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Waves :-)

Postby ChasingJack » Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:18 pm

Afternoon all

Just a quick hello from a roaming pot stiller still early in learning but determined to give it a go. Thank you already for the fascinating reading all you lot have provided here. Much appreciated by someone just starting out.

Cheers
CJ
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby bluc » Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:33 pm

Welcome :handgestures-thumbupleft: what type setup you got, do you have a thumper? Would love to see a pic.
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby dans.brew » Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:45 pm

Welcome! :greetings-waveyellow:
:text-+1: on the suggestion of a pic... we love em around here.
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby Professor Green » Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:38 pm

Welcome CJ.

Definitely need pics of your still!

You're a bourbon drinker I presume? There are some good recipes in the tried and proven section that may be of interest:
Mac's Bourbon Whiskey Knock Off (BWKO) and Zak's Cornflakes Whiskey (CFW).
Both are dead simple and yield very good results.

Cheers,
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby woodduck » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:44 pm

G'day mate and welcome to the forum :greetings-waveyellow:
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby ChasingJack » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:36 am

Howdy folks

I'll be doing a stripping run in a couple of days so will take some snaps of my very humble little set up :-)

Well spotted Professor - bourbon is indeed my poison and once I've got through my current UJSSM I'll be flipping a coin on your 2 excellent suggestions.

Loving this place.
CJ
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby ChasingJack » Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:46 am

Finally had a moment to take a seat :-)
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby Sam. » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:55 am

Bulldog clips and flour paste are not safe bud.

You will not find one build on this forum that incorporates them.

For your safety I would consider making/buying a better boiler ;-)
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby Yonder » Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:35 pm

Welcome in. At leastyou don’t have any open flames near that thing. :shock: best o luck but, seriously, think about an upgrade soon.
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby ChasingJack » Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:33 pm

Thanks Yonder and Sam - points well taken.

I'm a little on the 'time available' side rather than 'money available' side of the seesaw at the moment but upgrading is never far from my mind.

I appreciate your concern folks.

regards
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby Sam. » Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:05 pm

If you did the rest of the copper work yourself then grabbing a 50L beer keg and putting an easy flange on your column will be cheap as :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Waves :-)

Postby ChasingJack » Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:26 pm

Funnily enough Sam there is a rather shiny keg for sale within this forum which I have my eye on :-) I did the rest of the soldering - first time so I wont take too close of a photo but happy with the learning curve so far. Have just learnt that a reputable plumbing supply mob in the area is happy to deal in 'per meter' for 2 inch copper so will hopefully practising some more soldering before too long.

Thanks for the come back dude/ette - really appreciated.
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