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  • Posted in thread: How to prime Chugger pump on 09-21-2016 at 05:35 PM
    I fully open the outlet valve before opening the valve on the kettle feeding the pump. That
    way, the incoming liquid can push the air out. No priming issues that way. Once it is primed
    you can close t...

  • Posted in thread: How to prime Chugger pump on 09-21-2016 at 12:14 AM
    Mounting the head pointing straight up will trap a small amount of air at the top of the
    impeller chamber.If you take it apart and look, the outlet port is machined into the top when
    the outlet points...

  • Posted in thread: mash pH sample the day after on 09-13-2016 at 02:22 AM
    154F is dangerously close the the max temp of that meter.I suspect that the temp had something
    to do with it. Try cooling a sample next time and see if it as predicted.

  • Posted in thread: Pale ale help on 09-09-2016 at 01:46 AM
    I prefer cascade over citra.

  • Posted in thread: Counter Pressure Tap difficulties. Help!! on 09-08-2016 at 02:14 AM
    OK, I'll give it a go...I have made my own similar set ups.It should be easy enough to figure
    out your Co2 side of the inlet. When connected correctly, gas will come out the upper (outer)
    tube at the ...

  • Posted in thread: List of PJ Electrical Diagrams on 08-29-2016 at 10:09 PM
    I may have what you are looking. I made copies of images that I am working with.Anybody with
    saved images should host them, or give them to somebody to host them.I could do it if nobody
    else wants to,...

  • Posted in thread: Measuring water volumes on 08-29-2016 at 08:58 PM
    You can squeeze the last bit of wort by pressing the grain bed with a lid. Then calculate how
    much more wort you need for your pre-boil and add that amount of water for your sparge. You
    should collect...

  • Posted in thread: Water differences on 08-29-2016 at 08:51 PM
    OK, after you brew, and then want to "start messing with different aspects of the water
    chemistry", you still need to know where you are starting, before knowing what additions or
    dilutions are needed...

  • Posted in thread: Water for Calibrating Ph Meter on 08-25-2016 at 07:27 PM
    Use the buffers, they are cheap on-line.

  • Posted in thread: Opinions needed on some equipment. on 08-25-2016 at 07:17 PM
    A pressure gauge that is in contact with beer is not a good thing. Un-needed in my opinion.

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