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  • Posted in thread: Routing table help on 01-14-2011 at 10:34 PM
    Someone already mentioned backer board, but for Plywood, you would want a sacrificial board in
    front and back....especially with a straight bit

  • Posted in thread: Tweaking the color in an Irish Red on 01-04-2011 at 09:09 PM
    hmmm - i just brewed a red this weekend - and it was recommended that the roasted barley and
    black patent be added for the sparge - not the entire mash - and mine so far looks to be a good
    color. Just...

  • Posted in thread: Presents from Santa: Wrapped or Unwrapped? on 12-21-2010 at 05:33 PM
    The first year my wife and i discussed this was when my son was 3. I grew up with the presents
    wrapped, my wife grew up with them unwrapped. We did not agree. I took a poll at my work and
    the results ...

  • Posted in thread: Regular old chlorine in water - boil or let sit? on 08-18-2010 at 06:22 PM
    I let it sit overnight - and I use campden...but i may try one without the tablet. I don't
    smell any chlorine after it has sat overnight....

  • Posted in thread: The down fall of Wyeast? on 07-30-2010 at 10:41 AM
    I just went to my local shop on Wednesday, and they only had Wyeast - no White Labs. Maybe
    there are other factors at work.

  • Posted in thread: Is this what Crushed Grains are supposed to look like? on 06-30-2010 at 08:13 PM
    if i recall correctly - midwest kits are geared toward 65% efficiency also - may have to do
    with a conservative crush.

  • Posted in thread: Ferment temps - facts vs. myths please.. on 04-07-2010 at 07:41 PM
    From what I've been hearing from Jamil, an exhaustive test was done on stick-on thermometers
    and they found a 0.5 degree difference between what the thermometer was reading on the outside,
    to the actu...

  • Posted in thread: Beecher illinois on 04-03-2010 at 04:43 PM
    Welcome from good old New Lenox, IL - not to far from you.

  • Posted in thread: 1st brew...clove taste with us-05 on 03-28-2010 at 12:48 PM
    hmmm - i am doing all-grain, and use a wort chiller. as far as temp control, i use the "swamp
    cooler" in the warmer months, otherwise my basement keeps it at a steady 63 on the thermo in
    the cooler mo...

  • Posted in thread: 1st brew...clove taste with us-05 on 03-28-2010 at 02:52 AM
    i just experienced the clove taste with us-05 in ed worts pale ale recipe - everything went
    great on brew day. Air lock was active within 4 hours of pitching. When I bottled after 3 weeks
    in primary a...