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Old 08-23-2012, 01:22 PM   #71
mfiure
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Feb 2012
Toms River, NJ
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I haven't seen an update in a while. It seemed like you were making some really good progress. Hope everything is ok. Looking forward to seeing the finished project!

 
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Old 08-27-2012, 02:39 PM   #72
mtmetzler
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Feb 2011
Mt Laurel, NJ
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All is ok. Don't you hate when life gets in the way!
That being said, I should be back at it later this week and one day over the weekend. Thanks for keeping me on point!
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Old 09-10-2012, 06:31 AM   #73
mtmetzler
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Feb 2011
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Ok so I got a few hours to get back to the stand build. Real slow moving, need to find 28 or 29 hours in a day. 24 just ain't cutting it.

So I was able to build a new ring out of 2 pieces of 6" 16ga sheet metal Welded together I got at HD as a test. Had some trouble bending so I took some hard wood and rigged up a pathetic but effective press. Temp attached to my small vice and 'pressed' away. Actually turned out real well for not having a metal roller.

Also was able to use the actual burner to confirm fit. Thanks to mfiure coming through on delivery a few weeks back

I was also able to tap an install one of the 2 SS dip tubes loh777 supplied to one of the converted kegs.

Again, slow moving but at least moving.

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Confirmed fit of burner

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Make shift press to form circle of sheet metal
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:44 PM   #74
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