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Old 01-18-2010, 05:48 PM   #1
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Well, finally built something today. (2) hours from start to finish...

50' SS coil
(2) 1/2" SS 90 degree elbow compression x MPT connectors
(2) Pair of SS Triclamps (MPT and FPT pairs)

Total build cost $232





 
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:52 PM   #2
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Looking good Pol. Is that going to mount in one of the kettles?
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:53 PM   #3
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Looking good Pol. Is that going to mount in one of the kettles?
Yes, this is the chiller, to mount in the Blichman BK

Sort of a pain to build, SS is VERY tough to manipulate

 
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:53 PM   #4
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That looks great Pol. Where did you get the coil? Or how did you get such a nice coil if you did that yourself?

 
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:56 PM   #5
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I almost suspect that you brew beer just so you can build cool ****.
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:57 PM   #6
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That looks great Pol. Where did you get the coil? Or how did you get such a nice coil if you did that yourself?
Bought the coil as a HD chiller from Midwest.

Trust me, you arent going to bend 1/2" SS tubing that nicely, it is VERY HARD! I hope the rest of the build goes a little easier.

 
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:58 PM   #7
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I almost suspect that you brew beer just so you can build cool shvt.
I am equally interested in brewing as I am in building stuff... I admit, the ONLY reason I sold the HERMS was so that I could build something cool and have an excuse, and $$ to do it

 
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:29 PM   #8
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I am equally interested in brewing as I am in building stuff... I admit, the ONLY reason I sold the HERMS was so that I could build something cool and have an excuse, and $$ to do it
Nothing wrong with that. Thats what makes this hobby so much fun.
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:31 PM   #9
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Nothing wrong with that. Thats what makes this hobby so much fun.
Agreed I dont always have time for a brew day so its fun to be able to DIY stuff for an hour or two. If I had a brewery that was complete I would only be into my hobby every other weekend at most.

 
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:39 PM   #10
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Meausring and drilling the Blichmans now to mount it and the AutoSparger

This makes me nervous

 
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