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  • Posted in thread: 7.75 gallon sanke...ideas? on 05-01-2016 at 03:21 PM
    The TC gives you the ability to do closed transfer under pressure.

  • Posted in thread: Single Tier Strut - 3 Vessel on 04-30-2016 at 05:56 PM
    Yeah you're right I took a look at the website. Cool stuff, wish I had access to that gear up
    here in Canada.

  • Posted in thread: Single Tier Strut - 3 Vessel on 04-30-2016 at 01:31 PM
    Free tip: know that you will burn the zinc plating off the strut near the burners. You *really*
    don't want to be breathing in that air when it happens.

  • Posted in thread: 7.75 gallon sanke...ideas? on 04-30-2016 at 01:25 PM
    What you have right there is perfect for long-term aging. You can also ferment in it and do
    closed transfer to your serving keg.

  • Posted in thread: Experiment: PBW vs Oxyclean vs Homemade PBW on 04-29-2016 at 05:16 PM
    I can chime in a little bit here: Using homemade PBW with my (hard) Toronto water, I rinse my
    bottles in water and then immerse for a while in starsan - seems to help somewhat with the

  • Posted in thread: My new clean in place (CIP) setup on 04-28-2016 at 12:58 PM
    Spray balls are available to be had in many places. brewershardware, brewhardware, etc. ebay,
    amazon...The sticking point seems to be the fact that sufficient pressure is far in excess of
    what brew pu...

  • Posted in thread: My new clean in place (CIP) setup on 04-27-2016 at 07:59 PM
    What kind of pump do you have driving it?

  • Posted in thread: help improving 60% efficiency on 04-07-2016 at 06:54 PM
    I highly recommend getting a feeler gauge to dial in your grain mill. Between using one of
    those and doing a slow fly sparge, I hit a mash efficiency of 92% last brew.

  • Posted in thread: Rust prevention for iron pipe gas manifold? on 04-04-2016 at 12:15 PM
    Thanks for the advice all. I have access to some chems that remove rust. I'll scrub, then use
    that, and then whatever's left of my rustoleum can.

  • Posted in thread: Parts / Design for Pump box? on 04-02-2016 at 02:34 PM
    Hi! I have these two pumps: looking to do something like this with my pumps: want the DC
    adapter to be secured in the pump housing-I want to integrate a power switch with a LED light
    to indicate it'...