15 GALLON keg pot

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15 GALLON keg pot

Postby SchmuBrew » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:10 pm

My first attempt (I couldn't bring myself to spend $800 on an 'off the self' model)

Keg was rescued from a house demolition, along with the copper pipe,
Ferrule fittings from stilldragon, welding by a family member,

just waiting on PTFE gaskets (ordered silicone by mistake) and then should be on my way!

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Re: 15 GALLON keg pot

Postby Still Life » Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:25 am

Nice & clean work.
You should be proud.
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Re: 15 GALLON keg pot

Postby NcHooch » Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:24 am

Nice looking pot still Schmu. Is that port down below for a drain?, or a ULWD electric element?
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Re: 15 GALLON keg pot

Postby Worm_Drippinz » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:00 am

That will work!

Nice job :)
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Re: 15 GALLON keg pot

Postby bilgriss » Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:09 pm

Thats perty!
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Re: 15 GALLON keg pot

Postby SchmuBrew » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:15 pm

Thanks all,

The port on the bottom is for a 5500w element.

I am considering adding another port at the top so that I can flip it upside down and use as a (somewhat) conical fermenter (I do a lot of beer as well)

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Re: 15 GALLON keg pot

Postby ShineRunner » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:48 am

Looks good! How long is your Liebig? With 5500w, you might find yourself overpowering it on stripping runs if it's too short.

Try it out and have fun! Get ready for the next build.. :ewink:

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Re: 15 GALLON keg pot

Postby SchmuBrew » Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:50 pm

Liebig is 28" long, 1.25" pipe over 1/2". I've got easy/cheap access to water so can flood the thing if needed.
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