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Re: Spiral Still Questions

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    Available in here http://distillers.tastylime.net/library/Listings2.htm#Books%20Listings I rather assumed the person asking the original question had allready
    Message 1 of 13 , Jan 1, 2006
      Available in here
      http://distillers.tastylime.net/library/Listings2.htm#Books%20Listings

      I rather assumed the person asking the original question had allready
      read the booklet.

      - Riku

      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "nameless" <hgm688@y...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > I filled the pipe with table salt, then you can give any shape to it
      > without kinks,
      > and about bad smells and flavours, adding even a short 30cm(12inch)
      > column will give you pure stuff.
      > using bigger element with a simple manual voltage controling will
      > be good.
      > spiral still is not so good itself,if you want pure stuff you should
      > build spiral with column and heat controler (riku's design, there is
      > a pdf about it but i don't remember where to download)
      > for me spiral with column works greater than
      > my reflux still.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, DetCord <detcord@h...> wrote:
      > >
      > > rolls of tubing is already "soft" unlike straight tubing which is
      > > considered "hard pipe".
      > > If you purchased your tubing in rolled form (50' rolls) it has
      already
      > > been annealed and re-heating serves little purpose without
      asbestos
      > > gloves on to work it at an elevated temp.
      > >
      > > If you have mandrel type hand benders, I much prefer using "hard
      pipe"
      > >
      > >
      > > Andrew Bugal wrote:
      > > > Okay, I give up.
      > > >
      > > > I made mistakes with my still and had to sort them out myself
      > before I came across this site.
      > > >
      > > > Just trying to help.
      > > >
      > > > Jonny may find it easier to bend the tubing if he heats it
      with
      > a gas torch. Of course annealed copper is easier to bend.
      > > >
      > > > Regards,
      > > > Andy
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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