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  • Posted in thread: Mash and sparge volumes on 02-13-2016 at 05:22 PM
    All brew setups are different. When you see a recipe, it was made by a brewer with different
    equipment than yours. For example boil-off. That recipe does not seem out of line using my
    equipment, but i...

  • Posted in thread: Mash tun losing 5+degrees on 02-13-2016 at 04:51 AM
    That being said, a hollow lid versus the exact same lid filled with foam, a hollow lid is a
    better insulator.I'm not going to pile on, but I did literally LOL.

  • Posted in thread: Motor too small for milling? on 02-12-2016 at 02:41 AM
    Ah, I am comparing to my Barley crusher which has 1-1/4" rollers. They suggest 500 RPM, and I
    would have to do the math to find for surface speed of the two.BC recommends 500 RPM... I run
    at 300 RPM, ...

  • Posted in thread: Mash tun losing 5+degrees on 02-12-2016 at 02:19 AM
    You said it was a Rubbermaid... it's an Igloo and it does make a difference.Insulate it better.
    use foil, do everything suggested to make it better or get a better cooler.

  • Posted in thread: Motor too small for milling? on 02-11-2016 at 02:41 AM
    1/2 hp is plenty, but reduction of 10:1 means a final drive of only 175 rpm. A little slow

  • Posted in thread: Could one of the H2O gurus look at my water report and make suggestions? on 02-09-2016 at 04:40 AM
    My only suggestion is to stop obsessing about water mineral levels.Yeah, I disagree...Getting a
    handle on your water is one of the basics in brewing beer in my opinion.OP, just get the
    household test....

  • Posted in thread: 1/2" ID Reinforced Silicone Tubing on 02-09-2016 at 02:15 AM
    PM sent.

  • Posted in thread: Stopping Carbonation in Bottles? on 02-09-2016 at 12:59 AM
    What temp was the second one that spewed?

  • Posted in thread: Achiveve natural carbonation at end of lagering on 02-09-2016 at 12:54 AM
    Lots of us ferment in a keg for carbonation and ease of transfer: would say that if your
    fementation is almost over, you missed the opportunity unless you add priming sugar.

  • Posted in thread: Need a Small, Quiet & Effective Malt Mill! on 02-07-2016 at 04:17 AM
    I hear the JSP Maltmill will wade through grain manually as fast as smaller ones that are
    powered. That may be a good fit for you if you want to go manual to keep the noise down.They
    offer base units ...

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