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  • Posted in thread: New Williams O2 regulator on 09-08-2013 at 12:51 AM
    I have a regulator that appears identical except for the bottle connector. Mine has a yoke that
    goes around the post of a medical oxygen cylinder. If you search for medical oxygen regulator
    on ebay yo...

  • Posted in thread: Additional information from Midwest Supplies on 09-07-2013 at 07:45 PM
    In my opinion, the facts of the breach should have been communicated from the very start. There
    is the chance that doing so would cost the company some sales, but it's seems apparent that not
    saying a...

  • Posted in thread: Important Statement From Midwest Supplies on 09-03-2013 at 08:03 AM
    I'm going to assume those that are claiming they were affected by this issue did not choose to
    save a credit card in their Midwest account. My account has no cards saved. If you did, you
    chose to bypa...

  • Posted in thread: Rethinking My Sanitation Practices (Persistent Infection) on 09-03-2013 at 07:12 AM
    What are you using for sanitizer? How are you cooling your wort? No accusations in the
    question, just wanting a clearer picture.You mentioned something about forced wort sample. What
    do you mean? I've...

  • Posted in thread: Why not go bigger? on 09-03-2013 at 02:51 AM
    I had this same question awhile back and the overwhelming response was the possibility of
    infection since the growth rate of wild yeast and other micro organisms is a lot faster than
    the "good" yeast....

  • Posted in thread: Why not go bigger? on 09-02-2013 at 06:09 AM
    I've been propagating yeast for myself and my brew buds, primarily WLP-001 California Ale and
    WLP-530 Abbey Ale. I started with 1 liter starters, going through the step-up process to get
    multiple jars...

  • Posted in thread: FG of 1.006 and tastes sweet? on 04-07-2013 at 01:57 PM
    It tested as 8.5% ABV, and 23.3 IBU per Brewsmith. That is on the low end of the scale for
    Golden Strong Belgians.

  • Posted in thread: FG of 1.006 and tastes sweet? on 04-07-2013 at 08:56 AM
    I have a Golden Strong Belgian that just came out of the fermentor. The FG is 1.006 according
    to two hydrometers and my new refractometer (corrections applied). The OG was 1.072. I tasted
    the sample u...

  • Posted in thread: Washing Yeast with Chlorine Dioxide? on 04-01-2013 at 06:08 AM
    I washed five yeast pitches this past Saturday before throwing into fermentors. I was using
    half-pint jars, and each had 100 ml of densely packed yeast plus water to the top. I put one
    crushed tablet ...

  • Posted in thread: Question on reading a refractometer on 03-25-2013 at 02:23 AM
    I have a new refractometer I have been using for a while with favorable results, particularly
    when comparing to hydrometer readings. But I took a reading this afternoon that was unlike all
    others and ...

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