New Air Still - options.

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New Air Still - options.

Post by Mr Mac » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:32 am

I’m looking to buy a new air still (Mega Home), but I also like the ability to distill water.
Looks like I’ll go for the ordinary version, and control the temperature with a voltage regulator.
Is there any other difference between the water and the alcohol versions?

The Mega Home Air Still is cheaper than the SS one, but has anyone gotten an even cheaper version they’d recommend?

Cheers....

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Re: New Air Still - options.

Post by Mash » Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:06 am

Make sure whatever you buy stainless steel.

The 350W (from memory) is the standard. I don't see why with a power controller & a Digital plug-in energy meter. You couldn't do whatever you want. However, you must plug the fan in separately (not through the power, control).

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Re: New Air Still - options.

Post by gaza the instructor » Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:32 am

Mr Mac, is there a huge difference in price? If not
buy the shiny one !!
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Re: New Air Still - options.

Post by Mash » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:25 am

gaza the instructor wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:32 am
Mr Mac, is there a huge difference in price? If not
buy the shiny one !!

I think they are different powers.. The Mega-Homes' come in 350w & 750w I think.

Defo needs to be shiney......
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Re: New Air Still - options.

Post by gaza the instructor » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:46 pm

If you have 750 watts you would have to put a controller on
to slow things down on a spirit or final run. But would strip
run faster.
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Re: New Air Still - options.

Post by Mash » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:41 pm

Still wouldn't strip as fast as a freezer....
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Re: New Air Still - options.

Post by gaza the instructor » Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:33 pm

I have been banned from "Iceland" 'cause of you Mash!!
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Re: New Air Still - options.

Post by Easydrinker » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:47 pm

LOL!
Visions of learner drivers ferrying buckets of strip to Iceland supermarkets!
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Re: New Air Still - options.

Post by Mash » Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:26 am

Lol. Indeed.

..... And very convenient for buying supplies for the next wash.
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