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Old 02-01-2013, 12:22 AM   #11
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Disintegr8or, very good build and very helpful for my eBIAB build thoughts.
alien, holy cow, cool build. Who would have ever thought of a flower pot pid controled smoker??? Very cool.

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Old 02-01-2013, 02:31 AM   #12
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Hey thanks! it works pretty good. Wasn't my idea though, I saw it done on YouTube.

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Old 02-01-2013, 10:52 AM   #13
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What probe do you use for that?


Never mind. Read your other thread. Carry on

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Old 02-01-2013, 04:46 PM   #14
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Very cheap PT100. If I did it again I wouid probably go for a 2x thermocouples because you can get pointy ones to monitor meat temperature. Can't remember off hand whether my PID controller accept thermocouples though.

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Old 02-01-2013, 07:58 PM   #15
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Flippin' awesome.

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Old 03-10-2013, 09:36 AM   #16
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This is great. Wonder if something simple like this could be ported over to controlling a RIMS tube.

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Old 03-10-2013, 01:15 PM   #17
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What size element do you use in this setup?

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:36 PM   #18
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This controls one of my 1,650 watt elements.
I use (2) 1,650 watt elements in my 11 gallon pot.
Only one goes through the PID, and that is only when mashing.

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Old 03-11-2013, 09:12 PM   #19
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Slicker than snot. Like the whole keep it way simple wiring approach. Great build with great pics, made it easy enough for my dumb azz to figger out.

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Old 03-28-2013, 03:55 AM   #20
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Would this setup work with a 2000w 120v element? If not, what changes would need to be made. I'm converting a kettle to a eHLT, still going to boil with my Blichmann burner and mash in a cooler (for now). I think this might work for good way to heat strike/sparge water.

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