Stovetop Still

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Ryue

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Hey ya'll! Haven't been on for a while, been working like crazy - 70-80+ hours a week plus a 2-3 hour commute home for 3 months - so I haven't had much time.

Anyways, I am looking for creative ideas for what to build a stovetop still out of.. I'm thinking somewhere between 4 - 10 gallons, depending on the configuration and how it might fit.
I have built a pot still out of a full size keg with a quarter keg as a removable thumper if it is/isn't wanting to be used, but would like something smaller for test batches. Might try a column still this time?

Any ideas are appreciated, thanks is advance!
 

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Would second the stock pot/mash tun idea.

Brand new they can be pricey, but used they can be dirt cheap.

All you need is clamps and Teflon tape to secure it to the boiler.
 

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for a nice sealing gasket
use card board, cut out as a gasket, then wrap the gasket with teflon tape
making a diy custom gasket
 
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