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Keg King S/Steel Uni tank

Discussion in 'Gear and Equipment' started by wide eyed and legless, 6/5/19.

 

  1. wide eyed and legless

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    Posted 6/9/19
    I would feel sure that if any IP infringements had been breached we would have heard about it by now. I was holding out for these Guten fermenters before the snub nose appeared, I would be interested in seeing what modifications have been made to them.
     
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    Posted 6/9/19
    True - are you hinting at some close up photos?
     
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    Posted 6/9/19
    Yes, anything that users have come up with. What have you done Kenf?
     
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    Posted 6/9/19
    Only replacing the thermometer with a thermowell.
     
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    Did you make your own thermowell?
     
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    Posted 7/9/19
    No mate just one of the KegKing weldless ones I had on hand. I figured since the thermometer was screw in it should be ok. Just opened up the hole a bit.
    Well the seal must be pretty good - been cold crashing for a few days and noticed the Plaato airlock was sucked dry!
    I guess that was a lesson learnt!
     
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    Posted 7/9/19
    Hey Kenf, do you still have the thermometer which came with the unit still in situ, it would be good to know the difference in the readings of the thermowell and the thermometer.
     
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    No sadly i don’t - didn’t think about that until afterwards
     
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    Posted 8/9/19
    Well the first brew went well! Could have dumped some hops after the cold crash, but I will learn!
    That racking thing made it great to fill kegs and bottles up without using a syphon and the legs made it the right height.
    Of course because it was at 1degree C there was no foaming. It’s outside now with some cleaner in it, but in reality all it needed was a hose out!
    Sorry WEAL I gave you the wrong info before - it’s not the 20mm KK weldless thermowell. It’s the smaller one.
     

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    How'd you fill the keg? I tried to go in through the liquid disconnect, but i think i clogged up the disconnect and post with trub/hops and even after i cleaned it out it was moving so slowly i wasn't sure it was even filling.

    Also, anyone got any tips for dumping trub? I tried but it pulled in starsan from the airlock and figure the oxygen intake will do more harm than dumping the trub would do good
     
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    Posted 8/9/19
    I removed the PLAATO airlock - I’m not so sure about the oxygen problem.
    I just gravity fed straight into the keg!
    I’m not going to attempt a pressure transfer until the pressure kit is available.
     

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