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  • Mr. Beer like everyone else. Sold my 10 gallon single tier, 3 burner RIMS setup and back to a 5 gallon cooler and single pot for now. Hopefully I'll have a new bigger and better rig in the near future.
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  • Posted in thread: Planning out a new system on 02-19-2015 at 10:40 PM
    Welding is expensive if you can't do it yourself, and I've seen some real nightmare pics of
    welded fittings. I'd definitely recommend silver soldered over welded. If you mess up a solder
    you can alway...

  • Posted in thread: Planning out a new system on 02-19-2015 at 10:33 PM
    I can't speak for the boil coils, but in my own personal experience...after trying a few other
    configurations...Go with the wavy heating element and the heating element
    enclosure and ...

  • Posted in thread: Planning out a new system on 02-19-2015 at 10:16 PM
    Ok so thinking about this a little more if I did a HERMS setup and went with say 50' of 1/2"
    stainless I could probably double that as a counter flow chiller and just fill the HLT with
    cold water and ...

  • Posted in thread: Planning out a new system on 02-19-2015 at 07:28 PM
    Yeah the price is so close on the 15g and a 20g it would be best to go all 20g. I guess the
    reason I said 15/15/20 was I had the blichmanns in my head for the boil coil and how much
    liquid you would n...

  • Posted in thread: Planning out a new system on 02-18-2015 at 04:15 PM
    So a while back I built this guy after doing a ton of reading and sweating over small details.
    The system worked great, but my wife and I decided to relocate and I sold the system in order
    to help wit...

  • Posted in thread: mash recirculation cause stuck/slow sparge on 02-10-2015 at 08:28 PM
    You are likely just draining too fast and compacting the grain bed. Slow it down and try to
    keep the liquid coming out equal to what is going in.

  • Posted in thread: Clarity-Ferm, Gluten Testing, and Gluten Sensitivity on 02-10-2015 at 08:24 PM
    3rd kegged batch with clarity ferm and the wife is still seeing no reactions.

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-02-2015 at 03:25 PM
    I need one of these.

  • Posted in thread: wilserbrewer BIAB Bags, Superbowl Sale and Free Pool Giveaway on 01-30-2015 at 10:43 PM
    I guess I should have waited 1 day to order.Hawks 24.

  • Posted in thread: Thinking about switching to e-BIAB with Brew-Boss on 01-28-2015 at 01:50 AM
    Just an FYI, you don't need a brew boss to get good efficiency with BIAB. My own system gets
    80%+, and that's not uncommon.I'm looking at it more from a consistency and hands off approach
    than for eff...

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