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Pint's 6 gallon still plans

Postby pintoshine » Sat Dec 22, 2007 9:47 pm

Here are all the templates in pdf format files:

template_6_gallon.pdf
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template_12_gallon.pdf
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template_page14.pdf
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template_6_liter.pdf
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template_ministill.pdf
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12x18_inch_template.pdf
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Edit:
I decided, due to the popularity of the page 14, I put a full sized pdf page for it in a separate file at the same location. The template_ministill.pdf is the same as template_page14.pdf just in case ones did not know about page 14.
The new template has more detail than the page 14 because the scaling removed some lines that showed up in the larger sized page. Enjoy.
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Re: Pint's 6 gallon still plans

Postby jjnorcal » Mon Dec 24, 2007 4:07 pm

Pint, what gauge copper sheet do you recommend for the 6 gallon version? (I didn't see that mentioned here or in the PDFs).
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Postby pintoshine » Mon Dec 24, 2007 8:51 pm

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I posted references to the copper of choice here
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Postby MudDuck » Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:09 pm

Just throwing an idea out there but it seems to me that any of these patterns can be used with any size sheet/still by transferring the pattern to the metal with a Pantograph. And thanks for all the work you guys did, I'm going to have to give this a shot sometime.
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Postby pintoshine » Sun Feb 03, 2008 10:46 pm

yes you are right a pantograph would work. In our modern age of computers the "SCALE" command in cad will do the same thing.

For instance. I made my next project to fit 4 one gallon stills in the space of a single 6 gallon. Cad made that possible knowing the relationship of linear scaling to volume changes on a cube. So to get a 1 gallon from a 6 gallon all I have to do is scale everything the cubed root of 1/6. or .55 and I have a new pattern. I did that this weekend and I have already nearly completed a 1 gallon boiler. It is destined for e-bay along with the 750ml one I sold last week. I use Intellicad and it is a god enough drawing system for me to layout sheet metal. If you want a copy pm me and I will give you a link to download a great free version. I also have a tutorial, for building the cone sections along with a spreadsheet to do the calculations for you available.
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Re: Pint's 6 gallon still plans

Postby myles » Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:16 pm

I have put together an excel spreadsheet to upscale all the major dimensions in increments of 0.1x up to 3x based on the 6 gal template. It calculates overall height, maximum diameter, the voulmes of the three main body parts and the total volume. This it gives you in litres, US Gal, UK Gal and sheng. Figures are shown in both inches and metric.

It shows you what the overall size will be so that you can pick a suitable scaling factor to apply to the 6 gal template. I did not bother with the arm as many folks might like to adjust that anyway to suit their own preference.

If you want a copy just pm me and if someone knows how to convert it to pdf and post it for others to use, please feel free to do so.

You still need to apply the chosen scaling factor to the template dimensions - I am not going to do it all for you :lol: but it helps you decide which scaling factor to use for the size you would like to build.

For your info the 3x size worrks out to be 63" high, 39" in diameter and holds 185 US gal or 701 sheng. :)
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Re: Pint's 6 gallon still plans

Postby myles » Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:51 am

Well I figured out how to do this. The pdf is spread over a few pages but there is a working summary at the start, so it is easy to see overall sizes from the scaling factors. Hope some of you find it usefull.
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Re: Pint's 6 gallon still plans

Postby Endysis » Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:05 am

I know this thread is ancient... I was planning on building a six gallon version, but the PDFs were so lossy, I decided to redraw it in a vector format for printing on a wide format printer...

Template_page14 vector.zip
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It's not perfect, but it should be really close. I'm not sure if anyone will be able to use this or not, but I would be happy to scale it to any sheet size, just PM me and I can send you the high res format of your choice :thumbup:
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Re: Pint's 6 gallon still plans

Postby moneypiece » Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:40 am

Any templates for a 10 gall? I've got a 3x4 sheet that's not big enough for a 12 gall!
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Re: Pint's 6 gallon still plans

Postby Brandon_Roth » Sat Sep 14, 2013 2:02 am

Thank you to share good information with us .
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