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Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Dec 19, 2016 8:38 am

Is there a reason for not putting a 4 inch sight on a 4 inch bubbler just curious
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Re: Sight glass?

Postby scythe » Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:13 am

Expense.

If you can afford the larger seals, clamps and glass go for it.
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Re: Sight glass?

Postby Zak Griffin » Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:17 am

They also don't look as good as a 3", in my opinion :handgestures-thumbupleft:

I've changed the thread name, just post all of your bubbler questions in here, Cyba, it'll make it easier to keep your progress in one spot.
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:02 pm

Haha my bad sorry
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby coffe addict » Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:33 pm

Hey thug, for ease of construction I made mine(not yet completed) out of 4in T's.
I do think 3in look nicer and are cheaper
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby TasSpirits » Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:27 pm

Go 4" if you can, heaps better looking IMHO, I should have all 4 of mine done this week, Ill post a pic when complete :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:51 pm

whats a good gap to have from the back of the sight glass ferrule to the main body as I don't want anything to foul on each other
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby TasSpirits » Mon Dec 19, 2016 5:46 pm

CyBaThUg wrote:whats a good gap to have from the back of the sight glass ferrule to the main body as I don't want anything to foul on each other

On my FSD Tee it is 26-7mm on my 4" Copper Tee it is 28mm
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:25 pm

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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:52 pm

Nearly have all my pieces ordered then weld weld weld its consumed my life lol
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby bluc » Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:57 pm

If you reakon it consumes your life now Wait till you start stillin :handgestures-thumbupleft: Hoping to buy some tees from mac over next 6odd weeks myself just gunna build my own deflag, plates and pc :handgestures-thumbupleft: but gotta wait for my boiler and thumper :angry-banghead:
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:08 pm

I have been for around 5 years now started with a little hbs pot with a 25ltr boiler then became a boily so upgraded to a keg and a 2 inch pot now becoming a fitter building a 100 litre boiler and 4 inch bubbler anything ss and shiny in the scrap bin at work normally ends up in my ute lol
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:14 am

some progress
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:16 am

progress maybe
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:19 am

I'm unsure of where I should have the t piece as I have taped it on a bit lower to get a better view of the plate but not sure if it would work as I cant find anyone else that has done that so gets me thinking that there is probably a good reason any help on this?
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby bluc » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:20 am

Awesome work :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:20 am

also haven't started the deflag yet
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:21 am

trying to have everything pre fabbed so the I can just spend one day welding
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby Professor Green » Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:56 am

CyBaThUg wrote:I'm unsure of where I should have the t piece as I have taped it on a bit lower to get a better view of the plate but not sure if it would work as I cant find anyone else that has done that so gets me thinking that there is probably a good reason any help on this?


Nice work mate, it's going to be a great looking build when it's done.

I'm not a still builder so this is purely based on my own logical reasoning but I think the main reason the tee is put to the middle rather than offset to towards the bottom is probably for triclamp clearance so I can't see why you couldn't mount them lower if you have the clearance to do so. For what it's worth, I have no problem seeing the plate action on my neutraliser which has the sights mounted in the middle but your tees look like they're slightly taller so that might have an impact on your plate visibility.

Sorry, I haven't really helped much have I!

Cheers,
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Re: Thug's Bubbler

Postby CyBaThUg » Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:46 am

Well I can shorten them but I thought it's different to the rest and I can shorten how far the t pokes out but where it is now I think is fine as long as no other issues come into play
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