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Old 01-01-2012, 01:46 AM   #1
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Happy New Year folks!

Since we are all people who like to do it their own way, I felt the desire to make my own chiller rather than just buy one off the shelf. I picked up some tubing already coiled, as well as two pieces of straight pipe. I connected everything with elbows and soldered everything, including the connectors for the hose connectors. The inside diameter is 1/2 inch, outside diameter is 5/8 inch.

The two up pipes go high, but that was intentional for my kitchen. The clothes washing machine is feet away from my kitchen sink, so this will allow me to do everything in my kitchen by placing the brew kettle between both.

As I am a noob to brewing and making things on my own, I will appreciate constructive criticism and suggestions, just don't be harsh! lol




 
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Old 01-01-2012, 02:13 AM   #2
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Looks nice.

 
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Old 01-01-2012, 02:22 AM   #3
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Might want to space the coils a little more. Looks nice.
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Old 01-01-2012, 03:25 AM   #4
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Very nice work, looks great. Serious chiller for that size pot!

 
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Old 01-01-2012, 06:31 AM   #5
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looks great!

 
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Old 01-01-2012, 06:37 AM   #6
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looks sturdy, were the materials inexpensive?

 
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Old 01-01-2012, 06:56 AM   #7
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looks good

 
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Old 01-01-2012, 07:00 AM   #8
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You have a washer, dryer, stove & dishwasher all next to each other. Sweet!

Nice set up with the chiller.

 
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:10 AM   #9
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Are you running that burner inside? You may have really good venting, but I gotta ask.....

 
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:10 AM   #10
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Oh, very nice job. Looks professional.

 
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