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  • Posted in thread: My built-in electric brewery - Post 1 on 07-30-2012 at 03:53 PM
    eBay-ed Love controllers, and coffee maker timer. A more complete description is above in the
    original post, part 4 I believe.

  • Posted in thread: My built-in electric brewery - Post 1 on 07-29-2012 at 05:02 PM
    Spa heater element is working just fine. I've probably brewed a dozen times using it, and no
    issues at all. I like it for it's low placement in the vessel so that there is good heat driven
    circulation...

  • Posted in thread: Pony eKeggle? on 06-02-2012 at 01:36 AM
    You need about 2400 watts per hour to boil off one gallon per hour. There are on line
    calculators that will help determine what size elements you need. I would suggest you get the
    spa panel type of br...

  • Posted in thread: Pony eKeggle? on 05-31-2012 at 04:52 PM
    I made an eHLT from a pony keg. I used a spa/hot tub heater that mounts through the bottom of
    the keg, using two 1/2" holes instead of the great big hole the water heater elements need. You
    can see so...

  • Posted in thread: Keg Co2 Off Flavor on 05-04-2012 at 02:10 AM
    seminoleAle,No, I don't carb through the liquid fitting, but through the gas fitting. I carb
    like many do, 30 psi, swirl the keg about for a while until I get tired, then let it sit under
    that pressur...

  • Posted in thread: Keg Co2 Off Flavor on 05-03-2012 at 07:16 PM
    Do you purge the air from the keg before filling it? You may have an issue with oxidation as
    well as young beer flavors. If you haven't purged the oxygen with CO2, you are allowing the
    beer to suck up...

  • Posted in thread: Crack in Mash tun on 05-01-2012 at 06:13 PM
    This adhesive is not for polypropylene, it is designed for ABS,PVC and CPVC, according to the
    webpage. Plastics are so different to each other that what works for one is more than likely
    not going to ...

  • Posted in thread: Crack in Mash tun on 05-01-2012 at 12:42 AM
    The cooler liner is most likely polypropylene. There are few adhesives that stick to it, and
    fewer still that are food grade and water and heat resistant. Do yourself a favor and buy a new
    cooler, and...

  • Posted in thread: New Rig and Efficiency Issues. Anyone up for a Challenge? on 05-01-2012 at 12:25 AM
    Look at your mash tun filtering setup as well. If you have a system that is prone to
    channeling, you might be leaving a lot of sugar in the mash when you do a fly sparge. I would
    suggest you do a stan...

  • Posted in thread: Clarifying Question on 05-01-2012 at 12:18 AM
    Irish moss/whirlfloc in the kettle at 5 minutes, time and cold are what I use. A few days at 35
    F will work to clarify most beers.

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