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Old 04-14-2012, 11:46 PM   #1
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Sep 2010
Ottawa, Ontario
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Hey guys, got me a new burner (banjo) and keggle and on my first test run I managed to melt the handle on the valve and cause the water in the site glass to boil. I was using a heat shield from Bobby's site on the site glass and jerry-rigged another one on the valve but that didn't help. Any ideas or suggestions to help?
Primary #1: Hoppy LAN Party DIPA (>100 IBUs)
Primary #2: Irish Red
Primary #3: Belgian Trappist Pumpkin Ale
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Bottle/Kegged: Belgium Dubbel Blonde, Centennial Honey Blonde, Throwdown Oatmeal Stout, Throwdown Milk Stout, Festabrew Czech Pilsner, Hard Sparking cider On Deck: Varroa's Wee Scottish Heavy, hard sparkling cider

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Old 04-15-2012, 12:17 AM   #2
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Mar 2011
SF Bay Area, California
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Smaller burners

You could put a small sheet of metal between the pot and the stand to keep the flames from coming up in the first place ...

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