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Posted in thread: RO Water Storage on 07-16-2010 at 12:11 PM
Talk to your LHBS about getting one of their empty extract barrels. You could probably get one
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Loose, cheese cloth filter? on 06-28-2010 at 02:36 AM
What beerthirty posted a picture of is used to aerate wort, so I'm not sure why he posted that.
I would stay as far away from that as you can at this stage in the game. That's what I use when
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Loose, cheese cloth filter? on 06-25-2010 at 12:42 PM
Wrap the cheese cloth loosely around your racking cane. Then while racking pull the cloth a
little so hops don't pack up around the opening and stop the flow. you can also use something
like this on t...
Posted in thread: Propane leak on stand on 06-25-2010 at 12:34 PM
You can pick up a flaring kit at HF for about $10-15. While not the quality of the ones Beemer
mentioned, will do the job.
Posted in thread: bottling from keg - how long will carb last..... on 06-22-2010 at 12:04 PM
I've gone 6 weeks with the BMBF. Very little carbonation was lost in the head space.
Posted in thread: Questions about brewstand built. on 06-22-2010 at 12:02 PM
The 8610 can be used to control solenoid valves for gas flow. That way you can keep the system
high pressure. You would need a separate solenoid valve to control pilot flow. The difference
Posted in thread: I'd like to take a taste, but it's still very slightly bubbling on 06-21-2010 at 11:57 PM
It will die when you rack off of the yeast and dry it or flash freeze it. Don't worry about the
yeast. Any bottle condition beer or sparkling wine has live yeast in it. RDWHAHB, live yeast is
Posted in thread: Oxygenating in-line with plate chiller on 06-15-2010 at 12:38 PM
I use a flow meter to control O2 flow. It works fine and I thought it would take one less step
out of the process. It didn't because now I have to disassemble to clean the stone.
Posted in thread: False Bottoms, Diptubes, Bazookas Oh My! on 06-10-2010 at 12:48 PM
Screens tend to clog up in BKs from hot break and loose hop material. Your MLT plans are what
most of that use FBs do. I use hop bags and don't worry about break material, it settles in the
Posted in thread: Noob needs clarification about swamp coolers on 06-10-2010 at 01:12 AM
In a dry climate (like the southwest) a swamp cooler can drop temps 20-25 degrees below
ambient. This is best best case scenario. In moister climes they don't work so well. Plus on
using the fan, anot...