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Re: what still to build, please post building drawing for us!!

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  • kirtgk
    im also planning to build a VM still. been searching for internal drawings and diagrams, but there arnt many out there. id like to see the plans laid out if
    Message 1 of 11 , Sep 7, 2006
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      im also planning to build a VM still. been searching for internal
      drawings and diagrams, but there arnt many out there. id like to see
      the plans laid out if not to much of a problem?


      thanks
      kirtgk



      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "abbababbaccc"
      <abbababbaccc@...> wrote:
      >
      > There are basically three reasons why VM is better than LM. First
      of
      > all the reflux ratio is non-linear and the reflux is automatically
      > increased towards the end. This is partially due to reason that
      it's
      > vapor we are removing, partially due to fact that VM ceases output
      at
      > ~47% ABV which is the second reason (not much tails). The third
      > reason why it is better is that as you are removing vapor as your
      > product there are no nasties running down from reflux condenser or
      > working their way up the packing and coming out as product.
      >
      > The book release is up to Mike now, the text is done as well as
      cover
      > and indexes and such. Probably not too many more months now ;)
      >
      > Cheers, Riku
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, joe giffen <joegiffen@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Riku,
      > > Could you explain why a Vm still is more efficient than a LM
      and
      > give an example? I have used both and found the
      > > LM easier to control. Bye the bye when is your book out? I,d
      like
      > to buy a copy.
      > > Regards
      > > Joe
      > >
      > > abbababbaccc <abbababbaccc@> wrote:
      > > That'll work. To improve the efficiency insert a
      collar
      > below the
      > > outlet to guide the reflux into the middle of the packing. It's
      > also
      > > usefull to have 20cm or more drop before the liebig as this will
      > > increase the "chimney" effect and increase output speed.
      > >
      > > Cheers, Riku
      > >
      > > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "AMANDA" <dmcoates2000@>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Thanks for all the input, i think VM is the way i am going to
      > > go.
      > > > whats does everyone think of this VM still.
      > > > http://homedistiller.org/forums/viewtopic.php?
      > > > t=994&sid=d88e5ae91d32ef5ff78f4d1ce00ddc41
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > It looks like an easy and simple VM unit
      > > >
      > > > thanks
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Regards
      > > Joe
      > >
      > > ---------------------------------
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      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
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