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by Lowenthal
Tue Feb 09, 2016 4:42 am
Forum: Stills and still building information
Topic: Hello Everyone! -Notsoproud owner of Chinese Still
Replies: 26
Views: 12899

Re: Hello Everyone! -Notsoproud owner of Chinese Still

However, an educated consumer could and would have identified those problems with the product just by looking at a picture of the still. The disproportional dimensions and synthetics are apparent. You are correct regarding the size of the worm in particular. Many of the problems I've found weren't ...
by Lowenthal
Mon Feb 08, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Stills and still building information
Topic: Hello Everyone! -Notsoproud owner of Chinese Still
Replies: 26
Views: 12899

Re: Hello Everyone! -Notsoproud owner of Chinese Still

There is a valve on the airlock. The two flex hoses connecting the pots look like stainless steel, but they are not (I'm thinking aluminum?). I don't even think the couplings are stainless. Inside each coupling is a rubber gasket. The seals around the top of the boiler and thumper appear to be silic...
by Lowenthal
Mon Feb 08, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Stills and still building information
Topic: Hello Everyone! -Notsoproud owner of Chinese Still
Replies: 26
Views: 12899

Re: Hello Everyone! -Notsoproud owner of Chinese Still

Let me clarify lest anyone be mislead. I've been home brewing for 10 years, but I am new to distilling.
by Lowenthal
Mon Feb 08, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Stills and still building information
Topic: Hello Everyone! -Notsoproud owner of Chinese Still
Replies: 26
Views: 12899

Hello Everyone! -Notsoproud owner of Chinese Still

Hi Everyone. I've been involved in home brewing for a bit over 10 years now, making wine kits and some fruit fermentations (I'm really proud of my apple cider). I first found this site two years ago I think it was, and spent hours every night it seemed reading through posts and trying to soak up som...