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Old 09-12-2006, 09:20 AM   #1
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Does or has anyone used this style of boiler before http://www.leylandhomebrew.com/item586.htm
and do they work ok?



 
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Old 09-12-2006, 01:01 PM   #2
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Sorry never heard of such a thing, and it may very well work perfectly, but the words PLASTIC and BOILER scare the crap out of me!


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Old 09-13-2006, 01:45 PM   #3
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Hi,

I've not used the one you linked to but I have used a plastic boiler for many years with no problems. Having said that, mine has a thermostat so I could turn it down to maintain a rolling boil. I wouldn't be worried about the plastic bin but I would be concerned at the lack of control. If I was in your shoes I'd pay a little more for one with a controller of some description; something like this.

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Old 09-13-2006, 04:53 PM   #4
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i think those things are pretty common in the UK and Australia.
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