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Old 01-11-2011, 05:33 AM   #31
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My MLT burner mount is adjustable from 2 3/4" to 6 1/2" below the frame


Me rocking the welders mask and octobeard.


The wife told me not to be in the garage all night, so I had to stop here.


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Old 01-13-2011, 05:55 AM   #32
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All three burners are in! I'm going to give it a once over and start seam welding it.
I want basically everything to stay within the frame so it's protected. Like a roll cage.





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Old 01-13-2011, 12:32 PM   #33
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:02 PM   #34
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Great system I love mine it works so well!!! You are doing a great job. If there is anything I can help with let me know. I posted a ton of pictures on my link http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/new-...r-help-165599/ and still keep it up. Looks GREAT keep it up
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:29 PM   #35
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Thanks Shawn!!! I'm at work so I'll have to read through your thread this weekend or something. Funny that you contacted me, though. I've got three or four of the pics that you posted saved onto my computer that I've used for examples and ideas! so thank you for the indirect help!!!! We basically used the stand you built as a model.
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Old 01-26-2011, 06:57 PM   #36
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Well, I've been sicker than a dog for about 2 weeks so not much work has been done in the garage. But, I have been busy online and am close to having all the final pieces and parts I need to go to a 10 gallon system.

Ordered 3 stainless lids from amazon for $13.00
each. Yes, I have 10" holes in the kettles.


Ordered a scale from amazon for $25.00. So now I'll be able to measure my ingredients instead of saying "Meh, that looks like about an ounce..." (spoosh)


and some flat-black paint for the brew cart. The plan is flat black with yellow old school hot-rod pin striping.


And, a TON of stuff from bargainfittings.com
I sure hope I'm healthy enough to get some holes poked into the keggles.
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I was able to spend a few hours in the garage tonight.

I got the pump mounting locations mocked up




and the pieces of angle to keep the kegs in place


and just before I welded on the pieces of angle, everything came off of the frame and the seam welding began.
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Old 02-01-2011, 11:57 PM   #38
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Just stumbled on this thread...any idea on the cost for the cart, with burners? Also, any welding tips?
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Old 02-02-2011, 05:20 AM   #39
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dwpumo,
I actually worked out a trade with a buddy of mine for the steel cut to length. I'm not sure where you're located, but if you call a few local steel yards, you should be able to ge the steel cut to length for under $150 or so. The burners were ~30 a piece. http://www.agrisupply.com/product.as...4494&sid=&eid=

Welding tips - get a welder and practice. I just learned by doing it. Clean the metal with an angle grinder and wire brush. Wipe with acetone to remove any oil. Get a good ground. Tack the entire frame together before seam welding anything. When you seam weld, do the whole connection. Don't just do one side and let it cool, the weld will tighten as it cools pulling the opposite side away.
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I hit the frame with the angle grinder tonight and put a light coat of flat black on so it doesn't continue to rust.





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