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Posted in thread: What are some things you've built to help your brewing process? on 09-18-2013 at 04:57 PM
My most useful home-made tool in my opinion is my heat-stick. It's a 1500 water heater element
that I have set on a timer so that my strike water is already hot when I wake up in the morning
ready to ...
Posted in thread: Here is how I added a drain to my keezer's drip tray for cheap. on 08-11-2013 at 12:22 AM
Forgive me guys, I'm new to this whole posting-pictures thing. I'll do my best to fix it. Hang
Posted in thread: Here is how I added a drain to my keezer's drip tray for cheap. on 08-09-2013 at 08:31 PM
A little over a year ago, I built my keezer and I love it. I've used it when I host parties and
that's where I discovered most people can't properly pour a beer to save their life. When I
added my dri...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Question on 07-10-2013 at 08:00 AM
I don't know why the color changed like that, but I'm pretty sure you're going to be fine.
Nowadays I dry hop in the keg but when I was doing it in carboys, I would tie a piece of
unscented dental flo...
Posted in thread: upright freezer fermentation chamber. No defrost... what to use for heat? on 07-10-2013 at 07:19 AM
I have an upright freezer similar to this one, and for heat I use that same lasko heater. It
works fantastic. Nearly instant heat, no fire hazards, and doesn't draw much powerBy the way, I
have an STC...
Posted in thread: Help with STC-1000 wiring! on 07-10-2013 at 06:56 AM
Well unless I'm missing something too, your wiring looks fine to me, but i would check that
wire nut to make sure all three hot wires are connected together. I've had that happen before
where one wire...
Posted in thread: Nasty bug infested vodka got sucked in. on 07-10-2013 at 06:35 AM
You'll be just fine. No worries. Think of something funny to call it and move forwardI
personally like Gnats-ass ale :)
Posted in thread: Help with STC-1000 wiring! on 07-10-2013 at 06:23 AM
How long are you waiting after you plugged in the Stc-1000? Are you hearing the relay "click"?
Forgive me if you already know this, but these controllers have a delay feature that keep the
Posted in thread: What saves time on brew day? on 06-26-2013 at 04:27 PM
My brew day is typically every Sunday, and I generally start at 7AM. My biggest time saver is
that I use a heatstick plugged into a timer, so when I go into my brewing area at 7, my strike
water is al...
Posted in thread: Keg cooling question on 06-21-2013 at 12:05 AM
I have to ask, why are you using a Johnson controller on a fridge? Is this a serving fridge or
a fermentation chamber? Well, whichever it is, Sounds to me that either your Johnson controller