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by olddog
Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Happy birthday OldDog
Replies: 19
Views: 548

Re: Happy birthday OldDog

Thanks for the kind wishes guys, I am quitting stilling as my health is more important. If anyone local to me wants any stillin equipment, see my advertisement in the classified section.

OD
by olddog
Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: Craft Distillers
Topic: iStill One
Replies: 277
Views: 31173

Re: iStill One

I dont know how you are getting away with this Odin. Your posts seem to be blatantly promoting your products. Others have been banned for less. :esurprised: :esurprised: :esurprised:


OD
by olddog
Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Plates Plates Plates
Replies: 134
Views: 15973

Re: Plates Plates Plates

I would of thought the answer to the problem was bloody obvious. The size of the holes are far too big, once one ball is lifted by pressure, it causes an immediate pressure drop on the rest. Make the holes under the balls the same size as a normal perf plate and it will work.

OD
by olddog
Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:40 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Plates Plates Plates
Replies: 134
Views: 15973

Re: Plates Plates Plates

Given the surface area those holes take up, one inch will work better.

OD
by olddog
Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Plates Plates Plates
Replies: 134
Views: 15973

Re: Plates Plates Plates

That downcomer is way too small, the area of a downcomer should be the same or greater than the area of the rising vapor tubes or flooding will occur, remember what goes up must be able to come down.

OD
by olddog
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: New Bubble Cap Design...
Replies: 68
Views: 7208

Re: New Bubble Cap Design...

Like this? It looks like three cups with some holes in them. bubble.png I don't think the concept is all that amazing as with all the Still Dragon gear. Arranging things concentrically is a pretty common engineering trick to get multiple uses out of one whole. Unless there's something I'm missing t...
by olddog
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: New Bubble Cap Design...
Replies: 68
Views: 7208

Re: New Bubble Cap Design...

Its easy to work out once someone else has done it, you dont have to think too hard then
by olddog
Sun Jun 29, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: New Bubble Cap Design...
Replies: 68
Views: 7208

Re: New Bubble Cap Design...

When new ideas arrive, the knockers come out, I know from personal experience with the Magic Flute. Now all of the knockers are using one.

OD
by olddog
Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: A Cheap Plated Column Section
Replies: 27
Views: 7896

Re: A Cheap Plated Column Section

Every time I see a new column build I am amazed at how many holes are on the plates. More holes mean more power required to support the liquid bath on the plate, you don't need a colander. The Original Flute had 36 holes of 3/32 diameter which will run on 2400w, I am currently running one of my orig...
by olddog
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: I think the basic Flute Design is flawed ...
Replies: 78
Views: 8904

Re: I think the basic Flute Design is flawed ...

After reading this thread I am a bit dissapointed with the opening title and the comments that followed from a member who I had previously respected. Firstly the Flute design was developed and shared with anyone on this or any other forum to follow. All of the development was done in my shed and was...
by olddog
Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Let's see your controller box
Replies: 212
Views: 37134

Re: Let's see your controller box

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Try this one for size, not finished yet, just waiting for a couple of warning lamps to arrive. The top section is for controlling flow to the dephlegmater, and the bottom section for mashing or brewing.
by olddog
Fri Nov 22, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: FLUTE TALK
Replies: 1819
Views: 85165

Re: FLUTE TALK

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I could not think of a way to improve the Flute, so I have improved the way it runs. Precise, repeatable, 100% controlable.

OD
by olddog
Fri Sep 20, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Boiler temp control
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: Boiler temp control

This might help http://coppercustomstillcomponents.com. ... f=77&t=194" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow


OD
by olddog
Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Safety and Related Issues
Topic: Copper Toxicity News
Replies: 7
Views: 1648

Re: Copper Toxicity News

Most houses are plumbed using copper, if it concerns you, you had better get your house re-plumbed with SS tubing.

OD
by olddog
Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Good Outcome
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Good Outcome

I am Happy to report that KS is going to ship Big Bert's still at no extra cost. Mike had been out of town for the last week and as soon as he got back and read my email, in the interest of good customer relations, the original agreement stands.



OD
by olddog
Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: new larger still giving me bitter spirit
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: new larger still giving me bitter spirit

Increasing your boiler size should not make any difference. You probably got some crap which was in the boiler originally. Treat that run as a cleaning run for your boiler.


OD
by olddog
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: I have a MH flute 7plates and a 8" ext.
Replies: 20
Views: 2164

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

I just sent him an email, I hope he comes good.


OD
by olddog
Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Compiled Flute Design
Replies: 45
Views: 5887

Re: Compiled Flute Design

That was the start of the build before it was named the Magic Flute.
I think there are a few 3"builds here but unfortunately I can't give you any pointers. You will have to search for them.

OD
by olddog
Sun Jul 28, 2013 12:46 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Compiled Flute Design
Replies: 45
Views: 5887

Re: Compiled Flute Design

Read this one, it's where it all started.http://homedistiller.org/forum/viewtopi ... 0#p6834790
PP the hole sized has since been reduced from 1/8" to 3/32"which works a bit better.


OD
by olddog
Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: More Of old dogs endorsements
Replies: 5
Views: 2230

Re: More Of old dogs endorsements

The second post in this thread will answer a lot of questions. http://homedistiller.org/forum/viewtopi ... 0#p6834790


OD
by olddog
Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: More Of old dogs endorsements
Replies: 5
Views: 2230

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

I think this will answer the questions of ownership. The US interpretation. Publication" is a technical term in legal contexts and especially important in copyright legislation. An author of a work generally is the initial owner of the copyright on the work. One of the copyrights granted to the auth...
by olddog
Thu Jul 25, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Old Dogs sale of endorsements
Replies: 82
Views: 5461

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

This just shows the massive opportunity for a new player in the game, I hope Bert gets up and running quickly to fill this void.


OD
by olddog
Thu Jul 25, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Old Dogs sale of endorsements
Replies: 82
Views: 5461

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

We still have the European zone available, any takers?


OD
by olddog
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Old Dogs sale of endorsements
Replies: 82
Views: 5461

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

They all had the opportunity.


OD
by olddog
Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Old Dogs sale of endorsements
Replies: 82
Views: 5461

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

Ok Guys, the owner of the North American rights to name and market the Flute range is BIG BERT, Although he does not build himself, he is sourcing a builder to make them for him, and will be marketing his range of Flutes. I would like you guys to support EMPTYGLASS and BIG BERT, I am confident they ...
by olddog
Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Old Dogs sale of endorsements
Replies: 82
Views: 5461

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

I know Emptyglass has some developments on the table, maybe he will release them as Flute MkIII


OD
by olddog
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:17 am
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Old Dogs sale of endorsements
Replies: 82
Views: 5461

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

I am pleased to announce that the Aussie taking over the Flute reigns is Emptyglass, he produces a great product and continues with the innovation and development of this type of still and gets my full endorsement. He will look after the Asia Pacific region, I will announce the North American nomine...
by olddog
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:16 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Dephlagmator w/3way valve question
Replies: 7
Views: 758

Re: Dephlagmator w/3way valve question

Ok Thanks guys! OD, the pictures were great but i couldnt get it in my head how the water inside was flowing, and how the 3 way valve would route the water but tonight i got it it seems... i still would like to hear from you if the difference in the shotgun style dephlag and your original is worth ...
by olddog
Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Dephlagmator w/3way valve question
Replies: 7
Views: 758

Re: Dephlagmator w/3way valve question

I posted this link a few days ago to answer the same question. http://homedistiller.org/forum/viewtopi ... 3#p6901643
the bottom cross tube is the water feed to the 3 way valve, it does not enter the main column it just terminates there and acts as a support.


OD
by olddog
Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: Old Dogs sale of endorsements
Replies: 82
Views: 5461

Re: mile hi flute vs hillbilly flute?

OK an announcement will be made shortly pending receipt of payment. The are two folks who will get the naming and marketing rights with my full endorsement. I have split the world into zones, so one Australian builder will be carrying on with the "Flute"tradition, and one from USA who will have the ...