Re: DestiStill Gasket
- bread dough works wonders . roll in a rope form place where gasket goes . when the heat hitsdough it rises and cooks filling the gap . not my idia old moonshiners fix
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "jamesonbeam1" <jamesonbeam1@...> wrote:
> Sorry was in a rush. Forgot to tell ya - if you want your column to be
> removable, coat the bottom of the connection with vasoline. Then press
> it down and let it dry. If ya want the whole seal to be removable -
> coat both the column and the keg with vasoline and then press together
> and let the silicone dry. Clean the vasoline off after.
> --- In email@example.com, "jamesonbeam1" <jamesonbeam1@>
> > Aquarium grade silicone works the wonders. Stay away from rubber fur
> > sure buddy!!!! (really bad when mixed with high ABV ethanol fumes....)
> > In emegency leaks and also as a quick and easy seal for my pot stills,
> > I have found that the non-hardening plumbers putty (no hazardous
> > materials - and is ethanol tolerant) works the nuts too - you can try
> > some - "Datey" plumbers putty if ya can find it.
> > Vino es Veritas,
> > Jim aka Waldo.
> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "rj_tanston" rj_tanston@
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Need a bit of help...I've got a destistill, the boiler bolts to the
> > top with three bolts on a 3.5 inch ring, and uses an o-ring gasket...I
> > suspect to be around 3"...Can't tell for sure, since mine has been
> > broken and lost. Last few years I had an old tire innertube gasket
> > but now am wondering if there is not a better way, or where I can get
> > the right size o-ring. Anybody having this still, or knowing if I can
> > use a gasket and clamp, would appreciate your input.
> > >
> > > John
> > >