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dafranx: I have that water distiller for nearly 10 years, but it died, and I don't know how it stopped working.

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Alex Keller: your right. this particular unit is set for boiling water and there are others that can be manually set or some are even set for alcohol.
with this unit once it starts to percolate run it till you collect 750ml ( 65% based on a 20% mash ) you will have a great base to make any alcohol beverage. yes, there are better units out there but its a great bang for your buck. cheers

DerExoGitarrist: How can you control the temperature with this device? Isn't it always set to 100°C for water?

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P Yard: this guy seems half drunk already

Alex Keller: before making such a statement you should try using it. when distilling at higher temperatures the quality will reduce alittle but it has nothing to do with the collection of methanol.cheers

jacklabite: wrong wrong ! the megahome for water is not the same as the one for alcohol even though they look the same. The temperature is not the same and there is an evacuation for chlorine on water model that doesnt exist on alcohol model . if you do use the water to distillate alcohol, the vapor will go outside . I would never take the risk to drink that alcohol made above 80°C. I'm pretty sure it contains lots of methanol and others kinds of alcohol (like 2-Propanol or 1-Propanol (rubbing alcool) ). Just buy the alcohol version online abroad.

Jeff Brown: Simple: Throw out the first 2 oz.; (Heads) in a pint mason jar collect 1/4 cup; (head/tail) change out to another pint jar (HEART) 1 pint of good stuff. Change back to 1st. jar (Tails) run for 2 hrs.
On your next run add the Tails & repeat^^^^ Water distiller must be modified to run alcohol (temps are key)

Mike Runey: What would happen if I bought some cheap Taaka vodka and distilled it?

Ray Roberts: Expats working in a certain Middle East country are using water distillers and they work given the situation.  Not the best but not the worst either.  One of my friends uses a similar product to make vodka and it can be compared to Grey Goose.

Graham Bate: I though u don't filter over 50%

Jarrod Nicho: o_O

Chuck Summers:  They wont work at the temperatures the water distillers come at. Thats why they sell special distillers of the same type for alcohol. 
 All you do with this type of distiller is boil and condense everything in the pot as the temperatures are beyond just the alcohol boiling point. You might increase the strength a bit each time with the lost water vapour but thats about it,
 its a waste of time.
 Its simple,everything you put in this is distilled back into your final product when what you want is just the alcohol. Thats why they sell some set at the proper temperatures.

Robert Thomson: Interesting:
1. I thought a special version of this machine was needed for Alcohol Brewing.  There are two sold, one for water and one for Alcohol.  I believe the Alcohol one runs a higher temperature.  Lookup Megahome alcohol distiller.
2. I never heard of discarding the initial 10-20ml (I think thats what he says).  Will try and see how it affects the final flavour.
3. You can preboil your mash and get started quicker.
4.  4-5 uses for the activated charcoal?  I though it lasted much longer.  Net says 1-2months (30 gallons).
5.  Initial output is around 60-70% like mentioned and you can just let the machine run until it reaches close to 40%.  I usually end up at 45%.  Then use a distillation calculator on the internet.

AUSSIE BAZA GAMING CHANNEL: great video 

nonyaefinBuisness: Ok now I understand water boils at 212 Fahrenheit and Drinkable alcohol boils at 173 Fahrenheit.
I do know a few shine makers that have a good product and they keep the temperature between 175-185 Fahrenheit.

So what I'm asking is how can you produce a good safe drinkable alcohol from a water distiller ?

I would be afraid of any alcohol produced from one.

steve harris: I cant find one of these in any stores only online is there any where other then online to get one?

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