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Posted in thread: Thermoelectric fermentor temp control on 08-28-2015 at 05:44 PM
I believe that is an unfair assumption on your part. You have no way of knowing what the
enclosure, electronics, and brew jacket cost to have produced, much less the packaging and
shipping.I am sure h...
Posted in thread: Thermoelectric fermentor temp control on 08-27-2015 at 11:37 PM
I don't disagree that the parts to make it seem cheap, but honestly how many people do you see
engineering a TEC based solution that is immersed? Not many. Everyone wants to slap a bunch of
them on th...
Posted in thread: Thermoelectric fermentor temp control on 08-27-2015 at 11:57 AM
I spent a fair amount of time tinkering with Peltier elements a few years back. They are quite
inefficient but as you rightfully stated, very simplistic. There are a few commercial examples
that use t...
Posted in thread: Thermoelectric fermentor temp control on 08-27-2015 at 11:55 AM
I posted this elsewhere today, so ...Stouts website has a pdf where a customer did a set up for
their fermenters and its very well documented.You can get a lot of good ideas from that
Posted in thread: What pump from these 2 do you recommend? on 08-26-2015 at 12:56 AM
509 brews? WOW!!!lol sorry... typo... only just over 50..Seriously though the majority of the
failures are from people using crap $4 wall wort power supplies that often fail. or underpower
the pump wi...
Posted in thread: Help me spend $2K on Complete (almost) System on 08-26-2015 at 12:45 AM
At that budget level I would really consider tri-clamp kettle options. I lose an hour every
brew day, at the end, to disassemble all of my threaded and weldless fittings. That's every
valve and kettle...
Posted in thread: What pump from these 2 do you recommend? on 08-23-2015 at 04:15 PM
I've considered those tan pumps but i read on the forum that aren't really reliable, so for 20
$, if 2-3 broke on me i get close to the price of the vortex for example. I don't have a budget
Posted in thread: What pump from these 2 do you recommend? on 08-22-2015 at 04:05 PM
Any reason these are not being considered? I have both the 12v and 24v (which are better) and
they work well....
Posted in thread: Cheap pump and FDA approved 12v 100c on 08-22-2015 at 03:58 PM
Curious on the longevity you are all getting out of these small pumps? It's been a couple years
since I started the thread.I have 6 of them and have over 50 brew sessions plus hours of
Posted in thread: Control for Hotrod on 08-20-2015 at 11:54 AM
Well I have a pid for my main element already. The still dragon kit says it's for 220V if I'm
not mistaken that is interchangeable for 120 correct?you need a pid controller those wont work
well for yo...