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Old 05-08-2011, 06:25 AM   #1
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i need a new good burner but im on a huge budget any one have any ideas all will help thanks


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Old 05-08-2011, 06:30 AM   #2
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Craigslist turkey fryer. They go for around $40. If you don't need the aluminum pot or accessories that come with it, turn around and sell them for $10-20.

You end up with a $20-30 fryer. Good luck.


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Just the burner? check out 23 & 32 tip burners

or if you need something a little smaller 6" burner
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Old 05-08-2011, 04:40 PM   #4
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I've got on of these...
http://www.agrisupply.com/cast-iron-...95/cn/5400001/

a huge improvement after using an old turkey fryer. great price too!
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Old 05-08-2011, 05:05 PM   #5
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I've got on of these...
http://www.agrisupply.com/cast-iron-...95/cn/5400001/

a huge improvement after using an old turkey fryer. great price too!
I use two of these BG-10 burners and they work great. A little louder and less efficient than some other burners, but with the right regulator they're mroe powerful than you'd ever need.
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I'm surprised that anyone is still using the 23 & 32 multi-jet wok burners at all. As you may have guessed, I think they genuinely suck for home brewing. I'm also not too fond of the BG-10 cup type diffuser burners. They work, but they aren't very fuel efficient and the flame level control leaves a lot to be desired. The 6" ring burners and an adjustable 0-15 psi regulator/w high pressure orifice would be my choice.

If you are looking for a burner & stand, the Bayou Classic SQ-14 would be my pick. It's the best bang for the buck and an excellent burner:

http://www.amazon.com/Bayou-Classic-.../dp/B0009JXYQ4
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i need the burner and stand a 30 qt pot would not hurt either
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i need the burner and stand a 30 qt pot would not hurt either
Craigslist my friend... Craigslist!!!

Turkey fryers are abundant on their and most are used less than 5x.
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I did AG brewing on one of these for many a batch when I first got started (already had a large pot), and I even used the fryer it came with for fish and fries a few times.

http://www.basspro.com/Bass-Pro-Shop...05245/-1631022

$29.97 on sale right now.
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I did AG brewing on one of these for many a batch when I first got started (already had a large pot), and I even used the fryer it came with for fish and fries a few times.

http://www.basspro.com/Bass-Pro-Shop...05245/-1631022

$29.97 on sale right now.
Wow cheapest I've seen! I'm calling my local Bass Pro Shop now.


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