Last Activity:05-06-2014 2:45 PM
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Posted in thread: Too much beer, not enough time! on 05-02-2014 at 05:04 PM
Today I got an e-mail from HBT asking that I check in and let everyone know what I've been up
to, so here goes!In early March I completed a brewing marathon; I brewed a custom recipe lager
and a modif...
Posted in thread: Brewery set up on 02-12-2014 at 06:06 PM
Isn't the question posed akin to asking "I recently acquired a set of Hoosier racing slicks,
can anyone tell me the best way to build a funny car" I'm not trying to be a hater, but like
everyone else ...
Posted in thread: I'm getting buds already on 01-22-2014 at 01:28 AM
One other thing: it looks like California is experiencing a record drought year, should I be
watering now? If so how much and how often. Thanks!
Posted in thread: I'm getting buds already on 01-22-2014 at 01:25 AM
Thanks; and I apologize if it sounded like I was complaining. My biggest complaint these days
is how to deal with all this beer and all these gorgeous women... (just kidding honey, it's
just a joke!)S...
Posted in thread: I'm getting buds already on 01-21-2014 at 04:50 AM
I'm coming into the second year for my Magnums. At the end of last growing season, I cut my
vines down to about 10-12" and let them dry out. I'm already seeing sprouts/buds on one of my
plants and I'm...
Posted in thread: New brewer-$4k budget on 12-18-2013 at 05:20 AM
If you have 4k for a brew rig, I would recommend you take a couple hundred and set yourself up
with a turkey fryer and a 10 gal igloo cooler all grain set up. Once you've got a few solo brew
Posted in thread: Getting labels off of bottles on 10-16-2013 at 04:18 AM
Im a big fan of the Oxyclean method. I soak for about 20 min then use a sharp razor to scrape
the labels (most have already floated off by that time), then a quick scrub under hot tap water
with a sco...
Posted in thread: SWMBO says "Yes" to kegging gear on 10-16-2013 at 04:05 AM
Let me start by saying I'm by no means an expert, but I think I stumbled on a decent
method:Keep an eye on craigslist for kegerators (use all the possible variations on spelling).
I found a group of c...
Posted in thread: Sourcing Parts to Build a 10-way Secondary? on 10-16-2013 at 03:35 AM
My brother found some inexpensive regulators that are for automotive use (air tools and paint
applications). He bought some for his shop as well as for the kegerator. I'll forward him this
thread and ...
Posted in thread: DIY Stir Plate works without a flask but not with one on 10-15-2013 at 11:01 PM
I had the same issue with mine, but the problem was the round heads on the screws that I used
to attach the fan to the box set the flask up too high. I changed to tapered or bugle heads and