2021 Equipment List

All the items below can be acquired for various sources at reasonable prices. Much of what you see can be sourced at Dollar stores, Goodwill stores, charity stores, big chain retailers like Walmart, Target, and online.

2021 List of Equipment and Items needed

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This list shows all the items used to make oil. The links are intended on giving you a visual picture of the item. Most of these items can be purchased locally at lower prices. A lot of the equipment used over the course of development was acquired at the local Goodwill and dollar stores.

Items needed for Step 1 Decarbing:

64oz/2l Mason jars and lids.

Optional Oven Bags to control the aroma.

Items needed for Step 2 Washing:

Enough Ethanol or Isopropyl to cover the plant material.

4 quart stainless steel Bain-Marie pot.

120 micron Nut Milk bag.

Items needed for Step 3 Silting:

Lime Juice.

Club Soda with bicarbonate such as these:

Schweppes Soda Water.

Kroger Club Soda.

Walmart Club Soda.

N95 Filter setup, see below..

Items needed for Step 4 Winterizing:

Household freezer.

N95 Filter setup, see below..

Items needed for Step 5 Distilling:

Measuring cup.

Iodine free table salt.

Distilled water.

Household electric stove or reasonable hotplate.

Electric cooking temperature gauge. Probes are most accurate.

If distilling and alcohol recover is not important:

Any two stack-able pots to form a double boiler.

For alcohol recovery during distillation:

Moonshine Still.

An aquarium pump for the still’s condenser.

Bucket to hold water for the condenser.

Additional silicone tubing to hook it all up.

Items needed for Step 6 Collecting:

Soft silicone spatula.

Nylon mesh coffee filter basket.

1 & 2 cup stainless steel bowls.

Clean tap water or distilled water.

Items needed for Step 7 Filtering:

Nylon mesh coffee filter basket.

Flat bottom coffee filters.

N95 Filter setup, see below..

1 cup stainless steel bowl.

Items needed for Step 8 Reducing:

1 cup stainless steel bowl.

Coffee Mug Warmer or Little Dipper for evaporating the ethanol.

1ml syringes.

Amber Storage jar.

Items needed for the N95 Filter Setup:

N95 or KN95 mask with straps.

5 inch funnel.

Thin 2-ply paper towels.

Optionally Nylon mess coffee filter basket and filters.