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Thump keg ideas

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Thump keg ideas

Postby cornwhiskey » Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:43 am

Right now I have a liebig condenser but want to switch to using a thump keg with a coil. Is a thump keg that is made out of glass jar (like pickles come in) a bad idea? Like in this video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2QGaGGR5Zk) go to the 40 second spot of the video to see it. The one concern I have is what the lid is made out of and if there is a possible heat issue with the glass.
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Re: Thump keg ideas

Postby myles » Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:55 pm

You can do it but personally, I just don't like it.

A small keg can easily be converted into an excellent thumper.
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Re: Thump keg ideas

Postby sasquatch » Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:00 pm

You can use your liebig condenser with the thumper.
I would also stay away from glass.
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Re: Thump keg ideas

Postby Harry Nutzack » Wed Aug 27, 2014 1:51 pm

Corn here is a picture of my setup using a thumper and my condensor attached to the thumper, hope this helps you out.
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Re: Thump keg ideas

Postby hard times » Wed Aug 27, 2014 6:13 pm

Don't know if it will help you, heres some pics of what I did.
You can use either keg as a boiler for different configurations.


And some pics of others.

http://www.artisan-distiller.net/photoa ... ?cmd=album
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