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Old 02-15-2009, 02:57 AM   #1
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I have been working on acquiring all the parts for about a month now. Just got back from dropping off the burners and pumps at the welders. I am going to be mounting hurricane burners very similar to the way nicksteck did in his build. While the welder is working on building the stand I have been building keggles in my garage using weldless fittings. After the burners and pumps get mounted I will be bringing this home to do the rest of the plumbing and wiring myself.
I took a quick picture while I was there of what it looks like so far. I will post more pictures once I get it home.




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Old 02-15-2009, 03:00 AM   #2
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Looks Awesome!

I gotta get me one of those built!


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Old 02-15-2009, 03:01 AM   #3
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Wow, that's sooooo sharp. I wonder....why didn't you just have the welder weld couplings in your kegs? Was it simply over budget?
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Wow, that's sooooo sharp. I wonder....why didn't you just have the welder weld couplings in your kegs? Was it simply over budget?
I still may take them over and have them welded in. I had already purchased the weldless fittings and figured I could be working on getting those ready while he is building the stand. Also, the budget is getting up there.
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Ha! This looks GREAT my friend!!! I can't wait to see it finished!
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I miss my build, that was half the fun


Yours is definitely looking good so far
How thick is your tubing? I told my welder I wanted 1/8 but got 1/4 instead. I have the same castors you do. Its the only failure point Ive found....for me anyway, the damn thing is just too heavy lol


I do recomend rolling 2" steel strips for retaining rings into the radius of a keg. Best mod Ive done to Lonnies plans
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looks like a very clean build, you have a lot of work and fun in front of you, take a lot of pics please

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[Yours is definitely looking good so far
How thick is your tubing?
I am using 1/8"

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I have the same castors you do. Its the only failure point Ive found....for me anyway, the damn thing is just too heavy lol
Yes, the casters may be too light duty. I saw them at Harbor Freight on sale and they were the only ones they had with brakes on the wheels at the time. If I need to replace them with something a little beefier I am not out much. Right know it rolls very smoothly, although mine is half the weight of yours.

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I do recomend rolling 2" steel strips for retaining rings into the radius of a keg. Best mod Ive done to Lonnies plans
Please explain.
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Ha! This looks GREAT my friend!!! I can't wait to see it finished!
Thanks, Lonnie. I am sure we all hope to do you proud with our builds. Thank you for sharing your plans. I think it is great that you visit these forums. I may have some questions for you down the road.
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Around each keg I put in a retaining ring. This ensures that the kegs do not move if they were accidentally bumped or what not.


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