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by new_moonshiner
Sat Nov 14, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Condensers/Cooling Methods
Topic: 1" Liebig Condenser Build
Replies: 13
Views: 3114

Re: 1" Liebig Condenser Build

In my opinion the thinner the copper that the vapor passes thru the better the heat transfer to the water , least that has always been my take on it when building such condensers . I commonly use 1/2 thin as I can find inside 1.25 slightly over kill I know but I dont have to worry so much about gett...
by new_moonshiner
Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: Boilers
Topic: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1977

Re: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?

thanks Windy City for the reference , thats some fine work there guys !!!
by new_moonshiner
Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: Boilers
Topic: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1977

Re: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?

yes Pfshine i have ferrell thanks for the thread link
by new_moonshiner
Fri Jul 04, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Boilers
Topic: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1977

Re: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?

Great info !!! Thanks guys
by new_moonshiner
Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: Boilers
Topic: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1977

Re: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?

i have a 3x2 tri clover already , I just need to keep everything short as possible distance is the reason .
by new_moonshiner
Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: Boilers
Topic: Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1977

Keg with 3 inch Tri clover ?

Would like to see some pics of a keg with 3 inch tri clover welded/soldered in place of the standard size in top , I have 3 inch VM/LM combo I need to connect . Advice /suggestions appreciated from anyone who has done it . I seen online I can buy one like it already , But I have a good as new keg al...
by new_moonshiner
Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: Corn starch
Replies: 6
Views: 992

Re: Corn starch

Thanks for the information on the Starch suggestions Tater, I will be trying this with all malt mash within a week or so . I will post results. I have seen that 10-20 % is good to up the abv. I found this from a beer forum : Quote Papazian says this.... "Fermentables derived from cornstarch will the...
by new_moonshiner
Sat Aug 17, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Grains
Topic: Malted corn lintner
Replies: 24
Views: 13620

Re: Malted corn lintner

you cook the raw corn .not the malted. I know this.. I was responding to the guy that posted above that said this: "I would have thought it would be higher as a friend as been making corn whiskey with 50% malted and 50% not malted and is getting full production." I suggested that the beginner is me...
by new_moonshiner
Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

I dont think it would take a 3 inch model to knock down 3kw here is the pump I drive my rig with .. I did a build a 3 inch model of this condenser which ended up being over kill for my 3 inch VM/LM rig. http://www.acrylicaquariumsdirect.com/blueline30hd590gph.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);re...
by new_moonshiner
Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

thanks guys , yes that is a needle valve .. and what questions do you have on the secondary condenser ?
by new_moonshiner
Fri May 31, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

elec tape.. I used the insulation on most all of the build for protection on most pieces, I can always remove it and still have my build intact dent free :D
by new_moonshiner
Sun May 05, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Condensers/Cooling Methods
Topic: Jackson Crossflow Condenser
Replies: 51
Views: 40602

Re: Jackson Crossflow Condenser

This build I used 18 inches X 1/4 inch very thin wall tubes( not thicker refrigeration tubing) for better heat transfer ..
by new_moonshiner
Sun May 05, 2013 2:22 pm
Forum: Condensers/Cooling Methods
Topic: Jackson Crossflow Condenser
Replies: 51
Views: 40602

Re: Jackson Crossflow Condenser

my last 3 inch VM head using Mr. Jackson's Design. Cross flow # 5 .
by new_moonshiner
Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

Someone sent me email with questions...I seemed to have deleted it sorry...if you still need help please resend.
by new_moonshiner
Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:40 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

Dont think I have any more pics .. Im taking several along the way on this 3 inch model.. it has sight glass also and little different design.. yes I have done plumbing for last 20 years ther bouts.. hvac , service tech . guess you learn to plumb after few hundred compressors .. :lol:
by new_moonshiner
Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

I have not had any pooling issues .. the rig does require it to be level... I guess if it wasnt level then pooling could become an Issue .. thanks thekubiaks for the kind words... actually Im in the process of building a 3 inch version with little different take on a few things ... I have added a si...
by new_moonshiner
Mon Sep 03, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

Great Job !!! :D
by new_moonshiner
Sun Jul 22, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

Thank you for the kind words and trust my friend... You are truly a man of your word as well ... Im glad you are enjoying the rig and its has a found a home .. If I can ever be of any assistance please just ask. thank you for the smooth transaction and giving my work a home where it can be appreciat...
by new_moonshiner
Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: Thermometer's
Replies: 7
Views: 886

Re: Thermometer's

i c... makes sense .. have you looked ebay ? last time i looked for digitals there was most any kind of thermometer that a person would want there..
by new_moonshiner
Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: Thermometer's
Replies: 7
Views: 886

Re: Thermometer's

why would you want a dial when a digital thermometer response time is far better , and not that expensive these days ..
by new_moonshiner
Sun May 15, 2011 6:17 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

Thank you guys for the kind words and comments ... one thing I do is take a little pride in my work.. and the final product as well.. :D
by new_moonshiner
Mon Apr 25, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

youre not too far off my friend . 24 years ..lol i dont do as much now as i did then .. but it just comes as part of the job I guess.. thanks for the kind words..
by new_moonshiner
Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

new_moonshiner wrote: gunpowder, are you askign about the disc i used ? if so .. they are cut from a flat piece of the 2 inch copper .. I cut a piece about three inches long , split it , and heated till red .. submerged in cold water.... then very easily pressed it flat .. and the did the drilling the holes.
by new_moonshiner
Wed Jan 05, 2011 6:08 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

King, I use the upper assembly to remove fore's and heads ... and the Vm side to collect the hearts ..to me it runs a tad bit faster.. and i think cleaner than if I just used the LM side to do the whole run .. I really dont spend alot of energy on the tails which normally isnt al that much anyways ....
by new_moonshiner
Wed Aug 25, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

Pms sent ..
by new_moonshiner
Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

check pm Eddie,.
by new_moonshiner
Thu Jul 15, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

pm sent.
by new_moonshiner
Sat Jan 23, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

thank you cob for the kind comments, I will do my best to answer any question and help anyone that needs it on this ..
by new_moonshiner
Sat Jan 23, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM Project
Replies: 119
Views: 86846

Re: VM Project

NineInchNails wrote:Bummer! All the pics are gone from the 1st post on the 1st page.

fixed
by new_moonshiner
Sat Jan 23, 2010 7:50 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Soldering Stainless
Replies: 22
Views: 4899

Re: Soldering Stainless

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