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Old 11-22-2010, 01:41 AM   #1
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My ever-changing rig has been modified again. This time I built a tippy dump for it. I really like it for batch sparging, and I also use it to dump the grains when doughing in which makes it easier to stir at the same time. Also having a 2nd burner is nice too. Of course it has a piezo igniter just like the main burner. Enjoy the pics...


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Old 11-22-2010, 01:45 AM   #2
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That is sick! Never even heard of a tippy dump.
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Old 11-22-2010, 01:49 AM   #3
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I've always wanted a tippy dump, ever since I saw them on morebeer. I love the idea- you can add your grains easily! I stand on a stepstool with a bucket in one hand and a mash paddle in the other and I always wish there was a better way.
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Old 11-22-2010, 01:49 AM   #4
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That's the first time I've seen a tippy dump HLT. All the others I have seen have been tippy dump mash tuns, to dump the spent grains that is. I'd be just a tiny bit concerned dumping all the hot water towards you though.

Kind of make me wonder WTF, but hey if you can build it (and use it safely), then why not...
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Old 11-22-2010, 01:52 AM   #5
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That is pretty awesome. I mean, it's total overkill for 5-gallon batches, but what the hell -it's awesome!
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Old 11-22-2010, 02:20 AM   #6
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Excellent craftsmanship! Nice hinges, and I like the powdercoat!

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Old 11-22-2010, 03:32 AM   #7
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I totally dig your set up... I have seen pics of it before and think its pretty much perfect.

I have a small garage that I brew in and thats like the prefect set up.
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:44 PM   #8
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That is pretty cool and very well made. Great job.
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Old 11-22-2010, 02:29 PM   #9
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Million Dollar idea.

Your brew stand is awesome.

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Old 11-22-2010, 04:23 PM   #10
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Really unique and clean setup. Great way to do gravity without climbing on ladders.

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