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Old 04-01-2009, 01:15 AM   #1
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Default THE POLs $3 MLT & HLT Sight Gauge!!

Had to correct my original thread, it is not $10... it is $3.13

I will have a complete write up on this, including materials, instructions etc. at BREWERSFRIEND.com in the coming weeks. You can actually read about many of my DIY projects, experiments and musings over at brewersfriend.com







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Old 04-01-2009, 01:55 AM   #2
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Guessing this is pretty recent since theirs no other respsonse and I didn't see anything at brewersfriend. Look forward to details. I plan on doing the same EHLT as you and that looks like a nice looking and simple sightglass.


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Old 04-01-2009, 02:00 AM   #3
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It is excellent, I used the cooler handle as the support for the gauge. I will have details on how to properly and accurately bend the tubing etc. I learned a few things. My silicone hoses show up in two days, then I do the Aussie no chill thing.
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What sort of tubing is it?
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The silicone? It is 1/2" ID tubing from AHS. The sight gauge is polycarbonate
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The sightglass is what I was asking about. Thanks. Looking forward to details. I've started keeping an eye open for 10G Round Rubbermaids to go on sale. Hoping to build soon. I'll be keepin an eye out and referencing your build thread(s) for my HLT build
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Right on, keep on keepin on bro.
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Old 04-01-2009, 02:43 AM   #8
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The Pol you are doing great job. Now I want to build cooler HERMS. Do you have thread about your brew kettle?

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I have multiple, lenghty threads about all of my builds. I warn you, there is A LOT that went into this beast, there is a lot to read and learn.
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So how did you do this? I just got a 5 gallon Rubbermaid from HD and will be setting it up to do partials until I feel comfortable with AG. For $3, I definitely want to do the sight glass. I looked on your site but do not see anything.


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