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Posted in thread: Hanna Phep+ calibration each use? on 01-23-2011 at 01:17 AM
Good point about it being most accurate in the range I'll be taking measurements. Like I said
in my 1st I'm not all that concerned about it, but I didn't expect it. I know people who only
Posted in thread: Hanna Phep+ calibration each use? on 01-21-2011 at 10:58 PM
I got a Hanna Phep+ pH tester last week. I soaked it per instructions, and calibrated with 4.01
and 7.01 solutions. I took some readings on various things. I stored it in storage solution,
Posted in thread: Getting an accurate pre-boil volume? on 01-21-2011 at 09:54 PM
I marked a paddle, then metal ruler, and ouitside the kettle while I was at it. The kettle
marks have worn off. Like someone said add water a half gallon at a time from a pitcher or
kitchen measure of...
Posted in thread: Options to slowly transition to AG (full wort poil, partial mash....) on 01-21-2011 at 09:06 PM
Good call RM-MNI think small batches on the stove are great. I do 1 or 2 each year in the
winter. I have yet to do one this year though.You could probably do 2.5 - 3 gallon batches on
the stove with y...
Posted in thread: Options to slowly transition to AG (full wort poil, partial mash....) on 01-21-2011 at 08:21 PM
Sorry I meant to mention BIAB in my post and never did. I was writing my post assuming BIAB
from paraordnance post.Yes bigger pot for future larger batches.If you can find a turkey fryer
big enough I'...
Posted in thread: Options to slowly transition to AG (full wort poil, partial mash....) on 01-21-2011 at 07:14 PM
Like paraordnance mentioned. If you can already do full boils, which you didn't mention
specifically you should be able to transition to all grain for the price of a paint strainer
bag. The hold a dec...
Posted in thread: More Brew in a Bag (BIAB) Success on 01-21-2011 at 06:49 PM
I had mine apart quite a few times, the vibration would loosen things up a bit. I put petroleum
jelly on the gears. How many beers have you put through it so far? It really is a cheap way to
Posted in thread: Do you rinse your grains when mashing with BIAB? on 01-21-2011 at 05:47 PM
HermitI had a small kettle when I started BIAB. I'd mash with what ever amount of water and
grain I could get in the kettle, which varied from brew to brew. I'd add top off water as it
Posted in thread: Do you rinse your grains when mashing with BIAB? on 01-21-2011 at 05:26 PM
I don't know why any one would want to make this any more difficult than needed, 75% eff is
good enough for me.I agree. Like I said in the other post its really a minimalist approach. I
was getting 7...
Posted in thread: More Brew in a Bag (BIAB) Success on 01-21-2011 at 05:13 PM
gingerdawg, I have used a pasta mill for crushing also for quite some time. It finally wore
out. I can't get a fine enough crush and I've ran it through as many as 3 times. It did get a
lot of brews o...