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Posted in thread: Yet another fermentation cabinet on 09-25-2010 at 11:25 AM
Since the colder 32-40F air will naturally fall to the bottom of the cabinet and force the
warmer air up towards the ice to be cooled again you may not even need a fan. but then you
don't have any aut...
Posted in thread: auto-sparge on 09-21-2010 at 01:01 AM
If you wanted to get it all from one them it would total 41.41 with float, valve, 2ft. 3/8ID
1/8" wall silicon tubing, and 3ft 1/4-20 stainless rod.Still have to mount it and connect the
Posted in thread: auto-sparge on 09-21-2010 at 12:25 AM
Here are parts like we use. You can probibly get them from McMaster Carr or somewhere else, we
normally just order from here though.Valve: float: Float: and you still need to mount it,
add an ou...
Posted in thread: auto-sparge on 09-18-2010 at 10:23 PM
Keep in mind that it does you no good if the valve gets clogged or stuck the first time it sees
a grain particle. And, whatever you use, you have to figure out a way to mount it.I never
Posted in thread: Awesome new wort chiller design. Pics on 09-15-2010 at 11:00 PM
I think you're going to run into problems if you hope to use this alone to chill a batch from
boiling to pitching temp. You'll have hot spots pretty quickly if you don't stir, but even if
you do you'l...
Posted in thread: External HEX Vs. Internal on 06-16-2010 at 11:31 PM
A small standalone HEX can change temperature a lot faster than a HEX in a large HLT.This can
be a case of diminishing returns, as it still takes a while for the temperature change to
Posted in thread: Angle Grinder for Keg on 06-12-2010 at 06:53 PM
A keg isn't an incredibly demanding task for an angle grinder; even a cheap one should get you
through it if you're patient. Personally I'd recommend getting a nicer one so it holds up when
you use it...
Posted in thread: March pump set up on 05-31-2010 at 10:56 AM
You have to consider the internal shape of the pump head. The inlet goes to somewhere in the
center, the outlet comes from the outer edge. If the outlet is down, you'll wind up with a big
Posted in thread: Faucet troubleshooting on 05-24-2010 at 11:04 AM
My faucets have gaskets in them, I would think yours should too.
Posted in thread: Corona-style grain mill on 05-08-2010 at 04:49 PM
Pretty standard. Complete, and includes parts for a few upgrades I made when I used it: a shaft
to drive it with a drill instead of hand cranking, and some guards to help direct grain down
into the re...