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Old 05-09-2011, 04:09 PM   #21
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Can you give me the details on the valves and connections? Very interested in building something similar to this.


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Where di you obtain the conical fermentor from? They look to me like they were designed for fertilizer, but not really sure.
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Old 05-09-2011, 05:21 PM   #23
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Can you give me the details on the valves and connections? Very interested in building something similar to this.
These links may help:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/my-1...onical-160249/


Bought similar ones at 1 1/2"http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/stoc...-valve-216223/
ebay seller link: http://stores.ebay.com/Bitter-End-Tr...Asset-Recovery

Just keep an eye out on ebay for good deals!! I found all the SS nipples and reducer on eBay also!! Reasonable prices!!
I will try to add links to the nipples and reducer when I get a chance. It's a little difficult on the phone to search eBay:-)
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Old 05-09-2011, 05:30 PM   #24
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Here is my new addition. I'm removing the 1" valve and adding this yeast/scrub catcher!!
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Building one of these this weekend.

What is the height of your table...I'm trying to figure out how to fill it
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:50 PM   #26
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Building one of these this weekend.

What is the height of your table...I'm trying to figure out how to fill it
I will check for sure but I would guess 50-52" height!! That's if your going to drain your beer into a keg from underneath the conical!! I use a ladder to get up there and fill it! I'm tempted to drill a hole in the wall from the garage to drain it into the conicals in the basement:-)
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Great thanks!

Plan is to keg eventually, but for now a racking arm will be installed.
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However, I trust butt joins and kregg jigs to only non structural items.

I assume you have a decent idea of what you are doing though, not too many people slapping stuff together cut it on a P66. So, as long as the structure is there, 300 lbs aint that bad
i was thinking the same thing. Couple of half laps would have added a little more rigidity. Lowly modified Jet contractor here.
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What are you using for the lids on these? I'm looking at picking up 1 or 2 of these but want to make sure I know what pieces I will need.
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:28 PM   #30
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Looks great SDB! I bought the Norwesco tank from Tank Depot a few weeks ago and I am finishing up the mount for it. I really like the trub/yeast catcher idea, I'm going to incorporate that into my set up as well. I'll have my 1st batch in it this on Friday! Great work man!
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