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Posted in thread: Counterflow Chiller Tutorial on 11-01-2011 at 08:23 PM
Coppertubingsales also has the reducers, in case you are also ordering your tubing from them...
Posted in thread: Never dump your beer!!! Patience IS a virtue!!! Time heals all things, even beer! on 01-26-2011 at 05:50 PM
Just thought I'd add my experiences...I brewed a Honey lager once with some Safelager S-23.
This Beer has no idea how close it came to the drain... After 3 weeks of Primary/Secondary
fermentation in t...
Posted in thread: Anyway to tell if you kinked you CFC on 01-21-2011 at 10:03 PM
I would definitely not try to unroll it...Even if you can unroll it without introducing more
kinks, you'll have a hell of a time rolling it back up... I unrolled my IC (very very
carefully) to make a ...
Posted in thread: Control Panel VS Computer on 01-18-2011 at 10:53 PM
Ya, I've spent the last couple hours over on the BCS Wiki and Forums... It looks like there
will be a little bit of a learning curve, but like anything else, once you get the hang of it
things should ...
Posted in thread: Control Panel VS Computer on 01-18-2011 at 04:34 PM
I've been torn between a PID control panel and going with a BCS system... Right now I'm
strongly leaning going the Auber PID route. I like the idea of a PID based control panel...
having the ability t...
Posted in thread: 3500w boil kettle controller ?'s on 01-17-2011 at 04:25 PM
Yep, that's my diagram... I haven't built my system yet, but I put that graphic together based
on other builds on here. I'd put the switch before the SSR's... right after your power cord
comes into th...
Posted in thread: How to control the boil with a heating element on 01-12-2011 at 07:11 PM
Oooh... lookie here. Would this one work without an SSR? According to its rating, it would work
for a 4000w or lower element at 220v.
Posted in thread: How to control the boil with a heating element on 01-12-2011 at 07:03 PM
Just a thought you have to replace one of the capacitors in that circuit to slow down the timer
in order to control otherwise the pulseing is way to fast for boil kettles. Do a search as I
Posted in thread: How to control the boil with a heating element on 01-12-2011 at 05:51 PM
My first controller was PWM it was $7.99 from ans a wallwort are all that is necessary to
fire the SSR you can put the entire setup into a plastic box from home depot for $20. They work
Posted in thread: How to control the boil with a heating element on 01-12-2011 at 04:49 PM
I have full intentions on building a control panel eventually, but I don't have the funds or
the time to build what I want right now... so in the meantime my thoughts were to use a 5500
watt element @...