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  • Minnesota
  • I'm a Navy Vet (Seabees), I am currently seeking a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Hunting,Brewing,Woodworking
  • Mechanical Designer
  • John Waldorf
  • The kind they play with instruments
  • John Wayne and the Fighting Seabees
  • U.S. Naval Construction Forces
  • My buddy Sean got me into it after we got back from the desert. I'm growing my collection of brew equipment and little by little it's gets organized. Had a HeRMS, Currently using my RiMS.
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  • don't bottle - for love of pete - KEG!
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  • Posted in thread: Wood fired brewstand on 01-26-2017 at 04:18 PM
    I have a few concerns. First I think there is there a potential for the wort to take on a
    smoked flavor. Will the boil kettle and the fire drum be welded together or sealed? If the
    smoke is leaking up...

  • Posted in thread: Wood fired brewstand on 01-18-2017 at 03:47 PM
    That's a pretty cool idea. You could rig the fan on the fire box with a controller to roughly
    adjust heat like fancy BBQ smokers.that's what I was thinking. I've got a large cabinet style
    smoker (larg...

  • Posted in thread: Wood fired brewstand on 01-18-2017 at 03:41 PM
    Just curious...why not use propane?propane costs money, 40 acres of forest with tons of
    deadfall is free.

  • Posted in thread: Wood fired brewstand on 01-14-2017 at 10:44 PM
    Thanks! Yeah, I'm researching what the best options are for this... I could install a door
    below for ash removal... I'm also considering a forced air intake using a 12v duct fan and a
    marine battery.....

  • Posted in thread: Wood fired brewstand on 01-13-2017 at 05:40 PM
    Yeah, I've been looking at rocket stoves for a option... I think it's a matter of scale. As far
    as carbon build up, I'm not really worried... I'm just looking for the most efficiency for the
    cheapest ...

  • Posted in thread: Wood fired brewstand on 01-13-2017 at 05:19 PM
    The wife and I just recently purchased 40 acres nestled just inside the Superior National
    Forest. Utilities are nonexistent. Wood, on the other hand is in plentiful supply. I typically
    only brew for m...

  • Posted in thread: SS Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 10-03-2014 at 05:14 PM
    Woot! Count me in!

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-19-2013 at 06:54 AM
    I'm in!awesome!

  • Posted in thread: BrewHardware Giveaway! on 09-27-2012 at 02:38 AM
    Sure! I'm in!

  • Posted in thread: Kegconnection Giveaway! on 08-16-2012 at 03:17 AM
    Sure, what the hell...

Elk River Brewshack Quote: Originally Posted by jmendez29 View Post Mom was right. Never argue with an idiot. They just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience. Where's my beer. I know I left it around here somewhere..... Kegged/Drinking:Nihilistic Integrity - Black IPA, #1 BIAB pale ale, Bells Two Hearted - yes a keg of the real stuff Kegged/Conditioning:Wally N Seans Braggot, Emerald Eyes - Irish Red, Atomic Tsunami - brown Primary:empty