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Old 06-21-2012, 05:08 PM   #1
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Default Lid for a keggle

I used an angle grinder to cut the top off a half barrel keg to make a keggle and will be doing the same for my HLT. What is generally done for lids on these things? Or is that just skipped?


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Old 06-21-2012, 05:09 PM   #2
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If it's for boiling wort, you wouldn't really want a lid. I suppose during chilling you could use one, but I use foil or nothing. A turkey fryer lid will often fit on them though.


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Old 06-21-2012, 05:26 PM   #3
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Some weld a couple washers onto the area they cut out and use that. I use the lid from my old 5G speckled pot.
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Old 06-21-2012, 05:31 PM   #4
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A turkey fryer lid will often fit on them though.
Exactly what I use.
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Old 06-21-2012, 05:37 PM   #5
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Dollar store pizza pan.
Fit my kettles perfectly and just need to add a bolt and wing nut for a handle.
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Here's where I went.

http://www.foodservicewarehouse.com/...ids/c1993.aspx
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Is used this:
Farberware 12" Stainless Lid


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right on. Some good ideas indeed.
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The lid from my 5 gallon pot fits like a glove...it was completely unintentional too.


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