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Old 06-04-2010, 01:04 AM   #1
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Default my stir plate 1x2 station 1x3 station

here is my stir plates finally up and running after the magnet fiasco here is my very first yeast starter for 2 batches of lager i will be brewing (hey beats the heck out of pitching 15 smak paks)

so what you have here are my stir plates and then the stir plates cooling in the tub, i have 2x5000ml and 3x2000ml

stir1.jpg   stir2.jpg   coolin-1.jpg  
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:42 AM   #2
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I'm guessing your amp goes to 11.

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Old 06-04-2010, 01:49 AM   #3
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I've built a number of stir plates for myself and some of my friends. One version was a double setup similar to what you have built. I abandoned the design in favor of individual units as the multi configuration proved to be too bulky and cumbersome.

I normally make up a two liter starter, decant and step it up with a second two liters of wort. Two 2 liter flasks and a one gallon jug have provided plenty of capacity for my needs. Why do you need so many starters active simultaneously? I can generate enough yeast in a couple of days for a 12 gallon ale batch and only a little longer than that for lagers.

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Old 06-04-2010, 02:09 AM   #4
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Fancy fancy.

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Old 06-04-2010, 02:58 AM   #5
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Im digging it, but more importantly, what kind of guitar do you have?

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Old 06-04-2010, 03:06 AM   #6
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I'm guessing your amp goes to 11.
awesome! and awesome huge stirplate build too!
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Old 06-04-2010, 03:40 AM   #7
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welp that amp is a practice amp that students use when i give lessons... my gear is

Guitars: Gibson Les Paul Deluxe (1980), Fender Strat (1983), Fender Strat Plus (rewired for more fun), Telecaster, Epiphone Dot (rewired as well), Huss & Dalton custom acoustic, Hirade H-5 Moll Custom archtop

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Dude, just how much do you brew where you are making five starters at the same time?

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i brew about 3 to 4 times a year and do 3 to 5 10 gallon batches in one to two days... this time im doing a lager 2 of them a dopplebock and a pilsner.... need lots of yeast to get that going

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anything worth doing is worth overdoing, right?

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