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Offline yso191

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Re: Progress Thread - DIY Grainfather/BIAC style system [PICS]
« Reply #30 on: January 07, 2016, 02:26:49 PM »
Very impressive build!
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Re: Progress Thread - DIY Grainfather/BIAC style system [PICS]
« Reply #31 on: January 07, 2016, 06:20:40 PM »
So when is the Kickstarter Campaign?

Seriously awesome build.  I wish I had the skills/equipment/imagination to pull off something like this.

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Re: Progress Thread - DIY Grainfather/BIAC style system [PICS]
« Reply #32 on: January 08, 2016, 02:29:26 PM »
Hello!

Fabricated the lip last night. I increased the diameter a bit in order to use the bayou kettle as the grain basket and do higher gravity beers if wanted.

I started with some scrap 16g 304 I had. It was a bit shy on length so welded two bits together and smoothed out the welds. Popped it in the slip roll, welded it together and then into the bead roller for a flared lip. I'll get to welding it on next weekend. It'll be a lot of work (inside/outside welds) and then grinding and polishing.












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Re: Progress Thread - DIY Grainfather/BIAC style system [PICS]
« Reply #33 on: August 20, 2016, 04:32:52 AM »
I am also working on a similar build.  I found a SS basket in the bargain bin at utah diesel supply very similar to a grainfather basket.  You could make one I suspect with the skills and resources you have available.  Much easier for me to purchase.   Love your build!






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Re: Progress Thread - DIY Grainfather/BIAC style system [PICS]
« Reply #34 on: December 13, 2016, 06:11:17 PM »
Very impressed.  That is awesome and very drool-worthy.

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Re: Progress Thread - DIY Grainfather/BIAC style system [PICS]
« Reply #35 on: February 07, 2017, 05:24:06 PM »
Very nice!!  I'm curious about your heating elements. You have two 120v 2000k elements. Are you running them on one circut, and if so, what amp?
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