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  • Posted in thread: Kegerator monitor on 02-03-2015 at 03:07 AM
    For experimentation any load-cell will work. The FX1901 from MeasSpec is just the best one I've
    ever found. Maybe I should make a complete product and kickstart it or something. I'm sure if
    there was ...

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator monitor on 01-24-2015 at 06:04 PM
    Yes, the spark could handle a few load cells. I think it has enough pins for 6 total. An
    arduino mega could handle more. Processing power isn't necessary. The actual output is in
    ounces, I just conver...

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator monitor on 01-21-2015 at 01:10 AM
    I've built a simple "kegerator monitor" ... Basically, the electronics weigh the keg every 30
    seconds or so using and publish those values to a little web-app on my phone so I can always
    know the leve...

  • Posted in thread: 8500 BTU Portable Air Conditioner $250, SF Bay Area on 05-29-2014 at 04:54 PM
    Like-new portable air conditioner. Great for keeping a celler/fermentation closet at the
    desired temperature and dehumidified. I've used it this way for a while... just upgraded to a
    bigger unit and b...

  • Posted in thread: Shared fermentation space on 07-26-2012 at 06:49 PM
    Just a random question:We recently massively upgraded and built our own walk-in style chiller,
    with a glycol unit to boot (for cold crashing and other rapid chilling). The walk-in can keep
    things with...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone ever made Quinoa beer? on 03-28-2012 at 05:51 PM
    Anyone tried an Quinoa-Mead? Would the sweetness cancel out some of that "horrid taste"?

  • Posted in thread: (Bay area, CA only)2 ball lock kegs for 2 pin lock kegs on 01-05-2012 at 11:51 PM
    I'm in the same boat as phoenixs4r actually. I have a couple ball locks that have been sitting
    around my backyard for a year now, and I'm not planning any conversion anytime soon. Anyone
    else want to ...

  • Posted in thread: BeerSmith IBU issues on 12-10-2011 at 11:59 PM
    Try out the IBU calculator here (if you have an iPhone):

  • Posted in thread: IBU Calculator on 12-10-2011 at 11:53 PM
    I'm still messing with stuff to help out my homebrew projects :) So I added an IBU calculator
    based on Glenn Tinseth's equations and included some average AA% as defaults. You have to use
    an iPhone to...

  • Posted in thread: iPhone ABV calculator on 11-24-2011 at 05:48 PM
    Thanks! I'll keep working on it too. I think I want to add an IBU calculator next.