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Old 04-06-2012, 05:56 PM   #31
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everything looks fantastic, with the one glaring exception of the heating elements mounted into a plastic bucket...

 
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Old 04-06-2012, 07:49 PM   #32
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Looks good! Just a heads-up on the ball valve/sightglass combo, you will need to plug the hole in the top of the sightglass to maintain a siphon on your diptube if you want to drain all the way to the bottom of your kettle.
I noticed that during system checking, I"ll use rubber plugs (ones that are shown on pumps) to clog sight glasses, they match perfectly.

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I know, maybe someday I"ll upgrade it to keg.. since I couldn't ground it at plastic bucket I installed 0.03A FID switch in control panel. It should register any short circuit and brake power immediately.
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Old 04-09-2012, 03:52 PM   #33
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everything looks fantastic, with the one glaring exception of the heating elements mounted into a plastic bucket...
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How are you going to boil all that water in a plastic bucket?
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Bucket is made from food grade high density polyethylene (HDP) and it can withstand higher temperatures- 120 C/ 248 F for short periods, 110 C /230 F continuously.

I had one of these buckets in my previous setup and never had problem when boiling in it.
I've used a lot of plastic hot water kettles and never seen one melt.

Looks like all the hard work paid off - great looking brew haus.

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Old 04-13-2012, 05:37 PM   #34
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dIS, love the false bottom, and proof that you are extremely patient. That would have become a Frisbee in my hands.
Yeah, I did the same thing and mine looks like a lethal weapon and rips holes in my bag every time I use it

 
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:30 AM   #35
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No matter how much one puts into their setup, I always love the clean look! From a $10,000 setup to the $50 rig, the clean and organized ones always catch my eye. Nice job on that false bottom too.

 
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Old 06-27-2012, 09:06 PM   #36
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Wonderful job my mate

 
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Old 06-28-2012, 01:43 AM   #37
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I want to hear more about the pumps.

 
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:47 AM   #38
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Wonderful job my mate
Well, well, well.. glad to see you here stari

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I want to hear more about the pumps.
Nothing spectacularly, magnetic pumps for washing mashine- 100 watts.
Cheap but does the job.
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