Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Brew Stands > Another Brutus in the making
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-07-2012, 05:48 AM   #71
donnieballgame
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Tahoe Vista, CA
Posts: 10
Likes Given: 1

Default

Ron,

Awesome build, I'm building something similar, with banjo high pressure burners, and I was wondering if you did something to convert them to low pressure, b/c I thought you couldn't use the honeywell valve with a high pressure system.

Also what did you find out for the pressure regulator. I got a 0-30psi regulator, but it sounds like that won't work.

Anyway good luck with the build!
-donnie


donnieballgame is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2012, 03:28 PM   #72
RonRock
Always Ready
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
RonRock's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Underwood, Iowa
Posts: 1,324
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Hey Donnie,

I used LPG orifices and drilled them to get the BTU's that I wanted for each burner. Yes the Honeywell's do run on low pressure. 11" Water Column is what they need. I used a set of regulators like used on a house. One at the tank, and one at the brewery. There is also a single regulator that does both stages, typically used on RV's I think. I started with one of those, but the one I bought did not put out the BTU's I wanted. I had the others so I switched and just left it that way.

Your 0-30psi will put out way too much pressure, I would not even try it with the Honeywell's it will blow out diaphragms.

There are charts that tell what size to drill the orifices to get the desired BTU's. And if you need I can dig through and find out where I ordered the orifices. Just let me know.

Good luck, and enjoy the build.


RonRock is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2012, 05:34 PM   #73
gyropilot1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: humacao, PR
Posts: 111
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

some pic update to my project
Click image for larger version

Name:	386203_10150433589878439_691483438_8617976_158792723_n.jpg
Views:	823
Size:	36.5 KB
ID:	51503   Click image for larger version

Name:	398540_10150521764918439_691483438_8963467_957004856_n.jpg
Views:	834
Size:	39.6 KB
ID:	51504  
gyropilot1 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2012, 05:38 PM   #74
gyropilot1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: humacao, PR
Posts: 111
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

more pics
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMAG0291.jpg
Views:	817
Size:	35.7 KB
ID:	51505   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMAG0290.jpg
Views:	815
Size:	51.2 KB
ID:	51506   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMAG0230.jpg
Views:	817
Size:	48.6 KB
ID:	51507   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMAG0098.jpg
Views:	819
Size:	56.0 KB
ID:	51508  
gyropilot1 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2012, 12:29 AM   #75
RonRock
Always Ready
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
RonRock's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Underwood, Iowa
Posts: 1,324
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Looking Good, nice and shiny.
RonRock is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2015, 01:36 PM   #76
brian4508
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Syracuse, New York
Posts: 178
Liked 25 Times on 17 Posts

Default

sub'd


brian4508 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Brutus Ten ???? wshymas Equipment/Sanitation 522 10-27-2014 02:59 PM
My Brutus Rig hooks Brew Stands 19 08-17-2011 11:09 AM
My Brutus 9 1/2 Simphoto02 Brew Stands 68 10-03-2009 09:36 PM
Brutus 5? Simphoto02 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 0 08-09-2009 08:12 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS