Grainfather Dimensions

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Mashman
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Grainfather Dimensions

Post by Mashman » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:30 pm

If somebody with a grainfather could let me know the diameter at the top of the pot I would be very grateful.

TIA

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Re: Grainfather Dimensions

Post by Fil » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:26 pm

if no one pipes up before i can go and check tomorrow pm.. too cold n dark atm.. brrrrrr
Last edited by Fil on Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:22 am, edited 1 time in total.
ist update for months n months..
Fermnting: not a lot..
Conditioning: nowt
Maturing: Challenger smash, and a kit lager
Drinking: dry one minikeg left in the store
Coming Soon Lots planned for the near future nowt for the immediate :(

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Re: Grainfather Dimensions

Post by mozza » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:48 am

Fil wrote:if no pipes up before i can go and check tomorrow pm.. too cold n dark atm.. brrrrrr
Get the beer jacket on!
Cheers and gone,

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Re: Grainfather Dimensions

Post by Fil » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:41 am

google tells me that the lid for a t500 kettle is sized
The external diameter is 310mm the seal diameter is 290mm to 305mm and the internal hole size is 50mm diameter (approx figures).
http://www.lovebrewing.co.uk/t500-stainless-boiler-lid/
the t500 is a still (thats all i have to say on the subject jim ;) ) which uses an identical kettle base to the grainfather (minus pump standpipe etc..)
ist update for months n months..
Fermnting: not a lot..
Conditioning: nowt
Maturing: Challenger smash, and a kit lager
Drinking: dry one minikeg left in the store
Coming Soon Lots planned for the near future nowt for the immediate :(

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Re: Grainfather Dimensions

Post by Mashman » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:47 am

Fil

Thanks for that, I didn't realise the t500 was the same size as the Grainfather.

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Re: Grainfather Dimensions

Post by chefgage » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:08 pm

Mashman wrote:
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:30 pm
If somebody with a grainfather could let me know the diameter at the top of the pot I would be very grateful.

TIA

M
Just measured my grainfather. The external diameter of the grainfather body is 31cm.
There are some clips for if you are distilling which are not removable. With these clipped in (but you cannot then remove the malt pipe) the max external diameter is approx 33.5cm.

With the clips undone so the malt pipe can be removed this takes the max diameter to approx 34.5cm

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Re: Grainfather Dimensions

Post by Mashman » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:53 pm

I was just curious, the lid with the 50mm hole was looking useful, wondered if it would fit a 35 litre pot I had, unfortunately it is a tad to small, still, never mind.......

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