OK, back on the wagon! I had surgery last weekend, and that slowed me down for a while. However yesterday I got a chance to get back to it, gently.
Blower mounted in place.
Ghetto hood 5000 EXTREME under construction! It's extreme because I painted it
Mounted in place (pressure fit).
Overall, I'm pleased with this. The idea was to build a foam prototype, and then sometime later get the "real thing" made, when my bank account has recovered somewhat and I'm sure the plan works.
My somewhat tweaked pump configuration; Allowing me a little more maneuvering room for big gloved hands.
I made up two of these for interfacing with the hose connectors on the Blichmann plate chiller. They are also very handy for connecting to the sink!
My happy happy work area. I love all the toys!