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  • Posted in thread: Show us your DIY stir plate! on 09-21-2016 at 12:42 AM
    So, I went a different route. Not the most powerful stirplate but I'm hopeful it will suit my
    needs. I picked up a laptop cooling base from amazon. Like 13 bucks. Put a hole in the mesh
    top, epoxied o...

  • Posted in thread: mystery corny keg grommet insert on 09-14-2016 at 02:34 AM
    O-rings over the years will take on a new shape after being compressed for a while. The
    standard rebuild kits for corneillus kegs should serve you just fine.For fun, I'm interested.
    Is that a ball loc...

  • Posted in thread: What "methods" of mash and sparge are depicted here? on 09-13-2016 at 02:55 AM
    Hi, guys, and thanks for the feedback - the BIAB is a method that I've often considered with
    this but have never tried. Perhaps my next brew will remedy that, and I can compare them. I can
    get paint s...

  • Posted in thread: Malt pipe ideas.... on 09-13-2016 at 02:14 AM
    any progress on this? I was thinking of making a tall narrow mash tun with some stainless steel
    9inch flue pipe. They sell caps that slip over one end and I was thinking of silver-soldering
    it on. BAM...

  • Posted in thread: Side-by-Side Refrigerator Fermentation Chamber Build on 09-12-2016 at 04:00 AM
    I thought I heard someone say that a refrigerator cools the reefer compartment via the freezer?
    The unit cools the freeze first... Something like that.What I'm getting at is, I don't think
    it's gonna ...

  • Posted in thread: Every wonder if you could make a water tight square keg? Check it out! on 09-12-2016 at 03:32 AM
    Gotcha. Would you go all the way through with the bolts or would you stop part way?I googled
    edge bolts in rudders to make sure my mental picture was what you were talking about. I was
    close. Based on...

  • Posted in thread: Every wonder if you could make a water tight square keg? Check it out! on 09-11-2016 at 03:41 AM
    Not exactly. The lid has a beveled edge, that fits into a matching groove in the staves. The
    internal joints on the lids are flush, with thin shavings between the parts. They are held in
    place by edge...

  • Posted in thread: Every wonder if you could make a water tight square keg? Check it out! on 09-08-2016 at 02:59 AM
    Right. The structure of the sides is completely different, the geometry too. And I know that
    boatbuilding is not a parallel, as the pressure is inward among other reasons. I do find a
    reasonable compa...

  • Posted in thread: Every wonder if you could make a water tight square keg? Check it out! on 09-07-2016 at 03:33 AM
    Monti, the wood can exert great pressure from swelling. I suspect that it would have some
    equilibrium in moisture content, even though the inside is wet. The planking of a boat has a
    high moisture con...

  • Posted in thread: Every wonder if you could make a water tight square keg? Check it out! on 09-07-2016 at 03:32 AM
    Matt, I thought that too. But I've since read that metal kegs only became prevalent in the
    1950s. My keg may be as young as 70 years old. This keg didn't hold real ale, almost certainly
    American Lager...

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