New Giveaway - Wort Monster Conical Fermenter!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Electric Brewing > conical fermenter heater/cooler




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-26-2013, 07:30 PM   #61
kosmokramer
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,326
Liked 33 Times on 28 Posts
Likes Given: 34

Default

Awesome! I am on the line weather to buy the morebeer version or build one of these, thanks for all the info!



kosmokramer is offline
Rivenin Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-26-2013, 10:50 PM   #62
marcb
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Posts: 962
Liked 143 Times on 103 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

I've got my prototype that I won't really use anymore as it's only a 7g conical and I've gone to ludicrous sized batches. I would let it go for $500 complete with heating pad, TEC, and all accessories. PM me if interested.



__________________
marcb is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-06-2014, 02:22 AM   #63
marcb
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Posts: 962
Liked 143 Times on 103 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by marcb View Post
I've got my prototype that I won't really use anymore as it's only a 7g conical and I've gone to ludicrous sized batches. I would let it go for $500 complete with heating pad, TEC, and all accessories. PM me if interested.

Anyone interested before I stick it on CL?
__________________
marcb is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-12-2014, 06:20 PM   #64
bruin_ale
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Campbell, CA
Posts: 1,435
Liked 15 Times on 15 Posts

Default

I know this is old.. did you put it on cl yet?

bruin_ale is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-12-2014, 06:21 PM   #65
marcb
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Posts: 962
Liked 143 Times on 103 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bruin_ale View Post
I know this is old.. did you put it on cl yet?

Nope, still in the attic.


Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
__________________
marcb is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-12-2014, 06:26 PM   #66
bruin_ale
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Campbell, CA
Posts: 1,435
Liked 15 Times on 15 Posts

Default

cool. You've got PM.

bruin_ale is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-18-2014, 01:11 AM   #67
kshuler
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
kshuler's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 275
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Finally got my parts milled... actually I just bought the kit from Stout Kettles and Tanks. I wired and plugged in everything and it tests well... nice layer of ice building up on the cold side, and the warm side seems to be dissipating heat pretty well. I'll test it tomorrow, I think, if I get a chance, on actual beer.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Beer_Maker View Post
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
You can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into.

-------------------------------------------
http://www.bokehtests.com
http://web.mac.com/kshuler/Site/Welcome.html
kshuler is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-18-2014, 01:25 AM   #68
Weezy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Weezy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 790
Liked 95 Times on 76 Posts
Likes Given: 68

Default

Stout Tanks has a peltier kit also:
http://conical-fermenter.com/Peltier-Kit.html

__________________
kegged: ZD clone, Baltic Porter, lil'hop light lager
Aging: Ceyser
Secondary: Dark Plum Sour Ale, Golden Nectarine Sour Ale, Sour Elderberry Stout
Primary: Light Chocolate Lager
Potential next brews: Lil'hop Light Lager, IPA

"If the beer is done by day 14, it's not going to get "doner" in another week or two." - Yooper
Weezy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-18-2014, 03:59 AM   #69
kshuler
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
kshuler's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 275
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

That's the one I used. Fits perfectly onto the fermentor. Only issue I had was that the posts that attach to the aluminum bar are a little too high... they don't really compress on the peltier and leave a little space. I did manage to get the peltier to fit in there rather snug, but only after adding about 1mm of the thermal paste, and this stuff is supposed to be very thin. I had to file down the posts a little to make a better fit, and now it is snug without so much thermal paste.

__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Beer_Maker View Post
Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.
You can't reason someone out of a position they didn't reason themselves into.

-------------------------------------------
http://www.bokehtests.com
http://web.mac.com/kshuler/Site/Welcome.html
kshuler is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-12-2014, 01:32 PM   #70
geoffey
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 172
Liked 25 Times on 22 Posts

Default

I also recently purchased the kit from Stout for my 7.3g conical. In fact I bought two of them so that I'll have a total of 4 peltier's. Put one of the kits together but not having much luck getting them to cool down. I feel like I've tried/tested everything here and cant' figure out what's wrong. I know the peltiers are working (I've tested them quickly by pushing the fan/heat sink off to the side and almost burned my finger when I turned it back on), I've got thermal paste on both sides, I have a good power supply I pulled out of a used PC at work, and I've tried flipping the fans so they pull the hot air off of the heat sink instead of pushing it in (not sure which is correct but they came pre-attached in the position where they push air IN to the heat sink). I'm using the TEC1-12709 peltiers, which looks like the same one others on this thread are using. Any one have any tips? The best I've done is get an existing batch in my conical to drop from 64 to 63 degrees. So ambient is 64 at the moment.



__________________
geoffey is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Conical Fermenter Chiller/Heater Build JasonO DIY Projects 46 02-21-2014 01:28 AM
Aquarium heater in a conical??? geniz Equipment/Sanitation 6 10-02-2012 07:33 PM
Conical Fermenter cooler/chiller (peltier) mysobry DIY Projects 26 06-28-2012 09:50 PM
Simple Conical Fermenter Cooler Idea. Will this work? 18DPA DIY Projects 14 05-01-2012 02:25 PM
Conical Fermentor Heater WoweeZowee DIY Projects 4 10-27-2009 03:14 AM