Keg Fermenter, any ideas?

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cellsitegod
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Keg Fermenter, any ideas?

Post by cellsitegod » Sun Mar 12, 2006 7:47 am

I've got a couple of 15 gal kegs. A newer one and an older one.
I'd like to try and convert one to a fermenter.
The older one I have the top is already cut out and a lid fitted. But, the bottom is the old style that isn't smooth and conical.
One idea I have is: To cut the bottom out and weld a SS funnel to the bottom, fit a valve on it. Anybody got a link to where I can get a large funnel or something like it?
But, I'm not opposed to modifying the new one.
If anybody has any other configurations or ideas please let me know.
Pics would be great!
I'd like to keep it simple as possible but functional.

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Post by cellsitegod » Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:28 am

Nobody has modified a keg to work as a fermenter?

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Post by Brett » Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:34 am

not sure where to get a large funnel,, why not make one. Is a funnel needed cant u just use the keg as is with a hole for a bung and airlock?
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Post by stoker » Sun Mar 19, 2006 7:36 am

a related topic you started:
http://homedistiller.org/forum/viewtopi ... highlight=
why don't you keep the info together in one topic?
-I have too much blood in my alcohol system-

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Post by cellsitegod » Mon Mar 20, 2006 4:56 am

I forgot to check the box on notify upon replies.
Thanks, Stoker!

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