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Old 02-04-2013, 06:01 PM   #1
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I've been cruising the threads looking for some specs of a parts list for a hop spider with no luck... Anybody able to help me out with that? Thanks in advance, cheers!


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Old 02-04-2013, 06:04 PM   #2
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Look waaaaay down near the bottom of this page...

Cheers!

(Must've been a very short cruise. I bet the lines were still tied to the dock )


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Old 02-04-2013, 06:21 PM   #3
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Might have been a typo in my search :P Thanks!
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:27 AM   #4
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Just order it from here!

http://www.stainlessbrewing.com/4-12...Bag_p_141.html

28 bucks and you know its great quality. I just got mine and am very excited about it.
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:58 AM   #5
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Another option...

Materials:

(1) 2" PVC reducer
(4) 5/16" X 6" bolts
(8) 5/16" nuts
(8) 5/16" washers
(1) Screw band clamp
(1) One gallon nylon paint strainer bags

Enjoy and cheers!
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:31 PM   #6
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I built mine with some 8" long lag bolts. Just screwed them right into a $1 4" PVC collar, no nuts or washers needed. The whole thing cost me about $6.
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:43 PM   #7
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How does this effect your stirring?

Do most of you stir during boil? Or just let it go?
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Here's mine. This is a ring from a sink disposal I got at Lowes. I got the SS bolts and nuts at Fastenal. Total for all SS, about $15.
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:49 AM   #9
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I've been cruising the threads looking for some specs of a parts list for a hop spider with no luck... Anybody able to help me out with that? Thanks in advance, cheers!
Used this article to build mine: http://byo.com/component/resource/ar...pider-projects
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:08 AM   #10
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Here's mine. This is a ring from a sink disposal I got at Lowes. I got the SS bolts and nuts at Fastenal. Total for all SS, about $15.
That is PRO. Well done.


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