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Posted in thread: First BIAB on 01-11-2014 at 09:33 PM
Excellent ! Ive been using the BIAB method since discovering it here ! That is how I moved to
all grain and havent looked back . Ive made several 10 gallon batches that have come off
without a hitch ....
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 01-11-2014 at 09:20 PM
Just finished taking my first FG reading of 1.010 and drank the the sample .No chemical or off
tastes of any sort . Was a little sweet caramel flavored as expected from the carapils , but
that will fa...
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 01-11-2014 at 09:18 PM
Oops! Double tap !
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 01-01-2014 at 12:18 AM
At top of pvc where cord goes in you will notice a step about 1-14" down the pvc pipe. On the
bottem there is another cap like one on top and element tip is about 8" below surfce. In pic it
looks to b...
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-31-2013 at 04:27 PM
Uhhmmm.... I didnt submerge the pvc and let it boil in the wort. I had it set to just keep
element submerged . If you look at pic you will see that the turbulance of the boil splashes up
on cap .
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-31-2013 at 12:41 AM
Boy !! What did I do ? Smack a hornets nest with a stick ??I doubt the small area of the tip of
cap with infrequent contact while boiling caused any harm. It dangled in this fashion as to
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-30-2013 at 02:41 PM
I had the the stick set with about 1/2 cap in the boil and it splashed up ever so often while
boiling . When I shut all off I smelled the pipe and it smell like beer and not chemical .
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-30-2013 at 02:32 PM
The elements come with a rubber gasket and they are tightened in good. The cord is a 16ga .
According to chart at store is good for 18 amps and element draws 16 amps , borderline but it
worked and cor...
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-30-2013 at 01:46 PM
Two 110V 2000W water heater elements $8 ea , four 1-1/4" pvc pipe caps $.50 ea , piece of
1-1/4" x 2' pvc pipe remnant $1 , cord and plugs ( I had ).I bored two caps and tapped for 1"
NPT , bored two ...
Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-30-2013 at 03:33 AM
I built a couple 110V 2000W few days ago , about $20 for the pair . I tried one out today on a
10 gal BIAB ale. Wow , I used my gas burner and dangled a heatstick in for getting to mash temp
and got t...