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i was wondering if you had a video or steps to follow to make alcohol dispenser.
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This is fantastic. As an old time boozer from way back I love this. I do have a question though, what fitting(s) did you use for the part that the bottle sits in? Is it screw in or press fit? Or something completely different?
Hi, just wondering the same thing. Is there somewhere I can watch a video or a parts list?
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and to @Erica @DCS @DazzaThe top fitting is a 25mmX32mm reducer. Most alcohol bottles fit either like a little tight or a bit loose around the edges which is absolutely fine because how it works is you wrap plumbers thread tape around the thread of the bottle top, not to thick and not too loose, just enough so when you turn the bottle around and stand it face up normal on a table, and then grab the dispenser, turn it upside down and place the top of the reducer directly onto the bottle head it should just slip straight in, maybe with a little bit of force, maybe even twist it in a bit, and then by holding both firm turn it all around again so the dispenser is face up and you are still holding the alcohol bottle.
Turn the tap on with a glass under tap and see if you have nice flow. You may have to twist the bottle around to release some air. The reason it’s better to have the thread tape not thick is it’s designed to expand with the liquid.
i how this has helped and good luck
P.S the fittings are all Galvanised besides the tap/valve. Just spray them to your Colour. And also the bottom of the Tee junction is blocked and sealed to the liquid goes down and Ramps into then tap
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Please head over to my page @Erica@DCS and swing me a message I’ll be Happt to take a few photos and when a video of the parts and a few things you have to do to make it work @
Hi there, great job. I made one of these, and made the mistake of using galvanized fittings and every thing rusted in a day. I then changed to brass fittings but the thread on the top section was no longer compatable with the Jack Daniel's bottle neck thread. Do you by any chance have a link to buy that top piece. Would be nice to finish this after so long.
Thanks for the question and what I will say is that I have heard that inside the gal fittings they do rust. To what extent and if it can taste in the alcohol im
not sure. I don’t actually have one but I will be making me one soon. I’ve sold a few of these.
But to answer your question brass fittings is the way to go and I would still use the top gal fitting where the bottle goes into as that part won’t affect it at all. You get them from Bunnings and they do screw into brass fittings whether you use thread tape or thread sealant.
My question to every one on this thread is what did you guys do for the inside of the fittings at the point where the alcohol goes down then 90 degree into the tap part ??
what I did was fill the bottom straight thread fitting below the tap with something like foam then I put a big dab or sylicone at that transaction for the alcohol to flow nicely like a ramp so no alcohol sits and puddles there
Nice, I reckon with that setup you could fill those glasses up very quickly
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