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Re: new member, new to hobby

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  • tfurey7
    Go to www.homedistiller.org or moonshine-still.com and most of the information you need will be there ... as ... a ... interested ... which ... tubing
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 19, 2003
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      Go to www.homedistiller.org or moonshine-still.com and most of the
      information you need will be there


      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "jessgropen"
      <jess.gropen@v...> wrote:
      > Hello,
      >
      > I'm new to the list and hobby, but not to related activities, such
      as
      > brewing and winemaking. I'm delighted to join the group!
      >
      > Here are my questions. I want to use a SS milk can as a boiler for
      a
      > pot still, to be fired over a propane burner. (I'm mostly
      interested
      > in grain spirits.) The lid of the can already has a hole in it,
      which
      > I'll plug with a two-hole stopper -- one for copper tubing and
      > another for a thermometer.
      >
      > 1)Assuming a 5-ga wash, how much copper tubing do I need for the
      > condenser (and to separate the condenser from the boiler), and of
      > what diameter? I was planning on building a condenser from the
      tubing
      > and a 2-ga plastic bucket, filled with ice.
      >
      > 2) Will this rig be safe? What precautions should I take?
      >
      > Please feel free to recommend general and particular sources of
      > information. Thanks again!
      >
      > Jess
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