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Old 06-10-2011, 10:05 PM   #1
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Default Starter brew rig from costco...

So I found this online (haven't seen one in person), and it looks like it might be a cheap way in for some who are looking for a starter brew rig. Would need some tweaking but might be a decent way into grain brews for relatively cheap. Anyone actually seen these in person and know if they are cheap-o construction or if they might look like they would work?

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product...t22101&topnav=


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Old 06-10-2011, 10:07 PM   #2
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Saw a thread on these a little bit ago. I think one of the burners has a really low BTU rating, but the guy used it for a direct fire mash tun.


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Old 06-10-2011, 11:24 PM   #3
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the website says one burner is 60K and the other is 105K. my turkey fryer is 55K and i get 7 gallons to a rolling boil, so i imagine this would be good for at least 10 gallon batches. nice find.
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Old 06-11-2011, 01:02 AM   #4
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Damnation wish I had seen this yesterday before I purchased my burner.
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Old 06-11-2011, 02:43 AM   #5
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Damnation wish I had seen this yesterday before I purchased my burner.
Actually, IMO you should consider yourself very fortunate!
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Old 06-11-2011, 05:03 AM   #6
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Actually, IMO you should consider yourself very fortunate!
Why? That is an awesome price for something that is quite sufficient for someone starting off.
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Old 06-11-2011, 05:18 AM   #7
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You can find cheaper cajun cookers on amazon with better reviews, and no timer that turns the burner off every 20 minutes.
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Old 06-11-2011, 05:30 AM   #8
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You can find cheaper cajun cookers on amazon with better reviews, and no timer that turns the burner off every 20 minutes.
turns itself off every 20 minutes? i wouldn't touch it. i have a dual turkey fryer from academy, and love it. cost around $100
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The only poor reviews I could find on this were for the combo with the pot. Concerning the burner itself it received consistent five of five reviews. No timer mentioned in any reviews or specs, perhaps you have another version in mind? And nothing this cheap with the stand and all that I have found.

And if all else fails Costco accepts it back no questions asked with full refund including shipping and handling.

Seems like no risk to me
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Old 06-11-2011, 05:43 AM   #10
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Can't get the link to work, but I bought a King Kooker 2-tier burner and it has been working well for me...


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