Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Brew Stands > The Green Machine - My brewstand build
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-14-2010, 04:38 PM   #1
ghart999
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 542
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts

Default The Green Machine - My brewstand build

Hi all. I have been designing and designing my stand for months now.

As of now I have built the stand and painted it. I will be putting all the components to the stand in the coming week.

Here is the blueprint of my stand courtesy of diatonic. Diatonic - I took your exact dimensions minus of few teeny adjustments.

Also I would like to thank Diatonic and SouthernYankee for the inspiration.



Here's the stand build. I had a friend of a friend build it for me for $200 in labor. The whole thing was tig welded. Steel is all 1 1/2" square tube by 14 gauge. I think the steel was about $70 for three sticks of 20 feet each.







Top is finished. On to the body.















I did a gas bar as well. Has 3 threaded nipples for gas lines and one input for a 80lb propane tank.



ghart999 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 04:38 PM   #2
ghart999
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 542
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts

Default

Another pic of nipple for gas bar.




Next I added a horizontal bar underneath the top to mount by three burners to.





Lastly, I had a plate welded to the bottom horizontal bar for mounting my Little Giant pump.



I will post pics of the painted stand tonight.


ghart999 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 05:06 PM   #3
ubermick
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ubermick's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: San Rafael, California
Posts: 1,067
Liked 30 Times on 28 Posts
Likes Given: 21

Default

Love me my painted stands - if I could have been convinced that the paint would hold up to the burners over time, I'd have gone for mild steel and painted it, in the end I went stainless.

Also, TELL me these are old photos? Surely you guys haven't gotten dumped on ALREADY? That's a lotta snow outside for September!
ubermick is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 05:10 PM   #4
Catt22
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 5,000
Liked 62 Times on 59 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

I always feel the need to ask the perennial question, "how much does she weigh?".
Catt22 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 05:12 PM   #5
ubermick
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ubermick's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: San Rafael, California
Posts: 1,067
Liked 30 Times on 28 Posts
Likes Given: 21

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Catt22 View Post
I always feel the need to ask the perennial question, "how much does she weigh?".
*has flashbacks to ex wife*
ubermick is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 05:15 PM   #6
ghart999
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 542
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts

Default

No snow yet. I actually did the stand in May and that's up in the Mtns.

I used some of that 2000F header paint, so we will see how it holds up over time.
ghart999 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 05:15 PM   #7
ghart999
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 542
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts

Default

I haven't weighed it. But its surprising lighter than I expected. My guess is somewhere around 40 lbs.
ghart999 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 05:16 PM   #8
Catt22
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 5,000
Liked 62 Times on 59 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ubermick View Post
*has flashbacks to ex wife*
lol...it can be very useful when friends attempt to hook you up. Often it's a deal killer right from the git go. I get accused of being shallow and not looking past superficial appearance for the inner beauty, but I've got to be true to my heart, or whatever.
Catt22 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 05:20 PM   #9
Catt22
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 5,000
Liked 62 Times on 59 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ghart999 View Post
I haven't weighed it. But its surprising lighter than I expected. My guess is somewhere around 40 lbs.
40 lbs !! What is that stuff, titanium? I was gonna guess more like 150.
Catt22 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-14-2010, 05:21 PM   #10
ghart999
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Denver
Posts: 542
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts

Default

I will try and weight tonight. It is light. I can easily pick it up over my head and I'm no body builder.


ghart999 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DIY 2-Tier AG brewstand build bhambrew Brew Stands 33 09-28-2010 10:28 PM
Brewstand Build bwiens Brew Stands 14 08-05-2010 02:43 PM
My brewstand build tbulger Brew Stands 23 05-07-2008 04:48 PM
Brewstand build Dude Brew Stands 91 01-03-2008 04:15 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS