My CCVM build

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My CCVM build

Postby Dantuss » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:54 am

Heres a pic of what I've got so far.
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Ferulles are brazed to 2" copper
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First time ever brazing.

Getting to this point is alot more work then I expected!
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Re: My CCVM build

Postby StillerBoy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:32 pm

Dantuss wrote:Getting to this point is alot more work then I expected!

Nothing of value get done without time and work efforts..

It's coming together.. nice work so far..

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Re: My CCVM build

Postby Dantuss » Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:56 pm

Heres a pic from my vinegar run.
15.5 gal keg on lgp burner.
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Re: My CCVM build

Postby kimbodious » Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:42 pm

Cool! Great job!
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Re: My CCVM build

Postby Yummyrum » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:14 am

Thats a nice rig Dantuss .
How did you braze the ferrule . Dd you use Mapp or Oxy ?
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Re: My CCVM build

Postby Still Life » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:14 am

Impressive!
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Re: My CCVM build

Postby Dantuss » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:12 am

Thanks!
I used Lucas-Milhaupt handy flux past and sil-fos 45 with a mapp gas torch.
It went reasonably well for my first time brazing.
It helped to have some one turn the piece as the braze was happening.
I have 16 gallons of birdwatchers started, cant wait to do my first sacrificial run!
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Re: My CCVM build

Postby Dantuss » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:02 am

Sacrificial run.
Ran in pot still mode.
Seemed to run really nice.
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Re: My CCVM build

Postby Dantuss » Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:30 pm

My first ever reflux run.
10 gallons of 11% birdwatchers.

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2" CCVM full reflux

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192 proof @ 57f
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