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Posted in thread: Another Control Panel wiring question on 08-11-2010 at 12:17 AM
The manual switchs are a saftey feature. You can switch off the power being supplied to an
element no matter what the PID wants. Adjusting a PID takes a little time. If you have a boil
over you can ma...
Posted in thread: Natural Gas or Electric for Indoor brewing on 08-11-2010 at 12:15 AM
If you are using the element from post #11, I used number 10 wire. Number 10 is rated for 30
amps. That element will draw approx 23 to 25 amps (240V to 220V). The SSRs that I have have
screw down clam...
Posted in thread: Natural Gas or Electric for Indoor brewing on 08-10-2010 at 11:51 PM
I did not get mine from there, but that is the exact element I have in mine.
Posted in thread: shirron chiller hot break on 02-25-2010 at 12:09 AM
Try one of these. use a counterflow chiller so it would be a little different than what I do.
The last 20 min. of the boil I recirculate thru my counter flow and into one of these bags. I
set it up ...
Posted in thread: Oops... one inch hole for weldless fitting on 02-23-2010 at 03:42 PM
+1 I have used the same HD bi-metal hole saws. Have cut multiple holes with the same saw.
Posted in thread: best place to buy false bottom for 10gal igloo mlt on 02-23-2010 at 02:41 PM
I use a false bottom from Midwest in my 10 gallon cooler. Works great.
Posted in thread: Anyone with "Brew Belt" experience? on 02-19-2010 at 05:59 PM
You are welcome. Good luck on your lager fermenations.
Posted in thread: Anyone with "Brew Belt" experience? on 02-19-2010 at 05:41 PM
Your idea is sound, but I would recommend using this instead of the brew belt. would also
recommend using a temp controller to control the carboy heater.Happy fementations.
Posted in thread: Heating element not fitting on 02-19-2010 at 05:11 PM
+1 Most of us are doing the weldless thing. We need the o-ring to make the seal. If you have a
welded 1/2 coupling you should not need the o-ring. Put on some teflon tape and give it a water
Posted in thread: 10 gallon Gott cooler conversion - a couple questions after the fact on 01-29-2010 at 12:54 AM
I would also suggest losing the zinc plated washer. If you need a washer, ask (hardware store,
HD, Lowes, etc...) someone for a brass washer. You may have to enlarge the hole, but I have had