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Posted in thread: Help me troubleshoot my stir plate on 09-18-2014 at 11:43 PM
The capacitor is also reading ~5V (analog multimeter.) The regulator is an LM317T. Fortunately,
I do have a few Radio Shacks in my area, so I think what I will do is replace both the
regulator and tha...
Posted in thread: Help me troubleshoot my stir plate on 09-18-2014 at 03:27 AM
The transformer, board and potentiometer create a simple voltage rectifier/regulator. If you
had a multimeter, a check of the voltage output to the motor would shed some light on whether
it's the moto...
Posted in thread: Help me troubleshoot my stir plate on 09-17-2014 at 09:43 PM
I've had this224495for a couple years, this weekend it quit spinning. Power light comes on,
nobody's home. I am not that electronically inclined, so I'm not sure where to start diagnosing
a fix: motor...
Posted in thread: High attenuation with WLP001? on 09-17-2014 at 09:19 PM
^78% was what he expected, but his FG was 1.004.OP, was this a PM or AG? What was your mash
temp? I assume you're measuring with the same hydrometer?
Posted in thread: Fruit Flies... Oh MY! on 09-12-2014 at 10:14 AM
They are super resilient, recently Russia sent a colony to space and the power failed plunging
them into freezing darkness, when they got back they had bred and multiplied and were buzzing
Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-10-2014 at 10:26 AM
Randomize me! Thanks for the contest
Posted in thread: Heading to Germany tomorrow on 09-02-2014 at 10:27 PM
OK, so as a previous poster predicted, with my hop loving nature, the beers I have had over
here haven't really been that "exciting". Like when I was in England, they have been "ok". I
tried the Helle...
Posted in thread: Visiting Denver, Best Breweries? on 09-01-2014 at 11:57 PM
Great Divide.That is all.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Acorn? on 09-01-2014 at 12:38 AM
Not with pumpkin, but I've brewed a brown ale with acorns. They are a bit difficult to work
with and require a great deal of preparation to extract all of the bitter tannins. I boiled
them in salted w...
Posted in thread: Starter Issue on 08-31-2014 at 05:00 PM
What's the production date of the yeast? If you have a stir plate, you could conceivably double
the viable yeast count using one of the vials in a 600ml starter (2oz DME would give you 1.035