 PM   #3
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Not sure what exactly you have in mind, but you could perhaps check a glass dealer to see if they stock SS screen. You would probably have to double it up, if that doesn't make it too bulky.
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Old 01-29-2009, 02:51 PM   #4
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i dont know exactly want u want too, but you can take the inards out of a flexible tap connection on use that
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Old 01-29-2009, 03:43 PM   #5
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None of these will work?
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I just use aluminum window screen from Lowe's. Unless you're one of those weirdos who fears the AL.
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:06 PM   #7
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I used these screens from McMaster Carr - part number: 9317t322 - 12" diameter, 40 mesh, SS. $15 for two. Stitched together with SS wire from McMaster as well. They do let some fine hop particles through, and so I added a clean out because they get stuck inside the hop stopper. I should really show a photo, but am at work, etc. I'll try to remember to take a pic and add tonight.
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Old 01-29-2009, 06:17 PM   #8
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I got 30x30 screen at mcmaster carr as well. I stripped off wires from the sides for my "thread" so I would not have to order a spool.
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You can get it here on ebay. its a 4' x 3' roll of SS

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...%3D4%26ps%3D42

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Here's the part number from BobbyM's site
mcmaster.com part number
85385T857

I plan on giving this one a go when I get the single tier finished.


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