Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby Lowndsey » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:51 pm

Gives me half a chubby looking at that. Would love to know the method he used t get it that shiny. Looks like fuckin hard work lol
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby TBone » Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:29 am

greenguy wrote:thats wicked mate would love to come have a look some time :handgestures-thumbupleft:
whats sort of cash ya up to on the boiler if ya dont mind me asking
been giving my FSD a good work out lately more than welcome to check it out


Boiler price is a sensitive subject around here! Lol ... I dare not mention it on the rare chance that my partner find out. :laughing-rolling:

Its certainly less than the cost of the 5 Star still...put it all together and I think it's actually quite reasonable to have some solid gear that will stand the test of time.

I just might take you up on that offer to come shadow you on a future run...I reckon it's a good way for me to get up to speed on how things run.

Part of the motivation to get this boiler built the way I am with the extra shine is an aesthetic one...I want the whole thing to flow well. Form and function are coming together nicely IMHO!
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby dogbreath vodka » Sat Oct 26, 2013 11:02 am

Very nice.....

:clap: :clap: :handgestures-thumbupleft: :handgestures-thumbupleft: Years of service in that one


BUT

You still haven't answered the repeated question....

How'd you get it so shiny?

Come on mate cough it up :violence-stickwhack:

We are all anxious to know... :D


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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby 1 2many » Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:13 pm

dogbreath vodka wrote:Very nice.....

:clap: :clap: :handgestures-thumbupleft: :handgestures-thumbupleft: Years of service in that one


BUT

You still haven't answered the repeated question....

How'd you get it so shiny?

Come on mate cough it up :violence-stickwhack:

We are all anxious to know... :D


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Yeah out with it already spill ya guts !!
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby TBone » Tue Oct 29, 2013 6:41 pm

Hey guys... I'll look into it and see if I can get the secret technique from my builder.

Just so we are clear...this isn't my build. If you read back a few posts you will find the web link for the builder I've partnered with on this project.

With that being said normally I'd have a go at making my own boiler...but being new in country combined with city apartment living I'm short on space and tools.

All of you who have a shed or garage to kick around in please reflect on how lucky you are!

:D
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby Sam. » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:06 pm

TBone wrote:All of you who have a shed or garage to kick around in please reflect on how lucky you are!

:D


Don't need one when you can pay to get a keg that shiny :laughing-rolling:

Now what did they use? Just a run of the mill metal polish on a big buffer or.... :wtf:
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby MacStill » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:30 pm

TBone wrote:
Just so we are clear...this isn't my build. If you read back a few posts you will find the web link for the builder I've partnered with on this project.



And what an awesome link it is too :handgestures-thumbupleft: If I was cashed up and wanted some really cool beer gear I'd want to speak to him ^:)^
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby 1 2many » Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:48 pm

sam_and_liv wrote:
TBone wrote:All of you who have a shed or garage to kick around in please reflect on how lucky you are!

:D


Don't need one when you can pay to get a keg that shiny :laughing-rolling:

Now what did they use? Just a run of the mill metal polish on a big buffer or.... :wtf:


:text-imwithstupid: We know there is polish and buffing wheels involved :roll: But there are different grades of all these consumables to get and thought if i could get the low down on procedure and grades of compounds and blabla i might be able to save myself some time and money. ;-)
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby TBone » Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:09 pm

I think you all may find this interesting and helpful regarding polishing kegs.

http://www.suebob.com

From there go to the tab that says "Bobby's junk"... Then "Brewing"... Then under the left section where it says recent articles there's a heading that says "Stainless steel polishing tips"
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby 1 2many » Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:21 pm

TBone wrote:I think you all may find this interesting and helpful regarding polishing kegs.

http://www.suebob.com

From there go to the tab that says "Bobby's junk"... Then "Brewing"... Then under the left section where it says recent articles there's a heading that says "Stainless steel polishing tips"


Awesome Tbone thanks thanks for you help just what i was after . :clap: :clap: :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby TBone » Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:56 pm

All done boys! Phase one is complete and the boiler is home safe and sound. I'm really pleased with the quality of work.

Now to start saving for phase two... :happy-partydance:
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby 1 2many » Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:07 pm

Real nice Tbone , what is phase 2 sounds good . :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby TBone » Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:16 pm

Haha...phase two is start to put some money away and then make an order from Mac! I had hoped to be able to make the cut off for the sale he's running now...but some other expenses have sprung up. I should be up and running in February 2014 if all goes according to plan. I could do it now...but I'm not keen to borrow money for my pet projects.

I can't wait to get it all put together though! It will be a tower of power! :music-deathmetal:
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby 1 2many » Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:39 pm

Phase 2 sounds like a solid plan Tbone with your boiler and a FSD still clamped on top you will have one hell of a hot still.
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby dogbreath vodka » Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:40 pm

That's one nice looking boiler Tbone.
It'll fit real well under an FSD 4"
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby Kimbo » Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:05 am

That boiler wont work mate and it looks shit!
Sorry mate, you'd better send it over here :mrgreen:
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby TBone » Tue Nov 26, 2013 6:03 pm

Kimbo wrote:That boiler wont work mate and it looks shit!
Sorry mate, you'd better send it over here :mrgreen:


To late... I threw it out cause it was to shiny.

:text-imwithstupid:
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby Boomgate » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:25 pm

TBone wrote:
Kimbo wrote:That boiler wont work mate and it looks shit!
Sorry mate, you'd better send it over here :mrgreen:


To late... I threw it out cause it was to shiny.

:text-imwithstupid:


How did you get it so shiny? :teasing-tease:
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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby dogbreath vodka » Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:01 am

Hey Mac
How about this thread for a gas fired boiler?

Pinned to the first page for the new distillers info?

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Re: Getting a boiler built...does this look right?

Postby MacStill » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:45 am

dogbreath vodka wrote:Hey Mac
How about this thread for a gas fired boiler?

Pinned to the first page for the new distillers info?

DBV


because the member isnt active at all anymore, and we try to give threads of recognition to our active members..... not that that has worked to well in the past.

I'd rather see people support this thread http://aussiedistiller.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=6324&p=107495#p107495 as a running commentary from start to end.

It's a beautifully presented topic from a newbie, that's just been left to slide through the pages :roll:
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