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  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber built with window A/C unit on 03-28-2012 at 11:42 PM
    [quote=kbrtny;2958587]I'm actually doing a super simple controller for my first version. I am
    using an MSP430G2231 with a built in temp sensor, a basic relay driver chip, and a 12v relay to
    bypass my ...

  • Posted in thread: Wood Brutus 10 on 03-27-2012 at 01:15 AM
    I just bought the low pressure orifices. They were $7 a piece at Brewer's Hardware. ( read a
    lot of post about drilling them out. Since I didn't have the right drill bit I figured by the
    time purchas...

  • Posted in thread: Wood Brutus 10 on 03-25-2012 at 01:07 AM
    Well after nearly 3 months waiting my burners arrived! Installed them this weekend and hooked
    up the gas valves. Now to start working on the running wire and building my control panel.

  • Posted in thread: Wood Brutus 10 on 02-12-2012 at 01:11 AM
    New update: Put together my gas manifold. set it in place but not attached yet. Still waiting
    for my burner from Agri-Supply...ordered in December and then they went back order...were
    supposed to be h...

  • Posted in thread: Wood Brutus 10 on 01-04-2012 at 04:18 AM
    My previous stand is wood too. No issues with scorching. My current design and old one utilizes
    an air gap and I find this works very well. The only concern I have is my banjo burners I have
    on order ...

  • Posted in thread: One stop shop tutorial for automated propane? on 01-01-2012 at 05:37 PM
    Here you go. I drew this up for you this morning. The VR8200A is $50 on Ebay and you can find
    the Q314A for $7.00. You do not need an SSR. You will need a PID controller, 24 volt
    transformer and RTD (...

  • Posted in thread: Wood Brutus 10 on 11-18-2011 at 09:27 PM
    I've seen it in Home depot and Lowes for the sheet steal. I'm planning on cutting hole in the
    bottom in the diameter of the burners and then attaching with L-brackets. The burners will be
    basically re...

  • Posted in thread: Wood Brutus 10 on 11-17-2011 at 11:36 PM
    A minor update. Installed the cross members to support the keggles. Up next is to buy my
    burners...thanks everyone for the advice. I am going to go with the 10" banjo's for all of
    them. Here are a cou...

  • Posted in thread: Tsar Bomba Russian Imperial Stout on 10-29-2011 at 07:30 PM
    LBOZMALT OR FERMENTABLE108 Pale Malt (Maris Otter)20 Crystal 40L18 Briess Munich Malt14
    American Chocolate10 Flaked Barley04 Black Patent MaltAdd two Madagascar vanilla beans, split
    lengthwise and scr...

  • Posted in thread: Wood Brutus 10 on 10-29-2011 at 02:54 PM
    I plan on mounting the burners to the basin using L-brackets. That basin is some pretty stout
    stuff. I plan on using black iron pipe as the gas line which will also provide some support.
    I'll have to ...

Fermenters: Empty Kegs: Vanilla Porter and Smoked Chipotle Ale, Barley Wine Partigyle Bottles: Barley Wine, Smoked Stout, Orange Clove Mead, Raspberry Mead, Hard Cider Up next: Pliney the Elder Clone