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Posted in thread: FYI: You can brew on 120v on 10-14-2015 at 03:07 AM
Many brewers constantly ask if they can brew using 120v. The default answer is "no", but from
my experience, the answer can be "yes". It will just take a while longer. Over the weekend I've
brewed a 1...
Posted in thread: Minimalistic 120v Mash Temperature Controller on 10-13-2015 at 07:37 AM
I finished up building this today. I went with a 50. Cal ammo box (11x7x5.5") instead of the
7.62mm I think you used.Gave me a bit more space to work with and I found it a cramped space to
work in any...
Posted in thread: New house - Brewery/Garage build on 10-13-2015 at 07:08 AM
Lol 15 months later I'm finally done!Needless to say, it took longer than expected.Over the
last 15 months I've been slowly working on hanging the cabinets, installing counter tops, water
hookups and ...
Posted in thread: Why do you hate brewing? on 09-22-2015 at 07:24 PM
Getting water everywhere in the house. Then the endless wave of bitching about soon to be
warped furniture and things like that.YES! I used to have a small 900sqft condo with tiny
kitchen. Did not sto...
Posted in thread: Why do you hate brewing? on 09-22-2015 at 07:20 PM
I think everyone hates cleaning. If there were a maid service offered just to clean my
equipment and allow me to continue smashing beers on brew day, I'd sign-up in a heartbeat.Lol.
BrewMaids, Uber st...
Posted in thread: Why do you hate brewing? on 09-22-2015 at 07:16 PM
What bothers me is not a particular task, but the ever present possibility of an infection. I
had one and did not enjoy the experience.Totally agree, nothing worse than spending 2-3 weeks
and ending u...
Posted in thread: Why do you hate brewing? on 09-22-2015 at 06:45 PM
What about brewing do you dislike the most? Obviously we love brewing, that’s why we’re here.
But there are things we could go without. The reason I ask is so we can identify what causes
Posted in thread: cutting 1.25" hole in pot with dremel? on 10-28-2014 at 08:13 PM
I've been using the same step bit from Harbor Freight for about 2 years now. They are
surprisingly strong. Just be careful with them and clamp whatever you're drilling FIRMLY. 10
stitches on my finger...
Posted in thread: SSR question on 09-29-2014 at 08:04 PM
Fotek SSRs are fine. They'll work just as well. You're only pushing 240v through it, well
withing the range.
Posted in thread: sous vide brewing on 09-15-2014 at 11:58 PM
I make steaks in my kettle quite often, once you start "brewing" them it's hard to got back.
Throw all the seasoning plus some butter in the bag, seal it, throw it into the water at 132
degrees for an...