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Old 02-08-2011, 01:23 AM   #591
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Hmm. On the "left side of the box" the device is the back side of a standard duplex outlet.
So it is. I could not tell but once you said it I can see it now thanks
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Old 02-08-2011, 02:15 AM   #592
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Hmm. On the "left side of the box" the device is the back side of a standard duplex outlet.
Duh...yea.

Hehee so they EYES are the first thing to go! Well, may as well enjoy the use of that ciallus perscription then! hehee
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Old 02-08-2011, 02:37 AM   #593
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So who will make one for an electrical retard?

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Old 02-08-2011, 03:18 AM   #594
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I'll bite!

Are you looking for a controller or a controller and a RIMS tube? I've done both and they both work very well.

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Old 02-08-2011, 03:46 AM   #595
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Paul,

I brew beer, but I am not an engineer, nor an electrician. I need a panel to run electrical on a heater and keep the heat er at the right temp. I run propane burners to bring the water up to strike temp. Perhaps a simple Johnson controller that I have will keep the right temps I need.


My specialty is stirring the mash and boiling the wort. I just moved up to a double pump single tier after twenty + years of brewing and would like to have a tighter control on mash temps. I have no desire to automate just have stricter control on my temps.

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Old 02-08-2011, 04:09 AM   #596
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Damn, I love the ordinance box though. That just goes hand in hand with what we do...

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Old 02-08-2011, 01:38 PM   #597
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Paul,

I brew beer, but I am not an engineer, nor an electrician. I need a panel to run electrical on a heater and keep the heat er at the right temp. I run propane burners to bring the water up to strike temp. Perhaps a simple Johnson controller that I have will keep the right temps I need.


My specialty is stirring the mash and boiling the wort. I just moved up to a double pump single tier after twenty + years of brewing and would like to have a tighter control on mash temps. I have no desire to automate just have stricter control on my temps.
Well, there is no automation to my box other than keeping the temps maintained. After you mash in set the desired temp to be maintained. Then once your mash is set (about 10 min), you start the pump by flipping a switch. When the RIMS tube is full and wort is recirculating back into the tun, turn on the element with the flip of another switch. Temps will be maintained by the PID via the RIMS tube. When you're done with the mash turn off the element and pump. Move your pump output to your boil kettle and turn the pump back on to empty the tun. Add your sparge water to the tun, stir, etc then pump that into the kettle. It's pretty easy.

Clean up is easy as add'l unused sparge water can be pumped through the RIMS tube.

PM me if you are still interested.

The ordinance box is cool too. Makes the setup somewhat portable.
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Old 02-08-2011, 05:55 PM   #598
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Clean up is easy as add'l unused sparge water can be pumped through the RIMS tube.
Thats what I do...then when I am done with the spent grain its HOT PWD to clean up. RIMS tube ends up nice and sparkly clean when I am done with brew day!
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Old 02-09-2011, 04:00 AM   #600
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These things are great!
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