Build a Moonshine Still – Materials Bill, Component List

Valves
1/2″ ball valve MIPxMIP – HD

 

Equipment:
Vacuum pump, 1/2 HP min
Pressure cooker, Stainless
Collection and thumper jars
Filter – HD
Condensation container
Cooler
Vacuum gauge- ST

 

 

Miscellaneous
Teflon tape – HD
VITON or Nitrile O rings – HW
Coffee can (condensation coil form)
Kitty litter container or or bucket to hold condensation coil in ice
Pipe
1/2″x2″ Copper nipples(2) -HD
1/2×20′ Copper tubing  -HD
Adapters & plugs
1/2 MIP x COMP(5-7) – HD
1/2 FIP x COMP(4)- HD
1/8″MIP plugs(2)  – HD

 

 

TOOLS NEEDED:
Drill
Drill bits
Threading tap and wrench
adjustable wrenches
File
Lubricant for drilling and tapping
Silicone for leaks

CAUTION: never operate vacuum still as a pressure still, the system could explode with pressure. Always use safety goggles with glassware or jars. Keep fire extinguisher handy.

Note: HD stands for Home Depot, HW stands for hardware store, ST stands for Still tutorial kit

Only operate any still outdoors. Obtain all required building, safety, federal and state permits and licenses before operating your still.