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Old 06-19-2013, 02:18 AM   #1
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Default My eBIAB build

Finished up with an eKeggle build this past weekend. Loosely based on an Instructable (http://www.instructables.com/id/Elec...rewing-system/), but modified in a number of ways. Additional pictures are at https://picasaweb.google.com/1077928...962528/Brewery

The keg isn't as shiny as Bobby_M's, but it seems to have taken a decent polish. Sorry about the sideways picture, I'll see if I can fix that. It'll probably be a few weeks before I can brew on this, but I'm looking forward to it.

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Old 06-19-2013, 10:36 PM   #2
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i like it! great job and compact

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Old 06-19-2013, 10:53 PM   #3
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very nice. any chance of a picture of the inside? I'm curious how the element looks and if you're using a pickup tube. I'm currently working on a kettle, also using a guinness keg funny enough.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f244/bia...-build-411144/
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I'll see about getting a picture of the inside, but it may take me a while. I am using a pickup tube; right now it's right in the middle, maybe 1/4" off the bottom. I'll have to see how that works; I may adjust it.

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nice! are you putting in a false bottom?

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I'm not planning on a false bottom at this point. I'm figuring that, between a fine mesh brew bag and using a hop bag, I shouldn't have too much gunk to deal with. After a brew or two, I might change my tune.

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I'm not planning on a false bottom at this point. I'm figuring that, between a fine mesh brew bag and using a hop bag, I shouldn't have too much gunk to deal with. After a brew or two, I might change my tune.
You're not worried about melting your bag having it directly on the element?
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No; my belief (based largely on the BIAB threads here) is that the element is surrounded by water, so it isn't going to (i.e., can't) go over 212 F. I also don't expect the element to be firing much, if at all, during the mash. Again, I'll see how it goes, but burning the bag isn't something I'm worrying about FWIW.

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I have a 4500W element in each of my heated keggles. I inadvertently touched one of the elements while heating and it was HOT, but not blister/burn your skin hot.

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