Reflux still

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Reflux still

Postby spud1700 » Tuesday Jun 07, 2011 4:29 pm

Hi All,

Had a bit of a read of the forum threads, atached is a photo of two of my stills, one is two inch the other is three inch. Both Condensor Controlled Stills, the three inch has just been built, need to do the condensor done when I get back home and it'll be ready to go. The two inch pulls a ltr and hour of 95% and the three inch will pull over three ltrs and hour of 95%.

I saw a few posts about going blind and people dieing :shock: that is from people trying to sell off denentured alcohol etc. Your not going to have problems unless your a bit of a goose when you are distilling.

Make decent cuts (seperate heads, hearts and tails) and you won't need to filter your product :)

OK silly question how do I post photos? :oops:
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Re: Reflux still

Postby Tipsy » Tuesday Jun 07, 2011 9:32 pm

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Re: Reflux still

Postby McStill » Wednesday Jun 08, 2011 8:15 am

Hi Spud,

You insert a pic like this :lol:

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Re: Reflux still

Postby McStill » Wednesday Jun 08, 2011 8:30 pm

Or you could do it like this Spud

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:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Reflux still

Postby spud1700 » Wednesday Jun 08, 2011 10:07 pm

Tipsy,

Thanks for the link, McStill thanks for posting the photos, the two stainless stills in the last post are mine :)

Very easy design to build, easy to run, efficient and a very simple design.
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Re: Reflux still

Postby McStill » Wednesday Jun 08, 2011 10:33 pm

But these are so much nicer :mrgreen:

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LOL
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Re: Reflux still

Postby Tipsy » Thursday Jun 09, 2011 3:34 pm

McStill wrote:Hi Spud,

You insert a pic like this :lol:

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Hi McStill, could you please tell me what I am looking at here? (I do know it's a still :wink: )
What's on the column?
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Re: Reflux still

Postby McStill » Thursday Jun 09, 2011 4:06 pm

G'day Tipsy,

That is a bubble plate column with sight glasses, it's a small version of a commercial still made by Holstein.

These stills are perfect for making flavored drinks like whiskey, grappa, rum etc, more info here http://bavarianbrewerytech.com/potstills/index.htm

You can also see this rigs build as it progressed here http://www.aussiehomedistiller.com/bubble-cap-plated-still-t154.html#p1093

These stills produce a high flavor profile and high ABV% in a single distillation while compressing heads and tails, this gives a much larger hearts cut than a traditional pot still.

Cheers.
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Re: Reflux still

Postby spud1700 » Thursday Jun 09, 2011 5:16 pm

McStill wrote:But these are so much nicer :mrgreen:

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LOL



Ok you do have me there but could you use yours to club a a baby fur seal to death then give it a rinse and use it as a still again :) (note - I haven't used mine to club anything to death but I could :lol: )
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Re: Reflux still

Postby McStill » Friday Jun 10, 2011 10:15 pm

I could club anything I want with that, it's not called a THUMPER for no reason :mrgreen:
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