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  • Posted in thread: Proximity of SSRs on 08-31-2015 at 03:17 AM
    Since it's aluminum it basically is a heatsink. It's not as efficient at releasing heat but
    it's got a lot of thermal mass so it will spread out. I personally think it would be fine to
    mount the SSR t...

  • Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 08-30-2015 at 02:35 PM
    Note that it's LS *space* /dev/ttyACM* The "ls" is the command (list directory contents) and
    the rest is the target directory.

  • Posted in thread: Lets Do This - 20 Gallon Concord 3 Vessel HERMS on 08-30-2015 at 02:25 PM
    Maybe I missed it but what holds the herms coil up above the heating element? Are they just
    supported where the tube mates up with the enter and exit fittings?I may have to pick up three
    of these. I w...

  • Posted in thread: Lets Do This - 20 Gallon Concord 3 Vessel HERMS on 08-29-2015 at 11:03 PM
    I don't want to give wrong advice but I think the element posts should show continuity (beep)
    between each other because it's just a big resistor. It doesn't matter which pole goes to which
    terminal o...

  • Posted in thread: Lets Do This - 20 Gallon Concord 3 Vessel HERMS on 08-28-2015 at 09:24 PM
    I'd put an ad up on Craigslist and see if any freelancers with certification want to walk you
    through it and sign it off in exchange for a keg of their favorite style.

  • Posted in thread: My (Re)Build Thread - Kal Clone-ish on 08-28-2015 at 09:17 PM
    Well, I really wanted to have my element enclosures built today, but I ordered the wrong part.
    Had to reorder and now it will be some time. I did get some TC end caps and drilled a couple of
    them for ...

  • Posted in thread: Left out hops on 08-27-2015 at 04:23 AM
    And thanks to all for the sage advise!Don't use sage, it clashes with the hop flavor in most
    ales. ;)

  • Posted in thread: Cold Crashing - Then Bottling? on 08-27-2015 at 01:27 AM
    Thanks! Just gotta figure out how to get the temp down. I really don't think it will fit in my
    fridge. One of those smaller units with the freezer at the bottom.I've done a lot of noodling
    around with...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Crashing - Then Bottling? on 08-26-2015 at 11:00 PM
    Whirlfloc is easy. Throw a tablet in the kettle with 10 mins left in the boil. Gelatin is a bit
    more involved but totally easy. Lots of write-ups on how to rehydrate it and use it (I never
    have but I ...

  • Posted in thread: Left out hops on 08-26-2015 at 06:06 PM
    Do a big dry hop. You could make some hop tea and add it, but don't do a lot. Hops in water
    just don't do the same. I'd say dry hop the heck out of it. Maybe do 4 days with half and then
    add the other...


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