Blucs bubbler

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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby Joycy » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:06 pm

I have read conflicting stories about the being the same and the single caps giving a lower abv. I'm thinking of making my own like you originally then maybe upgrading to fsd plates after if necessary. I could make my own multi bubbles plates but after all of the other work that goes in I think I will want to get it bubbling straight away, the multi bubbler plates require a lot mor work than the single cap
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby Plumby » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:03 pm

bluc wrote:Looking for higher abv and Less flavour for neutral..2" caps liked to run af 89% and lots flavour.. :handgestures-thumbupleft:

So good for rum? Just curious as one day ill upgrade from pot too bubbler.
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby bluc » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:03 am

2" caps great for whiskey and rum..bubbler rum big step up from pot rum imho. Lots flavour without the funk :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby bluc » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:29 am

Very happy with new plates all things equal I went from 88-89abv with 2" caps to 93-94abv with multi caps. With long full reflux slower takeoff and packed section I should bd able to hit azeo for neutral runs.
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby hillzabilly » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:49 am

Now ya cooking.cheers hillzabilly ;-)
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby Joycy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:51 am

Good stuff, so you don't already have a packed section in?
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby RC Al » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:13 pm

Is that with a 25mm bath depth?
I wonder if another 10mm would help?
Did you notice any difference in power requirements?
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby bluc » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:22 pm

Joycy only use packed for neutral, running whiskey today.
Rc al yes a slight drop in power needed for same output rate cheers :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby PJD » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:11 pm

Nice job with the build mate. Those 4” easy flanges look great. Who adethem and would he be interested in making some more. :text-coolphotos:
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Re: Blucs bubbler

Postby Yurugaboy » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:34 pm

Professor Green wrote:
bluc wrote:So after a single pass I have 85% spirit not including maybee jars and it tastes like white sugarhead whiskey. Definately needs a second pass. I have another boiler lined up which has a 4" ferrule wich will allow me a 4th plate + packed section. I will just put this in with next lot :handgestures-thumbupleft:


I run 4 plates and a packed section for my neutral but I strip my washes first to compensate for the missing 5th plate.

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I strip washes through 5 plates and then again for spirit run at around 2.1 to 2.3 l/hr and it works fine for very smooth vodka and gin. But I’m going to try a 90% turn with a detuned bubbler rig for strip and then a power controlled spirit run after seeing the Drs setup.

This will be back to newbie territory.
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