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Old 03-10-2013, 12:06 AM   #21
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I want to see how the first brew through it looks
Well tested good on the electronics, but the burners are so frigin hot we need to move the electronics further away from the sides and put some shields up in some strategic areas, and two more weeks maybe we can brew, had to offset the pumps 3+ inches.
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Old 03-10-2013, 05:17 AM   #22
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Well tested good on the electronics, but the burners are so frigin hot we need to move the electronics further away from the sides and put some shields up in some strategic areas, and two more weeks maybe we can brew, had to offset the pumps 3+ inches.
Thanks for the update. Sucks that you have to wait 2 weeks but better to get it right vs having to fight through a brew day.

I'm going to moving back to MN soon and want to start getting some ideas for rigs.

I'm looking at MoreBeer's sculptures as a starting point. I'm debating between a single tier flat stand or something like their tippy dump 3 tier stand.
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Thanks for the update. Sucks that you have to wait 2 weeks but better to get it right vs having to fight through a brew day.

I'm going to moving back to MN soon and want to start getting some ideas for rigs.

I'm looking at MoreBeer's sculptures as a starting point. I'm debating between a single tier flat stand or something like their tippy dump 3 tier stand.
MN is nice country, I like both rigs, 3tier definitely takes less space, and is more convenient if you are doing 10 gallons.
I'll keep ya posted.
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Old 03-10-2013, 04:13 PM   #24
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I'll stand by for first brew notes. Fantastic rig. All jealousy on my end!
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:20 AM   #25
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I'll stand by for first brew notes. Fantastic rig. All jealousy on my end!
No jealously needed headaches abound, figured the heat conduction issues out only to find out the thermocouple weld is ****e, need to return HLT, damn more set backs!!
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Im 2 weeks from a water test then on to brewing wish me luck, this is a far cry from 10 Gallons.
I would love to come check this out on a brew day and see it in action.
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I would love to come check this out on a brew day and see it in action.
Ya me too, Thermowell is fixed, doing more testing this weekend making sure to channel the extensive heat from the burners away from delicate equipment.
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Just curious what the total investment was?
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Just curious what the total investment was?
If I had to guess which I do, I'm probably $4500.00+ in not including time, since I did the build myself, my plan is to go commercial, but that is down the road and I enjoy tinkering.
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Well we are pulling the trigger and and brewing on Saturday.
A few pics to show what version 1.8 looks like. What version it will stop at I dont know just want to brew.
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