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Posted in thread: 5 Gallon Brew Rig - Now with DIY Tippy Dump! on 11-30-2016 at 05:46 AM
That is some nice work. I love the overkill.But, the tippy dump is on the wrong piece of
equipment. A valve is easier, and probably safer, for transferring the mash water. Dry grain
doesn't weigh very...
Posted in thread: 5 Gallon Brew Rig - Now with DIY Tippy Dump! on 11-29-2016 at 02:09 PM
I think they are 1/2" dia. alloy steel socket head screws which is more than big enough for
what I'm using them for. What size are the ones you are considering?I am thinking to use as
shoulder screw t...
Posted in thread: 5 Gallon Brew Rig - Now with DIY Tippy Dump! on 11-29-2016 at 06:03 AM
The bearing pillow blocks were taken from a used machine that I saved from the trash. I welded
large hex-nuts on to the tilt frame and then put socket head cap screws through the bearings
and into th...
Posted in thread: PWM for Boil Kettle Control on 12-24-2015 at 06:31 AM
disclaimer: I am not an electrician - just a DIY guy with some tech fun.SSRs are triggered by
the PWM unit. The voltage and amperage you switch with the SSR is independent from the
low-voltage side (t...
Posted in thread: 20g Stout/Kal Build and Bar on 06-02-2015 at 05:55 AM
My girlfriend purchased my 12.5 gallon conical from stout tanks through ebay and the quality
was is great. KUDOS!!Mine agreed on the 50amp breaker in the garage thus she will be able to
run a pottery...
Posted in thread: Automated/closed system HERMS layout on 01-16-2015 at 05:45 AM
I get the one-wire idea when it comes to, i.e. sensors like DS1820 and controllers. I just
having seen it the other way around (controller-->one-wire-valvecontrol) in the context of
Posted in thread: In Search Of A True Clean In Place System on 01-15-2015 at 04:44 PM
correct me if I am thinking the wrong way but you should be able to drop one of the pumps and
the second rims tube.I suggest to draw flow-workflows and then you also will see that the three
Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 12-31-2014 at 05:10 PM
I'll post some pictures of the final thing once done, in the meantime, I figured I could at
least post a picture of the pillar as it stands today (finished the first coat of Polyurethane
Posted in thread: Beaglebone Electric Build on 12-28-2014 at 02:25 AM
subscribed..... I am still contemplating between rpi and bbb.... still trying to figure out
what will work best with my needs and past programming skills in JS and .NET
Posted in thread: Automated/closed system HERMS layout on 12-22-2014 at 06:12 PM
"my HERMS has 6 temperature sensors and 12 ball valves, controlled by 6 dual ball valve
controllers. These are all on the same OneWire bus"you had me at "dual ball valve controller"