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Posted in thread: Dogs on 12-20-2014 at 03:23 PM
Last night I was at PetSmart looking at chest harnesses for Tesla. And they are so cute. And
most of them top out at size: medium.Ridgeback mix -> not a size medium dog.So I'm looking at
the 3 large o...
Posted in thread: Dead furnace on 12-19-2014 at 10:39 PM
What a pain in the ass. Good luck.Both of my boiler pumps went out the week before I was going
on vacation for thanksgiving. And that's after having the exhaust fan motor die in February.I'm
a bit par...
Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 12-17-2014 at 11:44 PM
Dear HR,Not only are expenses covered but when you made per diem taxable, it became included in
my salary-pension calculation.Sincerely,Double Dipping
Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 12-17-2014 at 10:03 PM
Dear Office,My New Year's Resolution is to spend 3 out of 5 days out of the office. My current
calendaring has me at 1.3 out of 5. I can easily add a day to that when I start scheduling
Posted in thread: The "Dear" , "Sincerely" thread on 12-16-2014 at 11:44 PM
Dear Hot Topic,Your shipping delays are killing me. Good thing my kid has a January birthday or
Santa would be leaving an IOU under the tree.Sincerely,Xmas Drama--------Dear Red Neck
Posted in thread: The Temp At Which We Pitch | exBEERiment Results! on 12-16-2014 at 01:59 PM
This Danstar article suggests that a warmer pitch (and lag phase) causes more rapid yeast
growth which would make less Co-enzyme A available for ester production during
fermentation.There are a lot of...
Posted in thread: Using Torrified Wheat for Head Retention on 12-16-2014 at 12:52 AM
When I use it, I use 6oz for 5 gallons. It works out to about 4% - 5%. But these day's I get
pretty good head retention without it.I stopped using Carapils unless I only need it for adding
Posted in thread: The Temp At Which We Pitch | exBEERiment Results! on 12-16-2014 at 12:33 AM
That's cool.I've always thought that a pitch around 70F was good. Pitching closer to
fermentation temperature would be better.The only time I've had a pitch temperature problem was
my first beer, pitc...
Posted in thread: Herms-loop makes system cavitate on 12-15-2014 at 02:09 PM
Cavitation and air bound will both cause your pump to run crappy. Cavitation is caused by
restricted flow on the low pressure side which causes a large pressure drop and the liquid
phase changes to a ...
Posted in thread: Herms-loop makes system cavitate on 12-15-2014 at 03:25 AM
Are you sure it's cavitation? Cavitation usually sounds like gravel rattling in a pump. The
sound is made by bubbles imploding on the impeller. If you have bubbles coming out the top of
your coil, tha...