Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:14 am

Oh ok, that makes sense, ive got enough for a few weeks now anyway so I'll age what i have left for alsong as i can leave it.

Fermenting a FFV currently and since im on nightshift should clear up pretty nicely by the time i get around to running it.

Heading to perth in December so I'll pick up a demi john and a few items on the way back home to really get into the stripping/spirit routine.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:32 am

Picked up two kegs from the scrap yard here in town, apparently he can't get rid of them, 3 pallets stacked two kegs high. No one in towns interested in them, not even the kiwis. He wanted $50 each but seemed pretty happy with $50 for two. Start collecting bits and bobs for my boiler now than onto the modular pot.

Have asked in another thread but will ask the same here, will my still spirits super reflux detuned into a potstill be effective enough for me to experiment and enjoy the flavoured washes like nutrigrain, macrum and CFW?.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby wynnum1 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:48 am

Are they the ones with names on them had the same thing in Brisbane ones found in skip bins and the owner of the kegs wanted returned for free.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:50 am

Yeah they do have names on them, however he happily issues a receipt, with the description of the keg and i think some kind of keg number. Im not to concerned giving the town i live in, and I've been watching 6 kegs sit in the one place for 2 years behind the museum, next to the highway.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby wynnum1 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:32 am

Do not think they can legally sell but does show that you did not go and steal but do not put a photo on Internet showing brand .
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby P3T3rPan » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:30 pm

skurvy84 wrote: No one in towns interested in them, not even the kiwis.

Steady cobber. :D :laughing-rolling:
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:59 pm

P3T3rPan wrote:
skurvy84 wrote: No one in towns interested in them, not even the kiwis.

Steady cobber. :D :laughing-rolling:


Haha no offence intended at all. There is a massive community here, always involved in stuff, having community days etc. I figured they would be making hangis etc.

I plan on it, once i built my boiler of course.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:57 pm

2 inch end caps and tri clamps came the other day. Looking forward to stripping runs of either ffv or tpw with the detuned super reflux and spirit runs with the pure distilling rig. Have had to put keg boiler plans on hold for alittle while so now i can use the two 50ltr kegs for low wines storage one for cfw and one for ffv or tpw im think ffv.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:30 am

Does anyone know what kind of adaptor i could possibly use to fit my pure distilling rig to my keg boiler im building? "Unwanted advertiser" seems to offer a 2"TC x 2" BSP female thread adaptor which might do the trick but i was also wonder if the t500 adaptor that 5star sell might do the same trick just using the end peice.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby woodduck » Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:59 am

I'd give 5 star a call and see what they have, I'm sure Mac will have something there. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:04 pm

Have tried a couple of times to email and via the website
Tried to call sue a week or so ago but no avail.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby Dig Brinker » Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:42 pm

Isn’t it just called the T-500 adapter or keg adapter? Order, it will arrive.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:12 pm

Yeah it is called something like that but i believe its to suit a t500 not the pure distilling unit.

Sorted 2x 2200watt elements when i was in perth and a nice holesaw to make things easy.

In regards to my current boiler though, im on my 4th or 5th cfw stripping run now and earlier when i took it apart i saw that the element is actually only 1380watt. So little bit slow for stripping runs and had i know i would have picked up a new one but if i need to run slow on my spirit run anyway should that wattage be almost on the money? Times free so im not worried about heat up time.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby RC Al » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:03 pm

Grab yourself a voltage controller mate and then you can dial it to wherever you need to, to suit different abv/types of washes
It will be of use on a new boiler too
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby skurvy84 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:21 pm

Yeah thats the plan eventually, i know when i buy the 4" modular pot from fsd that i wont need 4400w for spirit runs and even then the 2200w will be abit to much and since ive read people (unless im mistaken or misread something) that some people have run elements to around the 1400-1600w for slow spirit runs anyway and since its 1380w it can get me buy just albeit slowly.

Thanks for the input and any recommendations? I know the "unnamed advertiser" has them and people have good reviews about them but i have seen people go the $30 fleabay ones with chinese writing on them that require a adapter to fit aus spec 240v outlets but i like having a house over my childs head and not charred remains.
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Re: Pure distilling ultra pure thingy that makes things pure

Postby warramungas » Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:19 am

skurvy84 wrote:Picked up two kegs from the scrap yard here in town, apparently he can't get rid of them, 3 pallets stacked two kegs high. No one in towns interested in them, not even the kiwis. He wanted $50 each but seemed pretty happy with $50 for two. Start collecting bits and bobs for my boiler now than onto the modular pot.

Have asked in another thread but will ask the same here, will my still spirits super reflux detuned into a potstill be effective enough for me to experiment and enjoy the flavoured washes like nutrigrain, macrum and CFW?.


$50 for two? What scrappies would that be??
Never have enough for storage.
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