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Old 05-09-2009, 12:14 AM   #1
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Default fermenter legs *Caution Math Requested*

http://www.toledometalspinning.com/pdfs/TMS221014.pdf

I need to know what size tubing to get for the fermenter I am building. The link shows the hopper. However, I will be welding 2 55 gallon drums to the top of the hopper for 134 gallons. I was hoping someone knew where the legs should go on the hopper and what size.
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Old 05-09-2009, 12:40 AM   #2
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Jim Bieberman did the same thing, look at his project


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Old 05-12-2009, 02:33 AM   #3
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The weight is 79 gallons which is 8 lbs per gallon. Then the fermenter 44 lbs for the hopper plus drum is 50. I get 726 lbs. + 20 lbs in misc.
So the question is what size 304 stainless steel legs do I need for 750 lbs?
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My 500 gallon's tank legs are made out of 3-1/2" stainless.



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