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Posted in thread: How much for grain? on 07-24-2007 at 05:21 AM
I recently picked up a sack of Rahr Pale Ale malt from a semi-local brewery for $20. Any time I
head to a brewery/brewpub, I talk with the brewer and see if they'll sell to homebrewers. This
Posted in thread: Welding the ball valve directly? on 07-23-2007 at 05:27 PM
What are you planning on doing if/when the ball valve should fail?
Posted in thread: Regulator decision? on 07-20-2007 at 03:33 PM
Yarg, I saw the thread for those Surplus regulators earlier, but they're no good to be without
a primary regulator...Anybody have a suggestion on finding a cheap one? Without skimping, of
Posted in thread: Regulator decision? on 07-19-2007 at 09:03 PM
Can I make the tank regulator by buying one of the cheap reg bodies and a tank pressure gage?
No. They are not rated to handle the pressure from the CO2 tank directly; only secondary
pressure. I don't...
Posted in thread: Regulator decision? on 07-19-2007 at 07:28 PM
What I meant by not needing to remove the dispensing line to force carbonate is that the
easiest and most common (read cheapest) CO2 setup is to run tubing from the regulator to each
keg, using barbed...
Posted in thread: Regulator decision? on 07-19-2007 at 06:40 PM
Also take into consideration how you plan on carbonating your beer, and if you plan on having
soda on tap. If you force carbonate, you will not need to remove the dispensing CO2 and adjust
Posted in thread: sankey keg disassembly on 07-19-2007 at 01:23 AM
Posted in thread: Preventing Therminator clogging on 07-17-2007 at 11:03 PM
You could buy a Hop Stopper. He has a PDF that shows it in use with the Therminator.
Posted in thread: Stainless Conicals on 07-14-2007 at 04:22 AM
I've got one of the 14.5 Fermenators. The legs attach to the outside by bolts that are welded
to the outside of the conical. Blichmann's claim of "weld-free" only applies to the inside of
Posted in thread: High Temp Quick Disconnects on 07-12-2007 at 10:27 PM
Just wondering why you put disconnects between your pump and hose. Assuming you use the pump
for all transfers, wouldn't it be easier to use a cheap hose barb on both sides of the pump