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Re: Copper Thickness

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  • suborbital@rocketmail.com
    That would be simplest. Part of why I asked about solder vs rivets vs both came from reading about the restoration of George Washington s distillery. So far as
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 6 9:23 AM
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      That would be simplest.

      Part of why I asked about solder vs rivets vs both came from
      reading about the restoration of George Washington's distillery.
      So far as I can tell, that still is just riveted.

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "robertjusting" <robertjusting@...> wrote:
      >
      > Yeah, well it works the same. It would be better if you just solder it, it will completely seal off the still.
      >
      > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "suborbital@" <suborbital@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks Robert. I hadn't heard of the linseed mixture
      > > before. It sounds like runny glazers' putty (the old
      > > kind).
      > >
      > > --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "robertjusting" <robertjusting@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I'm not sure about your first questions. However about assembling a pot
      > > > still, you may just solder it (just make sure you use a lead-free
      > > > solder). Using only rivets will cause leaks unless you also solder it or
      > > > paste some linseed oil mixture to seal off the spaces. These pages might
      > > > be helpful:
      > > > http://www.whiskeystill.net/pages/how-to-make-a-moonshine-still
      > > >
      > > > http://www.whiskeystill.net/pages/what-to-do-about-leaks
      > > >
      > >
      >
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