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Old 04-27-2011, 09:58 AM   #1
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so this is my 'set up' so far, still have to mount the hlt and mlt. run plumbing and some electrical. any ideas on how i can improve?
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:36 AM   #2
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Without a basic description of what you're aiming for, it's hard to offer suggestions for improvement.
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Old 04-27-2011, 01:02 PM   #3
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Is the cabinet for storage or are you building a stand inside it?

 
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Old 04-28-2011, 12:18 AM   #4
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inside it of course! The goal is 2 tier, im thinkin the BK will sit as it is, with the other two vessels raised. all 3 are 1/2 barrel kegs, the 1/6 keg is just there as a stand.. i guess to be more specific, i'm just trying to figure out the best way to mount the HLT and MLT.


its still a blank canvas so far so any/all input and ideas are welcome.

 
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Old 04-28-2011, 01:08 AM   #5
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That's a big cabinet. Did you plan on putting ventilation in the there? I would be worried that it would rain inside the cabinet.
Do you have any of the shelves that came with it?

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Did you plan on putting ventilation in the there? I would be worried that it would rain inside the cabinet.
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Old 04-28-2011, 02:18 AM   #7
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i was worried about that as well, but i did a 90min boil in it on Monday and no condensation whatsoever. No shelves, going to have to build those.. i can live with that since the cabinet was free. i originally thought i would bolt the pots to the supports on the back wall, but decided against that as disassembly would be a PITA. im leaning towards a bolt together type of platform.. super strut maybe..

 
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Old 04-28-2011, 01:57 PM   #8
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Without a basic description of what you're aiming for, it's hard to offer suggestions for improvement.
Well obviously it's an unbalanced system.

OP, put the big keg on the bottom and the little keg on top. This will look much better aesthetically.
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Old 04-28-2011, 02:13 PM   #9
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are those plastic camlocks like the ones from grainger? how do you like them? i threw in a few with my last grainger order, havnt used them yet, undecided about how they are going to hold up in the long run...

 
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Old 04-28-2011, 02:17 PM   #10
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Would it be possible to only mount the mash tun and HLT in the cabinet? Then leave room to store the boil kettle and burner. You could boil out side and eliminate some of the moisture.

 
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