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Old 09-18-2005, 04:27 PM   #1
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About $20 worth of plastic shelving from Wally World and a roll of electrical tape=brew stand!

The HLT and MLT are 10 gal Rubbermaids. The MLT uses a plastic false bottom and a mash pad. Works very well. The kettle is a Sabco "DYI" with weldless ball valve and a "Thermosight". The Thermosight is a POS, and is about to be replaced by one of tnlandsailor's sight glasses and a nice 3" faced thermo. It also uses tnlandsailor's Hop Stopper.

The sparger is a Phil's 10". I've got a Chillus Convolutus chiller, but can't get good flow with it. So, I've got a March pump on it's way.
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Old 09-18-2005, 04:45 PM   #2
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Very nice.

Are those burn marks on the shelf under that mashtun?
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Old 09-18-2005, 04:49 PM   #3
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LOL....you know it! Note to those who want to use a cheap plastic brewstand: Don't take your kettle directly off the burner and put it on the cheap plastic brewstand!
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Old 09-18-2005, 06:10 PM   #4
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Cool cheap set up! Ya gotta love it!

Also, excellent looking 03 Sporty as well!
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Old 09-18-2005, 07:36 PM   #5
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Six months ago I thought a system like this was ridiculous overkill... but right now, I could see myself with this setup in a few weeks
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Old 09-18-2005, 08:39 PM   #6
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I like it. I'm still working on mine.
Thanks for displaying yours.
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Old 09-22-2005, 01:00 PM   #7
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VERY NICE, good setup! Simple and efficient, yeilds great beer. Definitely the way to go from a financial and time standpoint. Thanks for the pics
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Old 09-22-2005, 02:21 PM   #8
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If you haven't purchased the pump yet? Might I suggest you consider a Wort Wizard it works well using the water flow of the CFC and is available for under $20 if you check around.

 
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Old 09-25-2005, 04:18 PM   #10
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...and it's expandable...!
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