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by Pikluk
Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:38 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel
Replies: 20
Views: 2579

Re: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel

thanks for your input jimbo but if i don't fill it ill trow it in the fire.
got no space it other then the shed.
by Pikluk
Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:32 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel
Replies: 20
Views: 2579

Re: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel

after i opened the top to fill it there was a really nice whiskey draft coming out has i filled it. and its barley dripping"from the side cap" "after 2 days i can say its still full" if it was old id expect it would be dry and couldn't hold water? or maybe it got just enough rain to keep it sealed? ...
by Pikluk
Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:26 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel
Replies: 20
Views: 2579

Re: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel

wanted to take a few more pic and saw a wasp nest ripped it off and run like hell. tomorrow more pics. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/185187078/IMG_1501.JPG" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/185187078/IMG_1511.JPG" onclick="window....
by Pikluk
Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:21 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel
Replies: 20
Views: 2579

Re: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel

from goose wisdom i can fill it little by little.
think i can fill it under six months..
think i keep it under water for 3 "can i keep it filled with water for 3 months?"
think ill can make like half of if in 3 months, maybe more.
how often should i change the water?
by Pikluk
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel
Replies: 20
Views: 2579

Re: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel

from what you guys say. if i want to use it, i would have to fill it in one shot. or close to. i filled it with water how long before i need to change the water? only the side cork let a little tinkle out i guess a few more day and it will fix it self. whats the down side of filling it little by lit...
by Pikluk
Fri Jun 21, 2013 2:32 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel
Replies: 20
Views: 2579

Re: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel

thanks for the follow up guys. boda when you say re-charring it you mean taking a few ring off to remove the top and bottom a make a fire in there? round tooth pick? to plug holes? filling it little by little not a good idea? so fill it up with water and change it weakly? till i can fill it? gonna f...
by Pikluk
Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: my neighbor gave me a oak barrel
Replies: 20
Views: 2579

my neighbor gave me a oak barrel

i think its a 30 gallons barrel both holes are plugged up. i have no idea when it was last used. neighbor told me it was a whiskey barrel. (which would be great for ujsm, i think). can it be used ?. how to tell? can i fill it little at a time? (making 30 gallons would take me a few months, at least)...
by Pikluk
Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: a idea....
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: a idea....

the grain will circulate and boil around the mash as it contacts the element you will burn it. if it moves around will it really burn? unless when it touches it stuck there i don't see why it would burn, or at first boils when it still slow it might sit on top of the element a little too long. if i...
by Pikluk
Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: recycling steam from a double boiler???
Replies: 10
Views: 1095

Re: recycling steam from a double boiler???

multiples is the key word here so there's no pressure to push the steam trough.
multiple vertical liebigs.
by Pikluk
Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:57 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: recycling steam from a double boiler???
Replies: 10
Views: 1095

Re: recycling steam from a double boiler???

you need vertical liebig has tall has you can with warm cooling fluid/water so that the drip back is still very hot but vapors don't go trough.
by Pikluk
Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:42 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: a idea....
Replies: 7
Views: 821

a idea....

was watching that prohibition bootlegger movie the other night "not the stupid american "reality "tv"show" and after i saw those old submarine still "lawless that was the movie" i had a thought, they put the grain and sugar in the still cook it like that then add more sugar... etc. can i do that in ...
by Pikluk
Sat May 26, 2012 10:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: i know i heard a few in here talked about meat smokers.
Replies: 11
Views: 785

Re: i know i heard a few in here talked about meat smokers.

but i still need a grill is that grill good?
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by Pikluk
Sat May 26, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: i know i heard a few in here talked about meat smokers.
Replies: 11
Views: 785

Re: i know i heard a few in here talked about meat smokers.

is a 1100w hotplate whit a cast iron frying pan good for smoke generation?
by Pikluk
Sat May 26, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: i know i heard a few in here talked about meat smokers.
Replies: 11
Views: 785

Re: i know i heard a few in here talked about meat smokers.

nice pictures how do you supply smoke to that fridge?
need more pictures.
damn that meat look tasty....
drool...

going to the market to get something good to eat :)
by Pikluk
Sat May 26, 2012 5:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: i know i heard a few in here talked about meat smokers.
Replies: 11
Views: 785

i know i heard a few in here talked about meat smokers.

thinking about buying this.

http://tinyurl.com/cjex53y" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow

im looking mostly for a charcoal bbq but this one comes with a smoker that i never done and wish to try.
is it crap ?
any thought?

thx in advance love you guys :)
by Pikluk
Fri May 25, 2012 3:46 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Glass still good idea?
Replies: 38
Views: 9716

Re: Glass still good idea?

if you guys are pushing the safety factor this far as telling someone not to use a glass still the kind that is used in labs all over the world everyday. i think we should tell everyone to stop using propane burner in my opinion its far more dangerous to have a open flame near a still then using a g...
by Pikluk
Mon May 14, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Column as a Pot Still?
Replies: 4
Views: 660

Re: Column as a Pot Still?

here is my setup when i run my boka in potstill mode.
notice i have a short column for this mode.
and i put no packing inside it.

Image
by Pikluk
Sat May 12, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: moonshiners on tv
Replies: 63
Views: 4697

Re: moonshiners on tv

he never putted the yeast in it.
by Pikluk
Sat May 12, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: moonshiners on tv
Replies: 63
Views: 4697

Re: moonshiners on tv

just figured out he never actually distilled any booze.
he just distilled water.
when he used the alcohol meter it wasn't the stuff he distilled.
by Pikluk
Sat May 12, 2012 5:17 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: moonshiners on tv
Replies: 63
Views: 4697

Re: moonshiners on tv

man the editing was awful they could easily made a 30 min show whit that. they stretched it to one hour. awful. one thing is true and bad about it the law, the guy want to legit. and you need a 200k bound.wtf... im sure it all about big companies who made those law pass so they don't have competitio...
by Pikluk
Sat May 12, 2012 4:16 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: moonshiners on tv
Replies: 63
Views: 4697

Re: moonshiners on tv

just download and watched monshiners... now i can understand why moonshine is illegal because of people like these. they don't cut there booze with antifreeze they don't need to, to make it poison. galvanized steel broiler water from who knows where. plastic all over the place. the only thing and i ...
by Pikluk
Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:07 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Comprehensive Beginner's Guide to Building a Boka
Replies: 90
Views: 97017

Re: Comprehensive Beginner's Guide to Building a Boka

first ill say great job as you stated the data is all over when i build't my boka i had to do a lot of research. that is why i decided too try and help other and making a post of my own. but what you did is beyond my capacity. bravo :) p.s. at that time doing a lot of research wasn't a bad thing for...
by Pikluk
Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: sugar on sale quebec"maybe canada"
Replies: 0
Views: 264

sugar on sale quebec"maybe canada"

at super c from jan 19 to 25
2kg 1.44$
by Pikluk
Tue Jan 03, 2012 12:29 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Hard woods other than Oak?
Replies: 36
Views: 5542

Re: Hard woods other than Oak?

i bought some wood to burn for heat. i think some of it is oak and i think i got a few log of maple but what kind? does it matter what kind? i know that the sap of silver maple stink really awful but once dried i don't know. what about the others popular maples? and oak is there any type of oak you ...
by Pikluk
Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:43 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: electric element
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: electric element

thanks a lot hook i think i seen those in kettles at least i know what to look for, and mule that was a question dont you need to put bolt inside for the square flange type? or is it enough to drill a hole tap it and screw the bolt? unmodified keg user cooking on propane how do you guys empty your k...
by Pikluk
Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:23 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: electric element
Replies: 8
Views: 874

Re: electric element

great tips guys thank you
by Pikluk
Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: electric element
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: electric element

im sorry if i ask a lot of question but the nearest homedeot or alike is 45min drive thats 1 and a half hour ride id like to know what im looking for.

Incoloy coated element is that like a standard thing or should the package say so?

what do they look like?
by Pikluk
Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: electric element
Replies: 8
Views: 874

Re: electric element

when you installed the unions on the keg did you made the holes in the keg so the unions would go trough or a bit smaller then the unions so they would sit on the keg wall?
by Pikluk
Thu Oct 20, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: electric element
Replies: 8
Views: 874

electric element

i want to put two electric element in a keg.
what should be the distance between each?
by Pikluk
Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:46 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: electric element
Replies: 15
Views: 1376

Re: electric element

what about the type like chrome plated and stuff which kind?