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Posted in thread: How does a spammer get 84 posts? on 07-03-2015 at 12:06 PM
Just out of curiosity, why? Other than being malicious, what do the spammers get? I can't see
any reason that any HBT user would ever click on one of these obvious spam posts.
Posted in thread: Show us your sculpture or brew rig on 07-02-2015 at 01:36 PM
Was using an old piece of laminate desktop for my brewing surface. It gave me more space, but
was beat up and didn't handle liquids well. Any moisture on it left the area an ugly white spot
for a few ...
Posted in thread: Down Time Tomorrow on 06-26-2015 at 02:43 AM
Wait. Aren't you self-employed?!?!?! I thought only people who worked for others surfed HBT at
work.Technically you're correct since people who work for others can be making money while they
Posted in thread: Down Time Tomorrow on 06-25-2015 at 11:29 PM
Thanks for planning this around my schedule. I'll be traveling to Pittsburgh tomorrow (visit
the distant grandkids).I'd be lost without HBT at work. The brain need temporary diversions to
Posted in thread: Loc Line to run a whirlpool on 06-25-2015 at 09:34 PM
LinkSo I called the company that manufactures Loc-Line and spoke to their sales manager.Here's
the skinny:The 170 degree temperature guideline is for mechanical reasons. At temps higher than
than the ...
Posted in thread: What's the best way to attached the temperature controller's therometer on fermenter? on 06-25-2015 at 07:23 PM
. . . I set my ITC-1000 to regulate at 65F, differential of about 2F, and compressor delay at 3
minutes.In my opinion, 3 minutes is too short of an anti-short cycle delay. I'd add at least 5
Posted in thread: show us all your fermentation closets/chambers here on 06-23-2015 at 04:06 PM
It ain't pretty inside . . .Nice job! Pretty don't count. Similar to my system . . .
Posted in thread: What's an accurate evaporation rate for the hour long boil? on 06-22-2015 at 11:39 PM
My pre-boil volume can vary as I use the SG and pH of the final runnings to determine when to
end the sparge. ...but the most significant effect on the boil rate is heat addition......make
Posted in thread: What's an accurate evaporation rate for the hour long boil? on 06-20-2015 at 11:14 AM
The key is to make sure you use the same position for your gas valve on burner every time so
you are adding the same amount of heat on each brew.....if your flame is higher or lower from
brew to brew ...
Posted in thread: Cooler mash/lauter tun on 06-20-2015 at 01:02 AM
I quickly discovered the spigot hole was WAY too big for a 3/8" nipple . . . in fact it's too
big for a 1/2" and too small for a 3/4". My first MLT was a 3 gallon Igloo with an Italian