New GF Double Pan started in Virginia

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Re: New GF Double Pan started in Virginia

Post by dgrimm » July 18th, 2019, 10:18 am

After talking to Frank about my best option, he suggested the Double Pan Gravity Feed. Looking forward to this project!!



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Re: New GF Double Pan started in Virginia

Post by Dirtytires » July 18th, 2019, 10:32 am

Lot of those built around here....I’m sure everyone will be here to answer question as they come up. Please be sure to share your progress and welcome to the board.



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Re: New GF Double Pan started in Virginia

Post by dgrimm » July 19th, 2019, 7:28 pm

Currently sourcing metal, couple of questions. Has anybody that has built a GF screwed the outer skin on? I decided to go with 1/8” tubing thickness and sheeting as it’s easier to weld, as I have a stick welder.



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Re: New GF Double Pan started in Virginia

Post by Big T » July 19th, 2019, 7:34 pm

There have been a few over the years that have been screwed or riveted in place.


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Re: New GF Double Pan started in Virginia

Post by Dirtytires » July 19th, 2019, 11:48 pm

Probably no issues with performance.

I might be concerned with moisture getting in to the insulation and rusting it from the inside. Welded seams tend to keep rainwater out better.



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Re: New GF Double Pan started in Virginia

Post by dgrimm » July 22nd, 2019, 9:52 am

Dirtytires wrote:
July 19th, 2019, 11:48 pm
Probably no issues with performance.

I might be concerned with moisture getting in to the insulation and rusting it from the inside. Welded seams tend to keep rainwater out better.
I concur Dirtytires, will be welding seams, also maybe drill holes in skin and plug weld to frame.



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Re: New GF Double Pan started in Virginia

Post by ajfoxy » July 22nd, 2019, 4:43 pm

On my DP I made the "lid" a tad larger and bent over a lip (fortunately I have a pan brake), that took care of the water ingress. I did weld all the other seams though. Lots of warpage. So go slow. If you do decide to bolt/screw them together just use high heat silicon in the seams.


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