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33608Re: Cautionary Questions

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  • Dave
    Dec 23, 2005
      Your probably right.

      Here is one more question. Instead of running the pipe stright up,
      could I possibly run a coil to get the same effect and still save
      some headroom?

      Dave

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Trid <triddlywinks@y...> wrote:
      >
      > --- Dave <diskmaster23@y...> wrote:
      >
      > > Thanks guys, I was just wondering if it was possible to get such
      an
      > > reflex with a tall pot still like I had.
      > >
      > > I had read the website many times. But ya know, you can never be
      to
      > > careful.
      > >
      > > I will dulute it and run it through a filter to get rid of some
      of
      > > the smells. I think it might be good after that.
      > >
      > > Thanks for the input. I am glad to see I am doing something
      right :)
      > >
      > > Dave
      >
      > Honestly, though what you have is physically a pot still, the
      nature of such a
      > narrow column being as tall as it is affords a pretty large
      (relatively
      > speaking) amount of incidental reflux from air cooling. If you
      were to
      > insulate the copper rising from your boiler up to the part where
      it turns
      > horizontal, I'd wager you would yield a lower %ABV.
      >
      > Trid
      >
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