Last Activity:12-05-2013 12:28 PM
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Posted in thread: Barley Crusher - Customer Service???? on 12-05-2013 at 05:38 PM
For those types of failures, it's obviously a problem with the roller binding on something, not
an issue of bearings failing. A bit of preventative maintenance/cleaning would probably prevent
Posted in thread: Broken Glass Carboy Horror Stories Compendium on 12-05-2013 at 04:08 PM
I think the key word you may have missed is "eventually". maybe you brew once a month for 10
years.... have you even brewed that long? How about 40 years? If you think that you will go 40
years of bre...
Posted in thread: Broken Glass Carboy Horror Stories Compendium on 12-05-2013 at 12:31 PM
I think that no matter how careful you are, eventually one will break.Of course you can only
speak for yourself. Implying that everyone who uses a carboy will eventually break one is,
Posted in thread: Broken Glass Carboy Horror Stories Compendium on 12-05-2013 at 12:16 PM
Left it in the sink over night to soaking went to clean it and noticed that no water was
inside. very much appears to be a result of thermal shock.
Posted in thread: Broken Glass Carboy Horror Stories Compendium on 12-04-2013 at 06:05 PM
Who said or implied that? Who are you talking to?You're right. I misread that part of his reply
the first time.
Posted in thread: Broken Glass Carboy Horror Stories Compendium on 12-04-2013 at 05:48 PM
I agree that they won't break all by themselves, but I believe unseen past damage can lead to
eventual catastrophic failure during otherwise safe use. How many people got carboys used, or
Posted in thread: Burner maintenance on 12-04-2013 at 05:47 PM
prevent it from rusting again. Not sure it will help once heat volatilizes the oil from the
metal though. I could be wrong.It's going to burn off the first time it's used.
Posted in thread: Burner maintenance on 12-04-2013 at 05:14 PM
Why would you coat it with motor oil?
Posted in thread: Need advice on thermometers for Rubbermaid 10 gallon coolers on 12-04-2013 at 05:12 PM
The cheapest way I know to get another burner and a pot is to get a turkey fryer on sale (which
is what I brew in now) for somewhere between $80-100. You can find them for $40-$50 if you
Posted in thread: Broken Glass Carboy Horror Stories Compendium on 12-04-2013 at 03:39 PM
Any talk of using milk crates seems to ignore the number of times that glass is broken while
cleaning. Starting with the first picture in this thread.I'm constantly amazed by the number of
people who ...