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by Kastro
Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Novice Guide for Cuts (pot still)
Replies: 321
Views: 264650

Re: Novice Guide for Cuts (pot still)

ok, thanks guys, the biggest setback was understanding the cuts, but i guess your right, i should just get the finger out and run it.. :D
by Kastro
Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Novice Guide for Cuts (pot still)
Replies: 321
Views: 264650

Re: Novice Guide for Cuts (pot still)

ive been reading and reading about the shots, heads and hearts, and i just cant get my head around it, ive looked for other literature and tutorials regarding it and have even had second thoughts about saying it because i know the answer is going to be read and research, but ive been doing that for ...
by Kastro
Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: History and Folklore
Topic: hey all - new video
Replies: 9
Views: 1587

Re: hey all - new video

thanks rad, still finding my way around the site.
by Kastro
Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:49 am
Forum: History and Folklore
Topic: hey all - new video
Replies: 9
Views: 1587

Re: hey all - new video

its not showing how it is done now, its showing the old ways of pot stilling in Ireland,
by Kastro
Tue Sep 06, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: History and Folklore
Topic: hey all - new video
Replies: 9
Views: 1587

hey all - new video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBmMyvjBI3I" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow

video on how the irish used to make poitin (irish moonshine)
its out there on torrent as well i think.
by Kastro
Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: My First .....
Topic: My first keg boiler has a problem
Replies: 30
Views: 2207

Re: My first keg boiler has a problem

failing the cleaning, you could always get onto your local beer supplier and ask if they wanna just give/sell you a used keg.
or just get one by any means.

*EDIT - by any means i mean ring around and ask you local pubs if they have an old one lying around..
by Kastro
Fri Aug 27, 2010 3:02 am
Forum: My First .....
Topic: First Timer..
Replies: 15
Views: 965

Re: First Timer..

cheers dave, ive been thinking of adding some copper or stainless scrubs as packing and maby a outer cooling coil on the stem close to the top to induce more reflux.. that wont be for a few weeks, i want to run it as is first to see the difference, ive changed up the design a little so the water is ...
by Kastro
Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:16 am
Forum: My First .....
Topic: First Timer..
Replies: 15
Views: 965

Re: First Timer..

sorry been stuck in work and havent been able to really get much reading done.
have a good evening of reading in front of me.

cheers.
by Kastro
Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:40 am
Forum: My First .....
Topic: First Timer..
Replies: 15
Views: 965

Re: First Timer..

so strip with enough heat that the top of the column is almost too hot to touch and hen reduce heat yea? what type of a wash/water and vinager should i use for that or is there an area about strip runs that i should read about? im also a little worried about the o rings i have in between the column ...
by Kastro
Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:00 am
Forum: My First .....
Topic: First Timer..
Replies: 15
Views: 965

Re: First Timer..

yeah i guess it is a tall pot still, but theres nothing wrong with that for a first project.. ;)
gunna get it finally assembled and see how it runs, hopefully like a charm :D
by Kastro
Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:01 am
Forum: My First .....
Topic: First Timer..
Replies: 15
Views: 965

Re: First Timer..

the way its built, the water can flow in either the top or the bottom tubing.
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by Kastro
Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: hey all
Replies: 7
Views: 288

Re: hey all

nahh im not in the stabbing game..
cheering people up with some lovely distilled spirit is more what im feeling..

cheers for the welcomes guys..
see ye in the forums.
by Kastro
Tue Aug 24, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: hey all
Replies: 7
Views: 288

hey all

Kas here from Ireland, always loved making beer etc, now im going that step further..
ive started to build, some pics are up http://homedistiller.org/forum/viewtopi ... 32&t=16776

pleased to be meeting ye all :)
by Kastro
Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: My First .....
Topic: First Timer..
Replies: 15
Views: 965

First Timer..

How are things all.. First timer on here, Im based in Ireland and have been into building whatever i can from recycled material and brewing beers etc So i decided to combine the both to a certain degree and after loads of research here I built a still, it still has loads of room for improvement, but...