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Posted in thread: Selecting an Air Conditioner for Glycol Chiller on 11-09-2015 at 05:46 PM
I thought about this too when I was building mine. Either will work great. In the end I decided
that independent pumps had an advantage of being cheaper and easier to set up. Using 1 big pump
Posted in thread: Jarhill Stainless Steel Kettles on 10-28-2015 at 05:25 PM
I should also mention, the new Spike kettles look very nice btw!
Posted in thread: Jarhill Stainless Steel Kettles on 10-28-2015 at 05:23 PM
I am a jarhill user and I never regretted getting them. I got mine back when they came in a set
and I bought 3 sets, which they stupidly combined shipping on (now they are slightly more
Posted in thread: Selecting an Air Conditioner for Glycol Chiller on 09-04-2015 at 06:37 PM
Awesome, thank you! That's very helpful. I didn't have a chance to grab a picture of the wiring
last night but I'll do so later today. Is the red line (for cutting) referring to the bottom
base of the...
Posted in thread: Selecting an Air Conditioner for Glycol Chiller on 09-02-2015 at 10:29 PM
The compressors are designed to be oriented the way they are in the devices they come in to
function properly, not to say they won't, but I doubt you want to take a chance after all this
work. There s...
Posted in thread: Selecting an Air Conditioner for Glycol Chiller on 08-31-2015 at 11:19 PM
Just to be sure, you are planning on bending the evaporator coil down correct? I'm not sure how
well the compressor would like being on its side. If you are using a ranco to power it, I would
Posted in thread: Loc-Line for Whirlpool Arm? on 08-30-2015 at 06:38 AM
On my setup I have an elbow with a barbed fitting on the end on the top of the kettle. I have
the elbow loosely fit so I can kind of swivel it. When filling the bk I point it down, up until
Posted in thread: Suitable Material For Brewery "Backsplash" on 08-30-2015 at 06:13 AM
A while back I redid the vinyl floors in our kitchen with some laminate flooring. The previous
installers didn't glue the old vinyl down, but just stapled around the edges of the room. When
I pulled i...
Posted in thread: Energy Consumption - Glycol Chiller or Fridge? on 08-24-2015 at 09:46 PM
Offhand without actually crunching the numbers I would say a glycol will end up using less in
the end. Even though it isn't really the same comparison, before I built an actual chiller I
used a fridge...
Posted in thread: DIY Glass Rinser on 08-19-2015 at 04:05 PM
I was thinking about going down a similar path and building one last summer for my wedding. At
the time all I could find was units that cost $250 plus and couldn't justify that. I was
thinking about u...