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Sir Humpsalot

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Haha!!! That's awesome!!! It's like that little Lego guy on the top is shouting "Hooray Beer!!!!"

And those trees are a nice touch.
 

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Coolest stir plate EVER!
That would inspire a person to make a starter on a regular basis, if they didn't already.
 
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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!

Jay
 

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I just finished making my stir plate out of a cigar box. I had to show yours to my wife to prove that I'm not the biggest beer nerd.

In parting let me say, "we're not worthy!"
 

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I love the idea that this is a non conductive material, and you could build ANYTHING from it.

So. Many. Ideas.
 

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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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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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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 :)

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!

Jay
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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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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best ever. Great idea.

Did you secure the fan to the legos underneath it somehow or is it just reating there? Also, details on the power/speed switches?
 
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best ever. Great idea.

Did you secure the fan to the legos underneath it somehow or is it just reating there? Also, details on the power/speed switches?
I took one of the long legos and turned it to the inside every couple inches. I connected those to a little stand made of legos for the fan to sit on. I just had to play around with combinations of the legos of varying thickness until I found a height that worked.

The switch is just from radio shack...and I extended the part of the potentiometer that connects to the lego dial so it made it through the legos thickness. It was just luck that I had a round shaped lego that had a hole in the center that fit real snug on the end....like it was meant to be. :)
 

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