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Old 01-29-2010, 05:20 PM   #1
Nov 2009
South Jersey
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Just ordered a banjo burner to be used on my Boilermaker kettle. My Boilermaker is a 10 gallon kettle. I did not realize just how big the burner is. Is this burner going to be too wide for my pot and am I going to end up with flames spewing over the sides?
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Old 01-29-2010, 08:11 PM   #2
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I take it you are talking about the KAB4/BG14? The beauty of the 30psi regulator is that you can dial it down, shouldn't have any problems.

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Old 01-29-2010, 08:20 PM   #3
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Just make sure to turn it down enough to not have flames goin up the sides.

Congrats on the new BB, you'll love it.

Cheers, and happy brewin'!

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Old 01-29-2010, 11:50 PM   #4
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I have a KAB5 banjo, and its too big for my 9 gallon kettle, mainly cuz its tall and narrow. If I had a fatter more shallow pot it wouldn't lick flames up the sides.

I can barely get it low enough to not constantly boilover.

But I just scored a keg so a keggle may be in my future. Of course I already bought a smaller burner for the current kettle :|
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