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Posted in thread: Has anyone modded bathroom scales to gauge beer left in kegs? on 09-06-2013 at 04:07 AM
In answer to the original question, no, but I have wondered about it. I had to fix our bathroom
scale once and am waiting for it to break again so I can have the excuse to get a new one and
have the o...
Posted in thread: Carboy Ice Water Jacket on 08-31-2013 at 12:30 AM
There was a great post here somewhere I can't find right now that described a water bath system
controlled by a thermostat using a bucket of ice water as a cold source. I did this once too.
The idea i...
Posted in thread: Carboy Ice Water Jacket on 08-29-2013 at 04:24 AM
I did run an experiment. I was able to cool 5 gallons of water to 50 degrees with six wraps of
vinyl tubing, a pump controlled by a house thermostat, a lot of ice water and time, and a down
Posted in thread: Son of a Fermentation Chiller Hack - advice needed on 08-24-2013 at 03:51 AM
The STC1000 is a better option than using a home thermostat like in your picture for several
reasons. The most important is that the relay in the thermostat is small and intended to carry
Posted in thread: Mistakes. Read one, leave one. on 05-28-2013 at 05:50 AM
I bottled a few from a near empty keg using the "We no need no shinking beer gun" method. ( ).
I was still learning how to gently let pressure out of the bottle (while using too much
pressure in the ...
Posted in thread: the perfect temp? on 02-22-2013 at 02:51 AM
98.6°F (37°C) inside my belly
Posted in thread: Gambrinus Honey Malt on 02-16-2013 at 03:53 AM
Gambrinus Malting is actually a Canadian company. Perhaps there are friendlier shipping (or
exporting) agreements with a Canadian supplier.
Posted in thread: Should I drink it??? on 02-13-2013 at 12:54 AM
Make sure someone is taking video when you try it.
Posted in thread: keg ultrasonic liquid level sensor. on 11-29-2012 at 10:17 PM
I fixed the radiator in my car after taking a rock hit about 15 years ago. It was a small hole
but it made me a believer. I presume the hole you are making is just big enough for two or
three wires to...
Posted in thread: keg ultrasonic liquid level sensor. on 11-28-2012 at 04:52 AM
JB weld will seal the hole up well enough to hold pressure. You will want to pot your circuit
to make it submersible and may want to worry about doing it in a food safe way. There are food