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Old 10-02-2010, 04:05 AM   #1
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Default Taking the new setup for a ride

After 8 months it's finally ready to brew in. New place and a new setup, man I have a lot to learn. It's good thing I did a starter wort batch, cause I made 200 mistakes. I do like it, although it seems to be way more work than my old cooler and burner setup. Oh, well.

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Good rolling electric boil. Man, it was rolling and sloshing from side to side.

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Old 10-02-2010, 07:15 AM   #2
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holy...mother...of...god....thats incredible....

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I look up to you like a starry-eyed son looks up to his father. Amazing.

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Wood,,,thats all I'm gonna say.

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Old 10-02-2010, 03:03 PM   #6
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I look up to you like a starry-eyed son looks up to his father. Amazing.
As nice as it looks, I doubt the first couple of batches will even come close to what i'm used to. I could kill that thing with a rubbermaid cooler and aluminum pot.
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Old 10-02-2010, 03:10 PM   #7
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Congrats on the starter batch! Gawd gamn that setup sure is blingy! here is to you getting a handle on it!

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Old 10-02-2010, 05:38 PM   #8
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My eyes....My eyes....help...I've been blinded!!!!


Are you looking at an automation controller? A wall mounted screen showing all your temps and processes would be a nice touch.

Good work man!

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Excellent! It's great to see you have your new setup running! Hopefully over time it will seem like less work (with continued upgrades, of course )

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Are you looking at an automation controller? A wall mounted screen showing all your temps and processes would be a nice touch.

Good work man!
It's as automated as I want it to be right now. Hlt and pump are run by rancos, so the mash is pretty much set it and leave it.
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