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Old 01-08-2013, 04:48 PM   #11
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I make the sight tubes myself. Did the keg polishing too, if you know where to look you can usually score kegs pretty easily. Cost me less than it would cost to buy a 15.5 gallon kettle to make each one. Even with the TC fittings on the second one.
Wait, explain this.

It costs you less than the price of a 15.5 gallon keggle to make JUST the sight glass and all the fittings?
Or do you mean cost of keg+extra stuff was less than keg cost?
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:53 PM   #12
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Wait, explain this.

It costs you less than the price of a 15.5 gallon keggle to make JUST the sight glass and all the fittings?
Or do you mean cost of keg+extra stuff was less than keg cost?
I can make a complete keggle, as shown, for less than you would buy a similarly configured kettle. Better??
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:55 PM   #13
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Much better. Sorry for the imposition.
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BOTTLED: Orange Haze Blonde
BOTTLED:
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:01 PM   #14
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Much better. Sorry for the imposition.
Just call it a VT brain fart...

If you want to shoot on down to Nashua, I could show you the setup in more depth/detail. I even have two virgin (decommissioned) kegs on hand to convert. One I plan on using myself. I also have a source for more decommissioned kegs, if you need one. We could go there and you could pick out one from his selection. Prices are good, for what you get, and to get a 100% legal (not stolen) keg.
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On Tap: Caramel Ale, Mocha Porter II, MO SMaSH IPA
Waiting/Carbonating: 12.5% Wee Honey II, 8.9% Old Ale, English Brown Ale, Lickah ESB, Mocha Porter II
Fermenting
K1:
K2: Epic mead
K3: TripSix
On Deck: Caramel Ale
Aging:mead
Mead [bottled]:Oaked Wildflower Traditional, Mocha Madness, Blackberry Melomel, maple wine

 
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:06 PM   #15
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A road trip sounds quite feasible.

Think we might know the same guy (Laconia?)

Would still love to come and see your setup, as this addiction will eventually lead me to the kind of equipment that you have.

I will keep in touch.
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PLANNING: Roscoe V.2
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:11 PM   #16
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A road trip sounds quite feasible.

Think we might know the same guy (Laconia?)

Would still love to come and see your setup, as this addiction will eventually lead me to the kind of equipment that you have.

I will keep in touch.
Anything is possible... I would just advise trying sooner rather than later. I'm going after a couple of positions with a company over in Brunswick, ME. If I land either one, I'll be moving much closer.

I know a few people in NH, one I need to find out where he's moved to (very recently) and another I need to find out where he's at. The second one I've known longer.
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On Tap: Caramel Ale, Mocha Porter II, MO SMaSH IPA
Waiting/Carbonating: 12.5% Wee Honey II, 8.9% Old Ale, English Brown Ale, Lickah ESB, Mocha Porter II
Fermenting
K1:
K2: Epic mead
K3: TripSix
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