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I need to upgrade my setup and was looking for a new burner and stand. Will the Hurricane Burner/Stand hold a Keggle? If not are there any you recommend? Thanks for the help.
 

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I use a Bayou classic (40kBTU) I got on sale for $19, It has a round base that is slightly too small for a keggle so I stick two 2' pieces of rebar in the slots around the edge for stability. It works great
 
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Been giving this alot of thought and I am stuck between these two:



:rockin: Do I really need that much power to use the KAB5 for 10gal batches? :rockin:

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You may not want that specific one based on price and maybe other factors, but I like a 20PSI burner for 10-gallon batches - the 10PSI (55KBTU) burners like the SQ14 will work, but it will take longer to heat things.
 
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I think it is too much, but I haven't tried to boil a 10gal batch on my old system. It has trouble getting a 5gal to a boil and it is less than 55KBTU. If it makes the job easier it will be money well spent.
 

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You will never say, "damn the boiled to fast". As with most things bigger is better or atleast as much as you can afford.
 

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W/ 10 gallon batches, you probably won't have a problem w/ too much burner, but w/ smaller batches, the bigger burners become harder to fine-tune to prevent boil-over.
 
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