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Old 03-12-2013, 10:40 PM   #21
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Whatcha got figured out as far as a sparge arm?
Barbed fitting and some 1/2 Silicon tubing....simple..effective..cheap....

much like this



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Old 03-12-2013, 10:48 PM   #22
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Oh, that's basically what I do. I figured you were sparing no expense on the bling for this build- but hey don't mess with what works!

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Old 03-12-2013, 11:06 PM   #23
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only all out expence are the kettels and the Herms controller, but still trying to keep it under 2 grand...lol

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Old 03-13-2013, 12:25 AM   #24
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I think the 2 pids is the way to go, it's a little cheaper and gets the job done. There are lots of builds on this site with 2 pids that you could find one of those wiring diagrams for your build. It's fairly easy to do, I did my own and, while its not the prettiest inside, it still works perfect.

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Old 03-13-2013, 12:37 AM   #25
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yes I am sure 2 PID is they way I am going to go, although I have a EBC from High Gravity for my Boil kettel, so 1 pid is not out of the relm of possibility

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Old 03-13-2013, 01:09 AM   #26
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Even with one pid you can still make it work. The pid would control the hlt during mash, and switch it to manual model for the bk. you could then find a cheaper controller to just read the mash temp

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Old 03-15-2013, 04:31 AM   #27
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The Coil is at the Shop!!!

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Old 03-26-2013, 09:20 PM   #28
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Would this heat sink work for the 220v 2 PID box i wanna build?

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Old 03-26-2013, 11:26 PM   #29
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looks to be the right size... will most likely need to drill and tap it... will is be two elements at once or one?

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Old 03-26-2013, 11:47 PM   #30
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I can go eaith way. I ahve a stand alone controller from High Gravity foor the boil kettle.
But would am planning the build on 2 pid / 2 elements (one at a time) / 2 pumps

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