Spirit maker vs T500

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Spirit maker vs T500

Postby Hendo 77 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:10 pm

Any feed back around as these seem the only two local options
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Re: Spirit maker vs T500

Postby Otago Elvis » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:46 pm

They both appear to be similar stills.
Both overpriced.
There are other options out there that will be better for you in the long term. Modular is the way to go. 5 Star Distilling is one of the options should you venture down that path.
As for the 2 stills you mention? Both will give you a good neutral product on the back of a decent wash and the correct driving skills :smile:
If they are your only options?
Go for the cheapest :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Spirit maker vs T500

Postby RC Al » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:48 pm

Mac really needs to put out a T500 killer.....
Maybe he could call it the Terminator (T1000) :))
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Re: Spirit maker vs T500

Postby scythe » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:53 am

The Mac-boka is a thing and is out.
Maybe not promoted the best outside of this web-forum.

Email or better yet call sue from 5star and ask the question.
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Re: Spirit maker vs T500

Postby Professor Green » Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:48 am

:text-+1: on the Mac Boka. Easy to run and makes excellent neutral. Definitely worth a call to 5 Star before you dive in.

Just one question though, are you only interested in making vodka/neutral?

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Re: Spirit maker vs T500

Postby Hendo 77 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:58 pm

At this stage or at least 80% of the time
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Re: Spirit maker vs T500

Postby Professor Green » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:37 pm

In that case, if you do go for the Mac Boka, you can start off making neutral with it right away and, later on, add some extra 2" TC parts to the straight pipe section of the boka (with the packing removed) and run it as a 2" pot still for the other 20% of the time. Oh the joy of a modular still!

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