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Old 07-25-2012, 08:19 PM   #1
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Hi all I hope this is the right place to post this. I am getting a new three burner direct fire system. It is a top tier and I am very excited. I have been toying with also buying one of the main Tower of Power units. Not the pump just the main unit. $575.00 is steep and I am into this new brewery for a couple of grand all ready.

My question is there anything else out there on the market or is there A DYI who someone can recommend (I am in NJ) that has the skill set to do this?

I for one do not have the skill nor the patience to take on this project. I may either wait a little while and add the Tower of Power or just bite the bullet but I thought I would throw it out to this community first.

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Old 07-25-2012, 09:19 PM   #2
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There are definitely DIY methods of doing this with a PID, gas valve, and some control panel parts. However, if you want easy plug n play without having to build it yourself, I think buying the Blichmann might be your best bet.
Parts alone for the DIY method would be someplace around $150-200 for a single valve. Plus if you're looking to pay for labor, you'd probably end up close to what that tower of power would cost you anyway.
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