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Posted in thread: StarSan and Hard Water on 01-24-2013 at 09:58 PM
I use a little more Star San, about 1.5 oz per 5 gallons, use it once to support a
brewing/cleaning session and toss it. I guess I'm not frugal.
Posted in thread: Report Problems Here on 07-06-2012 at 11:53 PM
This may be worth checking out to make sure...- I am not logged in- A friend Googled my forum
name and said that my Wicked Daddy forum name was the first on the Google list (cool!). Upon
clicking on t...
Posted in thread: Anal retentive brewer? Shoot from the hip? on 05-15-2012 at 07:08 PM
I shoot from the hip anally retentively.
Posted in thread: Are you a perfector or an explorer? on 05-15-2012 at 07:05 PM
I experiment with recipe creation and if something works well, it becomes a regular in my
rotation. The most popular is a Helles that my wife requires we have on hand at all times. As
long as I keep h...
Posted in thread: Creating a Recipe and Developing a Beer Palate on 05-02-2012 at 09:58 PM
As Duboman stated, a SMaSH brew will help you with understanding a very simple recipe and then
you can build on it. When I first started all grain brewing, I brewed an all 2 row pale and
cascade hop b...
Posted in thread: Stout Tanks and Kettles - $400 14.5 Gal Conical on 04-26-2012 at 05:32 PM
Think you could throw in a few pics of the racking arm? I'm curious about how exactly that part
rotates and seals. I would really appreciate it.Here you go:You can see the 2 O-rings. These
seal the ar...
Posted in thread: Stout Tanks and Kettles - $400 14.5 Gal Conical on 04-26-2012 at 05:11 PM
Terry,The sprayer arm and female compression fitting came from Bargain Fittings. cut 3/4 inch
off the short side to gain more clearance. Also, it comes with a male compression fitting but I
chose to ...
Posted in thread: Stout Tanks and Kettles - $400 14.5 Gal Conical on 04-26-2012 at 04:31 PM
Perhaps this is true... I'm not a machinist and maybe I'm doing it wrong. I use high RPMs
because a couple times the bit has grabbed the steel and caused a warped hole that I then had
to work on to ma...
Posted in thread: Stout Tanks and Kettles - $400 14.5 Gal Conical on 04-24-2012 at 04:23 PM
Thanks! Ask all the questions you like.Yes, the camlocks and most other hardware came from
Bargain Fittings. The sprayer is made from a dip tube and a female compression fitting. Here is
the dip tube:...
Posted in thread: Stout Tanks and Kettles - $400 14.5 Gal Conical on 04-24-2012 at 02:57 AM
Cpirius,I'll need to take some pics of that. Basically, the racking arm has two o-rings on it
that seal the arm in the port. You loosen the tri-clamp a lttle and then turn the arm
carefully. The handl...