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Posted in thread: STC1000 Throws Breaker... on 11-10-2014 at 11:03 PM
Wired improperly, dead shorts when cooling relay opens?
Posted in thread: Moving to BIAB and have pH Questions on 11-06-2014 at 02:20 PM
I end up using about 6ml Lactic for a 32L BIAB full volume mash (23L fermenter). A full pound
of acid malt seems pretty high, especially if you're already diluting with RO. Also those
volumes seem off...
Posted in thread: Banjo Burner on LP propane problem on 11-03-2014 at 12:01 AM
Having it wide open can cause a yellow flame. Worth giving it a try adjusting from a mostly
closed position and slowly opening it until you establish a nice blue flame.
Posted in thread: Banjo Burner on LP propane problem on 11-02-2014 at 05:36 AM
Sounds like you need to adjust the air shutter on the yellow flame burner, sounds like it's not
pulling in enough air through the venturi for the proper air/fuel mixture. Make sure both
orifices are t...
Posted in thread: Saison fermentation time? on 10-26-2014 at 09:08 PM
3724 likes it hot, if you can't do that, and it gets stalled, throw some 3711 in there and
you'll get it nice and dry, otherwise, you can just let it sit and it will eventually get down
to your target...
Posted in thread: brown gunk in airlock on 10-26-2014 at 09:04 PM
There's no oxygen in the beer, all that would get trapped is CO2, and it would pressurize the
fermenter to the point that it exploded, or (hopefully) a lid or bung let go and just sprayed a
Posted in thread: Temp controlled rigs for a beginner. on 10-25-2014 at 04:24 AM
Buy a mini fridge/bar fridge from craigslist, get an STC 1000 from ebay/china, wire it up,
enclosure, wiring, socket, controller shouldn't run you more than 40$ total. Mini/Bar fridges
don't draw much...
Posted in thread: First All Grain/ BIAB.. Can you guys have a look? on 10-23-2014 at 12:18 PM
The tannin thing has been debunked numerous times here on HBT, squeeze away. You can set up
Beersmith however you like, adjust for more or less absorption losses, it's worth doing a test
batch where y...
Posted in thread: CO2 leak - Gas hose connect to regulator on 10-15-2014 at 02:05 AM
At least it was stainless, a lot harder to deform that with vise grips. Wrenches people, dirt
cheap at Harbour Freight (Princess Auto here in Canada).
Posted in thread: Newbie BIABer looking for guidance on 10-15-2014 at 01:46 AM
I get 80%, I assume .75L per KG of grain in absorbtion. Depends how much you squeeze, I also
find a mash-out step helps maintain my 80%.