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  • Posted in thread: Temp controlled rigs for a beginner. on 10-25-2014 at 03:24 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 11:18 AM
    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 01:05 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 12:46 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%.

  • Posted in thread: CO2 leak - Gas hose connect to regulator on 10-15-2014 at 12:43 AM
    You wouldn't, would always be BPT or NPT.

  • Posted in thread: Newbie BIABer looking for guidance on 10-14-2014 at 02:10 AM
    Friend of mine had a "grain bag" he bought from the LHBS, it was about 4 feet long and 6 inches
    wide, which is why he was getting 40% mash efficiency. Did you buy a bag that lines the kettle,
    or somet...

  • Posted in thread: 2nd Yeast? on 10-13-2014 at 03:46 AM
    Pretty sure champagne yeast only eat simple sugars, unlikely there's any remaining after WLP500
    took a run at it. Certainly it doesn't consume maltose or any of the other complex sugars.

  • Posted in thread: 2nd Yeast? on 10-12-2014 at 04:19 PM
    I wouldn't think Amaretto will increase the ABV much, unless you're adding a whole bottle.

  • Posted in thread: CO2 leak - Gas hose connect to regulator on 10-12-2014 at 04:16 PM
    It might be cheaper than buying a new fitting, never used them personally however.

  • Posted in thread: CO2 leak - Gas hose connect to regulator on 10-12-2014 at 03:35 PM
    It's usually a flare fitting, and you don't use teflon or dope on flare fittings, the sealing
    surface is not the threads, it's the flare. Further, get a wrench to tighten, pliers are pretty
    much usele...

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