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Posted in thread: Crimps on 07-22-2016 at 04:10 AM
Yeah, I figured out they don't leave much room in the connector when you put the back she'll
on. I probably will end up taking it apart, crimping it, and trying again.Good idea, just a
more reliable c...
Posted in thread: help cleaning up a infected primary on 07-22-2016 at 04:03 AM
A lot of good suggestions. suggestions. Thanks for the help. I know people say just throw it
away. But I'm from the school of fix it if you can. I hate throwing something away that can be
Posted in thread: Crimps on 07-21-2016 at 04:14 AM
What's the general practice for stranded wire hookups? It seems like a lot of European regs
call for crimps on stranded wire that goes into terminals, but not in the U.S. Does anyone else
use crimps o...
Posted in thread: help cleaning up a infected primary on 07-21-2016 at 01:55 AM
With plastic there is no guarantees you will kill all the bad things using a sanitizer. Alcohol
will have the same problems as a sanitizer, it won't get into all the nooks and crannies. Me,
I'd look i...
Posted in thread: Harvested yeast off-gassing in refrigerator? on 07-20-2016 at 01:49 AM
Yeast don't really go to sleep, they just slow way down on their metabolism. So, yes, they
could still be actively chewing away at sugars. You may also have had some pressure build up
from CO2 saturat...
Posted in thread: Height for Mash Lauter Tun on 07-20-2016 at 01:45 AM
You just need the bottom of the MLT above the highest point of your collection vessel and
gravity will take care of the rest. Or, put your MLT on the ground so you can sparge into it
from an elevated ...
Posted in thread: 6 AWG terminal for SSRs? on 07-13-2016 at 04:23 PM
Then you can use 10AWG wire to you SSR's. You will need 30A fuses in all hot lines when going
to 10AWG wire from the main feed. Doesn't matter the SSR's are rated for 80A, as you won't draw
more than ...
Posted in thread: 6 AWG terminal for SSRs? on 07-12-2016 at 11:40 PM
Out of curiosity, how much wattage are your element(s) drawing from the 80a SSR?Right now, I am
going to be going with a 4500 and 5500 given my average voltage I see at my house. Should put
me in the ...
Posted in thread: 6 AWG terminal for SSRs? on 07-12-2016 at 03:42 PM
What terminal ends are people using to connect their 80 amp SSRs on their 50 amp panels? I'm
not seeing a lot out there for 6 AWG that are not automotive and I don't care to screw down
bare wire into ...
Posted in thread: Fining Lacto on 07-08-2016 at 05:29 PM
Doing a lacto starter now and don't want to wait for it to settle, don't want to expedite
things with tossing it in the fridge, and I don't want to pour the entire starter into my beer.
Has anyone use...