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Devonhomebrew wrote:Just out of interest why. Couldnt seem to find any info on galvanized on the web at all.
kook04 wrote: maybe cuts are the biggest learning curve, here.
WalkingWolf wrote:Devonhomebrew wrote:Just out of interest why. Couldnt seem to find any info on galvanized on the web at all.
You're well on your way to the Darwin award. (Not a good way to get started on the forum -- or in this hobby for that matter)
schmand wrote:Galvanized Steel for a boiler is safe according to the principles of distillation. It just won't last as long as a copper or ss boiler. Try getting one of these and save yourself the useless effort of using a steel boiler.
Prairiepiss wrote:schmand wrote:Galvanized Steel for a boiler is safe according to the principles of distillation. It just won't last as long as a copper or ss boiler. Try getting one of these and save yourself the useless effort of using a steel boiler.
Really? Do you have any other proof then what the principles of distilling told you?
Prairiepiss wrote:Maybe you don't need more proof. But around here it is customary to provide proof that a material (that is thought to be unsafe) is safe to be used. This forum is geared towards safety for a lot of new distillers and old ones at that. So if proof is not provided it should still be considered unsafe.
People need to think of the safety of others around them. That they may harm. Not just themselves.
Prairiepiss wrote:It's pretty simple. An MSDS or other supporting documentation. That is backed by scientific facts. Not the old writings of someone who is trying to make a buck off selling you a book. They use to think lead was not harmful. But we now know it is some bad stuff.
Large Sarge wrote:No scientific proof here so take it with a grain of.......salt... Come on, that was funny....
Seriously, if I run the piss out of my pot, I start to notice color coming over from a heavy rum wash. Can't help but think anything in that boiler can be pulled over. I would rather error on the safety side.
blanikdog wrote:Fuck me drunk!!!! You still get them I see. I suppose one can use whatever one wishes to use for a boiler, but whether it's a good idea is something else. Why do you folk come in here and ask these questions and then dispute the answers provided?
And some even bring god into the act. Now that makes sense.
And all such experienced distillers as well.
banter_king wrote:i think the issue here dan is wouldn't you rather find out something IS safe BEFORE you use it instead of using it until you find out that it isn't?
I know i would.
rad14701 wrote:Ask any plumber why they don't use zinc pipe in houses these days...