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Posted in thread: Finally starting my single tier build. on 08-24-2015 at 11:48 PM
That's why many of us doing direct fired RIMS use a temperature controller. If you set the MLT
up to do a continuous recirculation, you can then have a temp controller fire the burner on/off
Posted in thread: Finally starting my single tier build. on 08-23-2015 at 05:35 AM
With 2 runs under my belt on my new single tier system, maintaining mash temps have been
challenging with the direct fire. I notice I need to turn on the flame every 15 minutes for
like 2 minutes, rin...
Posted in thread: Brew station first run! on 08-16-2015 at 05:48 AM
Cool setup. Wish you luck with it. Happy Brewing!
Posted in thread: Water Test - Ward Labs on 08-15-2015 at 11:50 PM
Any thoughts from the water guys?
Posted in thread: Grain vs. Extract cost at your LHBS on 08-15-2015 at 11:48 PM
I don't understand how a shop can expect these markups to not drive customers to Internet
shops. I get 11 bucks for 3 lbs of dme.Bobby has GREAT prices on grains, compared to my local
shop. He's a lit...
Posted in thread: Water Test - Ward Labs on 08-15-2015 at 01:12 PM
So I messed around with a free water calculator and got these results with my water + 50%
diluted w/distilled + 5g of gypsum...According to these numbers on that spreadsheet, I fall
within Palmer's Re...
Posted in thread: Grain vs. Extract cost at your LHBS on 08-15-2015 at 09:34 AM
I get my bulk grains at $.70 a pound. 3# bag of DME runs maybe $14Buying bulk grains is the way
to go. Now if only the Philly area had another bulk buy going on...
Posted in thread: Water Test - Ward Labs on 08-15-2015 at 08:46 AM
No. The bicarbonate is too high, as is the chloride.You can dilute 50% with distilled (or RO
water), and that's probably the best bet.If your beers taste great with that water, then of
course it's ok....
Posted in thread: 60qt. Ice Cube Mash Tun Build - $cheap and simple on 08-14-2015 at 10:09 PM
@Wreck99 did this: @aledawg did this: is similar to theirs. I don't have a picture of it
but this is how it flows: it worked out really well. I loved that cooler mash tun. Served me
well for 3+ ...