Last Activity:12-13-2013 8:34 PM
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Posted in thread: custom built copper manifolds online? on 11-20-2013 at 04:02 AM
don't use a hack saw to cut the slots. a 2" angle grinder is a lot quicker
Posted in thread: Weevils in Grain, response from AustinHomeBrew on 11-20-2013 at 03:59 AM
exactly what are you considering a Weevil ? I have had a big problem with Pantry moths for some
time that I have suspected I brought in with my grain.
Posted in thread: Switched to a round cooler mash tun-Good results on 11-17-2013 at 07:33 PM
Since I started all grain brewing a few years ago, I have always used a 52 quart rectangular
with good results , so I thought. My beers are pretty simple ales and Belgians with about 22
lbs of grain m...
Posted in thread: Shelf Life of Kegged Beer on 11-07-2013 at 01:35 AM
I converted a chest freezer with a Ranco digital controller and it holds 6 kegs. I have a 15 LB
CO2 tank in there to prime the kegs, that way their ready when I need them. My kegerator holds
2 kegs. s...
Posted in thread: New mash tun manifold: where to solder? on 10-31-2013 at 02:25 AM
mine looks very similar. never soldered any of it. it stays tight. I like it unsoldered so I
can pull it apart and clean all the parts with a bottle brush
Posted in thread: Scored a couple of new HD 10 Gallon coolers for $25 on 10-06-2013 at 03:06 PM
I'm having good results with my screen, but I'm interested in your fb for a rectangle coolerI
bought a piece of SS perforated sheet and cut it to fit then I used SS screws long enough so it
Posted in thread: Large Infuser/Spice Ball? on 10-06-2013 at 03:00 PM
I too found that with just over an ounce of pellets the 3" hop balls (got my from Midwest) seem
to end up too packed once the pellets expanded during the boil. They did appear all wet when I
Posted in thread: Scored a couple of new HD 10 Gallon coolers for $25 on 10-06-2013 at 04:54 AM
Kudos for you, that's a great deal. Now the question is....false bottom or bazooka screen?I
dident have much luck with a bazooka screen in my rectangular cooler, so I built a copper
manifold, then a c...
Posted in thread: Scored a couple of new HD 10 Gallon coolers for $25 on 10-06-2013 at 03:55 AM
Theres a place in my neighborhood called Water Heater Depot that buys
clearance/overstock/returns from Home Depot, Sears, Lowes, K-mart and others, and resells the
stuff. Lots of good deals to be had....
Posted in thread: how many people are using gelatin? on 09-02-2013 at 06:42 PM
I use Irish Moss in the keggle, then I ferment for 2 weeks, cold crash in the fermenter for 1
week, and auto siphon to the keg filtering through a nylon stocking zip tied to the auto siphon