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I've Got A Big One

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3 years 11 months ago #1042 by Dullahan Brewing
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Arrived the other day, 98 litres of SS shinyness :woohoo: Its so pretty i don't want to drill it now :blink:
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3 years 11 months ago #1043 by Gash
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Nice pot mate! Too nice to put holes in lol Hmm I'd love one of those!

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3 years 11 months ago #1044 by Dullahan Brewing
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Thanks m8, the hole saws arrived so i will be drilling and assembling the keg setup probably the weekend. I this pot is fucking huge, its 50cmx50cm WxH. I don't want to drill it now i see it but i have little choice really, going to see if i can get a pro to do it for me first i think.

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3 years 11 months ago #1048 by Dullahan Brewing
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am finding that cutting 38mm holes in even aluminium kegs is not as easy as i first thought, impossible to avoid drill bit wobble even at low speeds and with plenty wd-40 ,i only hope the wobble factor does not throw off the hole size too much as tolerances are pretty tight.

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3 years 11 months ago #1049 by Dullahan Brewing
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Some of ye have seen the monster above, its going to be my electric wort boiler so do i need a sight glass kit ? I have looked over here and nobody has a complete ball valve/sight- glass/thermometer kit for sale. In fact i have yet to see a complete kit for sale in UK either. I know that to buy this complete setup will cost a few bob but honestly i just want it done and dusted ready to rock. Any links would be appreciated keeping in mind price + shipping to Ireland. Cheers guys. :woohoo:

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3 years 11 months ago #1051 by Gash
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visitors are going home in a few hours, then I'll have a look at some sight glasses for you. I got mine from here .

http://www.ibrew.com.au/search?q=sight

I'll check out post from here, USA and stuff

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3 years 11 months ago #1067 by camstans
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of all the hours of browsing anything about how brew i never came across this site.

they got some cool stuff in there, cheers !

now who wants to by me a hop rocket???

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3 years 11 months ago #1068 by Gash
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Yeah mate, its not a bad shop! I think a lot of their stuff is the same as Keg King, but there seems to be some different stuff as well!

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3 years 8 months ago #1144 by Dullahan Brewing
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Merry Christmas to one and all, i know it's Christmas and all but i have a question. I am currently sitting here looking at my SS stock pot (98 litres) and i was marking it out earlier where i would install my two kettle elements from a normal tea kettle.

Plan was to have it marked out ready for drilling by the weekend. It occurred to me that this thing is really massive (50cm x 50cm) and i am not sure now that two kettle elements will be enough to boil any more than 30-40 litres.

My question is how much wort are two kettle elements capable of bringing to a rolling boil and holding it there for 90 minutes without blowing every fuse in the house ? I don't want to install any more than two elements as i feel it would be too clumsy and cluttered. If it comes to it down the road and i decide to brew a double batch or bigger( think 50 litres and upwards) which granted is not likely to happen, could i use gas on this even though i have kettle elements installed ? :unsure:

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3 years 8 months ago #1145 by Dullahan Brewing
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Ok i realise that i am imagining boogeymen where there are none (probably) BUT if i was to loan this out to anyone else for a big brew day or for a club event hypothetically, can it be put on a propane burner with the two kettle elements installed but not plugged in ? I don't want to bollix up potential future usage by installing two kettle elements now if it can't be used on gas for a big boil with them still inserted down the road. ???

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Thu 21 Sep - 13:55

Wigram Brewery APA in the glass, Thin Lizzy on the platter. It does nt get any better, Cheers all lol

Gash's Avatar Gash - Thu 21 Sep - 07:52

That sounds sensational!

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Wed 20 Sep - 12:02

Enjoying a wigram brewery Harvard Honey Ale. Outstanding with a bit of Savatage streets on the platter. Cheers, out there brewing it. lol

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 18 Sep - 19:29

Bottling day tomorrow, should be good :D

Beef's Avatar Beef - Sat 16 Sep - 13:53

Hey Gash, got a quick question, was thinking about putting 2 All INN citra wort kits in the fermentersaurus, 30L, Then after ferment, adding the 5L cooled boiled water with priming Dex to each keg and filling, What do you think?

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