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One step closer to the brew stand.
« on: November 23, 2009, 04:43:11 PM »
  I have a buddy who hals steel for a living. He came over this weekend for a beer and a tour of the brewery. I was explaining to him my plans for a new rig. He asked me how much of what I needed. I figured I will need 2 - 69", 2 - 71", 8 - 16", and 2 - 30" of 2x2 1/8  inch steel. He told me it was not a problem. His employer let the  guys take pieces they need for personal, or friends projects. So, I gave him a cut sheet, and in a few days, I should have all my parts, pre-cut, and free of charge! CHA-CHING!!!!!!
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Re: One step closer to the brew stand.
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2009, 04:55:40 PM »
Whatcha building weazletoe?

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Re: One step closer to the brew stand.
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2009, 04:57:52 PM »
It is nice to have friends  ;D
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Re: One step closer to the brew stand.
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2009, 05:35:24 PM »
Building a new stand for my mash tun, HLT, and kettle.
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Re: One step closer to the brew stand.
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2009, 08:09:28 PM »
Are you building a single tier system?

Just curious because I'm getting ready to build a stand too.
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Re: One step closer to the brew stand.
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2009, 05:17:24 AM »
  Almost a single. The mash tun will be gravity fed into the BK, but the HLT will be pumped into the mash tun. So, basically, the boil kettle and HLT will be at the same level, with the mash tun just above the boil kettle.
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Re: One step closer to the brew stand.
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2009, 05:34:17 AM »
So are you going to recirculate the mash?
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Re: One step closer to the brew stand.
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2009, 08:04:52 AM »
Nice!  I am trying to figure out what I want to do now that I have a brewbuddy that welds.

Initially, I thought of 3 tier gravity.  Then I thought of 2 tier with the BK and big burner on the ground.

I'm focued on getting my 10 gallon proceedure down pat then kegging next.