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Old 01-29-2009, 02:00 PM   #1
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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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Old 01-29-2009, 03:47 PM   #6
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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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Old 01-29-2009, 06:20 PM   #9
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You can get it here on ebay. its a 4' x 3' roll of SS


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Old 01-29-2009, 06:28 PM   #10
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Here's the part number from BobbyM's site
mcmaster.com part number

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