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  • Brewing,Riding,PC Gaming,Bowling
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  • Barrett Bogner
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  • I'm a noobie. BuzzedBomber got me started in July 2010. I'm building up my setup right now so we can start alternating brew sites.
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  • Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 01-26-2012 at 05:28 PM
    I think it has a lot to do with water chemistry and equipment. I have relatively high pH
    water(8.5) from the tap. So I imagine that makes the rust problem more severe in my case.
    People with more norm...

  • Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 01-26-2012 at 03:53 PM
    My ULWD Camco rusted after the first use only. Never saw anymore I cannot imagine that a
    sacrificial will do anything over this short of a use the element base is still going to rust
    even with the sac...

  • Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 01-26-2012 at 03:16 PM
    The elements with the anode attached are interesting, but maybe not worth messing with if we
    don't have much/any experience or feedback with themConsidering I couldn't find a 5500 watt
    version easily,...

  • Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 01-26-2012 at 03:12 PM
    An aluminum pot probably works due to the sheer surface area of it and less electrical
    resistance from connections and dissimilar metals. I can definitely say an aluminum anode
    doesn't work in a SS co...

  • Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 01-26-2012 at 01:58 PM
    Does that mean adding enough Magnesium in the form of brewing salts would be enough to act as
    an anode? Or would that just take way too much salt?No, that won't work.I'm curious about all
    of this - I'...

  • Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 01-26-2012 at 02:41 AM
    You'd be surprised to know that you can indeed see corrosion on the rod. I've been using mine
    for about a year and it's noticeable. It also tends to flake off towards the bottom while water
    is sitting...

  • Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 01-25-2012 at 09:46 PM
    Furthermore, the Camco RV Mg anodes in this thread have the steel/aluminum core visible as soon
    as you get them anyways. Like they were cut from a bigger rod. Hasn't had any negative effects.
    Not that...

  • Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 10-08-2011 at 08:37 PM
    They are metal so they can hold a good amount of weightMetal top and magnets, probably not a
    good combo. But hey, maybe it's aluminum (doubt it).

  • Posted in thread: Element rust no more! on 09-24-2011 at 04:36 AM
    After brewing a few batches I've notice nasty rust on the hlt and none on the boil. I'm brewing
    tomorrow and planned to just swap the elements. Do you think that will solve the problem? I had
    a feelin...

  • Posted in thread: $40 DIY Conical (+ keg, no welding) on 09-22-2011 at 08:11 PM
    Why not cut the top off like you would a normal keggle conversion. Size it to a pot lid and use
    a sheet silicone gasket from McMaster to seal it? Then you could ensure no problem spots by
    soldering th...

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