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Re: Commerical Dome Lid That will fit a DeLaval 5Gal Milk Pail

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  • jamesonbeam1
    Hi Guys, Depending on your welding/soldering skills, the easiest way would be to make a custom made top with a cutout for your head. If not, then just bring
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 30, 2011
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      Hi Guys,

      Depending on your welding/soldering skills, the easiest way would be to
      make a custom made top with a cutout for your head. If not, then just
      bring it to any metal crafting shop and they can do it for you. I would
      suggest a copper top custom made rather than a stainless steel one.

      JB aka Waldo.

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, Robbie Mabry <robbie46@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > I'm in the same boat. I have a milk can just like yours also without
      a
      > top. I saw one on the mile high site that looks like it might fit and
      am
      > waiting for them to reply to my email with the size. You might have a
      look
      > at their site.
      >
      > Robbie
      >
      > On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:47 AM, johnreid46
      > johnreid@...wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > First post. A real newbie. So far just reading, thinking, and
      watching
      > > video clips on YouTube. Just got a DeLaval 5Gal SS milk pail. To
      minimize me
      > > screwing things up from the start, is there a commerically built
      domed lid
      > > that would fit the DeLaval pail? It would make starting all of this
      that
      > > much easier for me. If not, any suggestions on how to build a good
      fitting
      > > top for it?
      > > Thanks and have an easy day of it.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
    • johnreid@abbeymoormedical.com
      I got a response from Mile Hi saying their domed lid will not fit the DeLaval pails. Saw a great video clip on Youtube on making a copper top for a turkey
      Message 2 of 6 , Jul 7, 2011
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        I got a response from Mile Hi saying their domed lid will not fit the DeLaval pails.

        Saw a great video clip on Youtube on making a copper top for a turkey fryer. he clearly is an artist, but I'm willing to give it a try. another possible option is a photo I saw here from a guy in Blackfoot Idaho. looks like a stainless steel bowl the fits the top of the pail and is held in place by some type of screw down mechanism. I'm trying to reach him now. I will let you know what I learn.

        --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, Robbie Mabry <robbie46@...> wrote:
        >
        > I'm in the same boat. I have a milk can just like yours also without a
        > top. I saw one on the mile high site that looks like it might fit and am
        > waiting for them to reply to my email with the size. You might have a look
        > at their site.
        >
        > Robbie
        >
        > On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:47 AM, johnreid46
        > <johnreid@...>wrote:
        >
        > > **
        > >
        > >
        > > First post. A real newbie. So far just reading, thinking, and watching
        > > video clips on YouTube. Just got a DeLaval 5Gal SS milk pail. To minimize me
        > > screwing things up from the start, is there a commerically built domed lid
        > > that would fit the DeLaval pail? It would make starting all of this that
        > > much easier for me. If not, any suggestions on how to build a good fitting
        > > top for it?
        > > Thanks and have an easy day of it.
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
      • Carl E Kennedy
        I m not a still owner as yet. Still in the initial Hmmm thinking stage. So I m doing my research right now to find out the pro s and con s Which is what
        Message 3 of 6 , Jul 9, 2011
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          I'm not a still owner as yet. Still in the initial Hmmm thinking stage.
          So I'm doing my research right now to find out the pro's and con's
          Which is what brought me to this group.

          I retired and moved to Thailand 5 years ago but I remember quite
          a few years back I was in a large warehouse type retail outlet
          Costco, Sams Club etc) and bought a set of stainless steel bowls.
          12 or 15 different sizes that all fit into one another (nesting type) 
          Things like that fascinate me. Never used them, gave them away 
          when I left USA. They would probably be perfect for this app, if 
          one was right size of course.

          If no longer available in Costco SC you might find them in a restaurant
          supply house. Just a thought...................

          On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 10:08 PM, <johnreid@...> wrote:
           


          I got a response from Mile Hi saying their domed lid will not fit the DeLaval pails.

          Saw a great video clip on Youtube on making a copper top for a turkey fryer. he clearly is an artist, but I'm willing to give it a try. another possible option is a photo I saw here from a guy in Blackfoot Idaho. looks like a stainless steel bowl the fits the top of the pail and is held in place by some type of screw down mechanism. I'm trying to reach him now. I will let you know what I learn.



          --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, Robbie Mabry <robbie46@...> wrote:
          >
          > I'm in the same boat. I have a milk can just like yours also without a
          > top. I saw one on the mile high site that looks like it might fit and am
          > waiting for them to reply to my email with the size. You might have a look
          > at their site.
          >
          > Robbie
          >
          > On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:47 AM, johnreid46
          > <johnreid@...>wrote:

          >
          > > **
          > >
          > >
          > > First post. A real newbie. So far just reading, thinking, and watching
          > > video clips on YouTube. Just got a DeLaval 5Gal SS milk pail. To minimize me
          > > screwing things up from the start, is there a commerically built domed lid
          > > that would fit the DeLaval pail? It would make starting all of this that
          > > much easier for me. If not, any suggestions on how to build a good fitting
          > > top for it?
          > > Thanks and have an easy day of it.
          > >
          > >
          > >
          >


        • Adam Fordham
          Read somewhere that tortias make a good seal. Thought it was a good idea. Not as messy as paste ... From: Carl E Kennedy Subject: Re:
          Message 4 of 6 , Jul 11, 2011
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            Read somewhere that tortias make a good seal. Thought it was a good idea. Not as messy as paste

            --- On Sat, 7/9/11, Carl E Kennedy <carlekennedy@...> wrote:

            From: Carl E Kennedy <carlekennedy@...>
            Subject: Re: [new_distillers] Re: Commerical Dome Lid That will fit a DeLaval 5Gal Milk Pail
            To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
            Date: Saturday, July 9, 2011, 4:32 AM

             
            I'm not a still owner as yet. Still in the initial Hmmm thinking stage.
            So I'm doing my research right now to find out the pro's and con's
            Which is what brought me to this group.

            I retired and moved to Thailand 5 years ago but I remember quite
            a few years back I was in a large warehouse type retail outlet
            Costco, Sams Club etc) and bought a set of stainless steel bowls.
            12 or 15 different sizes that all fit into one another (nesting type) 
            Things like that fascinate me. Never used them, gave them away 
            when I left USA. They would probably be perfect for this app, if 
            one was right size of course.

            If no longer available in Costco SC you might find them in a restaurant
            supply house. Just a thought...................

            On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 10:08 PM, <johnreid@...> wrote:
             

            I got a response from Mile Hi saying their domed lid will not fit the DeLaval pails.

            Saw a great video clip on Youtube on making a copper top for a turkey fryer. he clearly is an artist, but I'm willing to give it a try. another possible option is a photo I saw here from a guy in Blackfoot Idaho. looks like a stainless steel bowl the fits the top of the pail and is held in place by some type of screw down mechanism. I'm trying to reach him now. I will let you know what I learn.


            --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, Robbie Mabry <robbie46@...> wrote:
            >
            > I'm in the same boat. I have a milk can just like yours also without a
            > top. I saw one on the mile high site that looks like it might fit and am
            > waiting for them to reply to my email with the size. You might have a look
            > at their site.
            >
            > Robbie
            >
            > On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:47 AM, johnreid46
            > <johnreid@...>wrote:

            >
            > > **
            > >
            > >
            > > First post. A real newbie. So far just reading, thinking, and watching
            > > video clips on YouTube. Just got a DeLaval 5Gal SS milk pail. To minimize me
            > > screwing things up from the start, is there a commerically built domed lid
            > > that would fit the DeLaval pail? It would make starting all of this that
            > > much easier for me. If not, any suggestions on how to build a good fitting
            > > top for it?
            > > Thanks and have an easy day of it.
            > >
            > >
            > >
            >


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