- hillbillystills.com is an excellent place to check out
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "ray_goering" wrote:
> I too am new at this. If you don't have the mechanical skill (like
> I) a good still can be purchased in the US.
> I got mine through F.H. Stienbarts in Portland, OR. It was $300
> for the boiling pot and condenser, but what your paying for is the
> condenser. You can put the reflux condenser on up to a 5gal (25L)
> pot, so its a good investment.
> One word of advice. Distilling is still illegal here in the U.S.,
> so the people at Stienbarts want to help you but you gotta know the
> lingo. When you call (get the # off the net) ask about ordering
> the "Essential Oil Extractor". They'll know what you're talking
> about. Its kinda like the bongs that say "for tobacco use only".
> Good Luck,
> --- In email@example.com, "Mark"
> > Just joined. I've been brewing for 11 years (beer, wine, mead) and
> > would like to try my hand at a still.
> > Where's a good (and cheap) place to get a decent still? Basic
> > process, times, temps, etc.
> > Any info would be appreciated and useful.