topbanner.gif
Login
Username

Password




Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

SaraJohnson
01/16/2020 11:50 PM
Looking for a good coffee shop in Maumee, Ohio. Any recommendations?

snwcmpr
01/10/2020 4:18 AM
Maybe post in the Behmor section. Behmor users can see it. The SHOUTBOX post will be hidden in a few days.

jqaman
01/09/2020 2:51 AM
The flap on the back of my Behmor 1600 has come loose at one end. Its 15 years old. I was wondering if anyone has any idea how to fix it? thanks...john

JackH
01/02/2020 8:33 PM
Jyoungs3, you should start a post about it. The shoutbox entries will scroll away in time.

Jyoungs3
01/01/2020 1:14 PM
I just got a Freshroast 540 and my first attempt s we’re way under roasted. Does anyone have a proven profile.Thanks.

Users Online
Guests Online: 5

Members Online: 0

Total Members: 6,361
Newest Member: ren
In Memory Of Ginny
Donations

Latest Donations
Anonymous - 5.00
Anonymous - 5.00
renatoa - 2.00
JitterzZ - 2.01
renatoa - 2.00

View Thread

Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
SS Keg for Drum Material
CharcoalRoaster
I've got some old kegs lying around from my beer brewing days. Since they're already cylindrical and made from steel has anyone carved on up for use as a drum?

I've got a commercial 5gal keg (thick SS) and a couple 5gal corny kegs (thinner SS) both have identical diameters. Is fabrication with SS much more difficult than using mild steel or aluminum and prohibitive despite its availability in my garage?

I'll take any thoughts you guys have. Thanks!

EDIT: To be clear I don't plan on using the entire keg as a drum but cutting out a section large enough to roast 1-1.5kg
Edited by CharcoalRoaster on 12/01/2019 8:17 AM
 
johnX
" Is fabrication with SS much more difficult than using mild steel or aluminum and prohibitive despite its availability in my garage? "

I like aluminum. :-)
Stainless steel has its own quirks to fabricate, but you can do it.
I have made charcoal fire starters out of some of my old/bad Soda kegs.
Good Luck!

edit: SS "work hardens" very fast, never let your cutting tool ride without biting in and cutting.
 
Jump to Forum:

Similar Threads

Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Bobby M15's drum Drum Roasters 235 01/14/2020 7:56 PM
My drum/bbq roaster Drum Roasters 6 12/30/2019 9:53 AM
Upcycled Drum Motor? Drum Roasters 11 12/28/2019 7:37 PM
1 lb drum build Drum Roasters 16 12/11/2019 2:17 PM
drum perforates in back Drum Roasters 2 11/30/2019 8:15 AM
Homeroasters Association Logo, and all Content, Images, and Icons © 2005-2016 Homeroasters Association - Logos are the property of their respective owners.
Powered by PHP-Fusion Copyright © 2020 PHP-Fusion Inc
Released as free software without warranties under GNU Affero GPL v3
Designed with by NetriX