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simple still plans?

Postby bigbuck » Thu Feb 09, 2012 3:52 am

lookin for a simple 15 to 20 gallon set of plans for a pot still,thought someone could direct me, there is so much info on here,hats off to everyone!!!! :clap: ,will 16 ga copper work???
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Postby Washashore » Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:26 am

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Postby Bushman » Thu Feb 09, 2012 5:30 am

When you mention 16 gauge copper are you wanting plans to build a traditional all copper still?
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Postby bigbuck » Thu Feb 09, 2012 5:38 am

yep,lookin for a real simple design though,for about 20 gallon
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Postby blanikdog » Thu Feb 09, 2012 10:21 pm

We assume that you've looked at the parent site?????
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Postby NineInchNails » Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:07 pm

I'd just get yourself an empty stainless steel beer keg for a boiler. That way you don't have to build a boiler.

As far as a pot still head ... there's nothin to it. Just a column that goes up and over to a Liebig condenser. Liebig condensers are easy to make. There's a great drawing in the link that was listed earlier.
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Postby Coaster » Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:54 pm

@ bigbuck,

Echo Forum Member NineInchNails comments concerning obtaining a Stainless Steel Beer Keg for a boiler.

Concerning a Pot Still column suggest viewing Forum Member Samohon Pot Still plans ->

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Postby cupcake +1 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:30 pm

Take a look at

Great video on how to make a still or buy a kit, I used this as my basis. you can buy 16 ga copper at a lumber yard.

Here is mine.

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Postby Prairiepiss » Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:37 pm

I don't know if I would consider that a simple still. Well as far a building goes anyway. As far as stills go yeah its simple. :shock:

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