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Old 06-07-2011, 11:33 PM   #1
May 2011
Perth, WA
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Has anyone here attempted to build thier own automated bottling line???

Would love any links or pictures.


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Old 06-08-2011, 01:37 AM   #2
Aug 2009
Twin Cities, MN
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Most folks only have semi-automated unbottling lines. Depending on how popular they are, the lines can get quite long.
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Old 06-08-2011, 01:43 AM   #3
Jan 2008
Washington, DC
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I'd like to see photos or a video if someone has something faster than a beer gun or that attachment that gets shoved into the tap.

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Old 06-08-2011, 02:38 AM   #4
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It would be fun to see one but I am going to go out on a limb and say that most folks would move to kegging vs. a bottling line. I can fill what I need when I need to right from the tap with a cheapo "thing that gets jammed onto the tap" like a Bowie bottling wand.
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Old 06-08-2011, 03:45 AM   #5
Dec 2007
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Originally Posted by Driller View Post

Has anyone here attempted to build thier own automated bottling line???
Would love any links or pictures.

Here is a simple 1995 filler design

5L keg filler

Search bottle filler and some better ideas pop up.


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Old 06-08-2011, 08:42 PM   #6
Jan 2010
Joliet, IL
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Claudius, that is crazy awesome.
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Kegged: IPA, Red Rye

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