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Old 11-19-2011, 05:55 PM   #1
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What do you think of this method?

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Old 11-19-2011, 07:46 PM   #2
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is it water tight?... hard to tell from the picture but it looks like a ceramic bulb socket?

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Old 11-19-2011, 07:49 PM   #3
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Looks almost identical to mine. Not water tight, but it covers the screw terminals,is splash resistant, and makes it easy to change the element out after it dry fires.

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Old 11-19-2011, 07:54 PM   #4
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What is it? I'm looking for a simple solution to cover mine.

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Old 11-19-2011, 07:59 PM   #5
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nice and clean .subscribed

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Old 11-19-2011, 08:55 PM   #6
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This is just a 1" PVC cap (sch 40) with a 3/4" hole drilled into it. Next force thread the conduit grip into the hole. Reuse the black ring that comes with the elmt and Viola.


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Looks almost identical to mine. Not water tight, but it covers the screw terminals,is splash resistant, and makes it easy to change the element out after it dry fires.
This exactly why I did it. Dry fired Monday and brew day was over. All that potting for nothing :-)
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Excellent! Once again I was way over thinking things!

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Excellent! Once again I was way over thinking things!
Simple = Cheaper
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Old 11-19-2011, 09:08 PM   #10
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This exactly why I did it. Dry fired Monday and brew day was over. All that potting for nothing :-)
I assume that you had a problem with "report this post" vs. reply (possibly on a smart phone), and all is ok in this thread?
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