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Old 11-18-2009, 04:08 PM   #1
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I have a banjo cooker on the way and was wondering if you need to build a stand or support for your kettle or can it rest on the burner? I only have an 8g kettle so it's not huge but that is still a lot of weight. Seems like some people use bricks to build around the burner so I was thinking I might want to hit HD or Lowe's prior to the burner arriving.
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Old 11-18-2009, 04:13 PM   #3
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my keggle's bottom is a little dented/beatup and rocks on my banjo stand so I should really reinforce it, but if your pot's bottom is in good shape you should be good.
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Old 11-18-2009, 04:57 PM   #4
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If its this then you are good to go.
That looks like the one I am getting. It's hard to judge from the picture but it seems tiny compared to the 8g kettle. But I'll wait until I get it to be sure (it will be nice to have one less thing to worry about).

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Old 11-18-2009, 05:20 PM   #5
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Trust me, that burner is not tiny, nor light weight. You'll find that the silver burner area is 9-10 inches in diameter, and those bent steel supports are very very solid.

you could stand on it and not damage it. It'll hold 60lbs of wort easily.
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