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Old 11-06-2012, 06:08 PM   #11
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You know someone's going to up you one and build a brew stand out of legos...

just kidding.
that is one badass stirplate tho.
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:13 PM   #12
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I can't believe you used your kids toys to build that! Lol, jk. Thats pretty cool.
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:14 PM   #13
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With the legos you could easily increase of decrease the distance of the flask to the magnet depending on the size of the starter to get it spinning. Very clever.

 
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:17 PM   #14
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You know someone's going to up you one and build a brew stand out of legos...
Already thinking...lol
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:18 PM   #15
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Haha thanks guys...was a fun little build. Was nice not having to drill, cut, glue, swear, ect...Instead I just took out a 8 prong lego and put it a 6

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BEST STIR PLATE EVER!!!! Love the use of the Lego part for the handle! That is bad A$$ my man! Did you glue them all together?

Hats off man!

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I actually did not have to use any glue...which surprised me. It might be hard to see, but the lid has random 'thin' legos all across it as sort of a cross beam support system...if you will?

 
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:20 PM   #16
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You know someone's going to up you one and build a brew stand out of legos...
Maybe I am already 'one-upping' myself
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:37 PM   #17
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+100 Internets for you, sir.

I love it!
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:39 PM   #18
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Best
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Now, go build a brutus 10 from Legos

 
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:42 PM   #19
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This is incredible! I just built my stirplate last week out of Radio Shack parts and I now feel that mine is inadequate. Maybe SWMBO will let me build another...

 
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:54 PM   #20
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This made me smile. Thanks!

 
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