Bayou Classic BG 12 - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > Bayou Classic BG 12
Sign-up To NEW HBT Article Newsletter - Brewing Articles Direct To You!

Thread Tools
Old 04-08-2011, 03:02 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: La Crosse, wi
Posts: 51
Default Bayou Classic BG 12

Can I use an adjustable high pressure regulator for the BG12 burner? Then can I just get a valve to regulate the flame on each burner independently? Has anyone ever used copper for the gas line on your brew rig? Some people say the pipe can breakdown & clog the burner, others say they use it underground because it 'flexes' some instead of breaking. I think some copper pipe running up a stainless rig would look cool, any ideas?

superbob404 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2011, 11:20 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Rondacker's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Great Sacandaga Lake, New York
Posts: 236
Liked 8 Times on 8 Posts
Likes Given: 17


As for copper, there isn't a problem. Propane installations here in the northeast have been piped in soft copper with flare fittings for as long as I can remember.
The only issue with something getting into the burner would be a bit of copper or dirt from the initial installation.
As for the regulator, just be sure that it isn't adjusted too high. Excessive pressure could cause the flame to lift too far off the tip of the orifice or burner.
There is normally a slight gap between the burner and the flame, excessive pressure increases the gap, and could result in a flame out, and raw gas venting.
My Basement E-brewery;
On Deck= Stone Ruination Clone
Secondary= Nate's Citrus Bomb
Kegged= Neapolitan Stout
Rondacker is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bayou Classic: SP-10 or SQ-14? ChrisS68 Equipment/Sanitation 14 05-20-2011 12:18 AM
Bayou Classic SP-10 cmdrico7812 Equipment/Sanitation 3 02-02-2011 03:57 AM
Bayou Classic SP-10 joejaz Equipment/Sanitation 20 04-26-2010 09:32 PM
Bayou classic Desert_Sky Equipment/Sanitation 13 03-04-2007 01:16 AM
bayou classic 30 qt - not rdbeer Equipment/Sanitation 5 01-09-2007 10:36 PM

Forum Jump