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Posted in thread: Pump suggestions on 05-22-2016 at 08:59 PM
I'd like to have a single pump and then rely on gravity to transfer from MLT to the brew kettle
to keep it on the cheap side. I used a system like this for years and it works great for the
Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware Kettles on 01-04-2016 at 07:44 PM
I had the same problem with the mash tun false bottom leaking grain.I made a gasket fix it:
gasket works really well.I can't run my march pump wide open without pulling wort faster than
it drains off...
Posted in thread: Modifying a Chugger pump head on 07-13-2015 at 09:27 PM
Bringing back an old thread, but the issue persists. Any reason one can't take an FPT to
Triclover adapter (like these: https://www.brewershardware.com/Tri-Clover-X-Female-NPT/), screw
it onto the pum...
Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware Kettles on 01-15-2015 at 04:28 PM
I have been using a brewers hardware kettle with the dip tube on the side.It works well as my
Posted in thread: Ball valves suck, trying out 1/2" threaded butterfly valves on 11-30-2014 at 09:52 PM
I have 3 piece ball valves. They get cleaned out at the end of each batch. Wouldn't that be
easier/cheaper/stainless or am I missing something?Depends.If you disassemble the valve to
clean it, it is e...
Posted in thread: Ball valves suck, trying out 1/2" threaded butterfly valves on 11-30-2014 at 09:35 PM
How about a 1" Tri Clover Compatible Butterfly Valve? use them in my brew setup.Shiny, heavy,
and expensive.This looks interesting. have not tried it (yet).Looks like an easy to clean ball
Posted in thread: First All Grain. When to add specialty grains? on 09-07-2014 at 09:10 PM
I am one of those AG brewers that does not mash specialty grains.Instead they are added to the
mash tun just before mash out.By the time mash out temp is reached, they seemed to be steeped
Posted in thread: batch sparge calculator on 08-16-2014 at 07:45 PM
Thanks, used it today!Will definitely use again.Cool. Glad you liked it.According to google
analytics 99 people used it in the last 30 days.Bob
Posted in thread: Crushed insulation while installing tap shanks on 08-15-2014 at 02:33 AM
I crushed the insulation.Not a lot. Just enough to counter sink the edges of the nut.It worked
Posted in thread: Chest Freezer and Thermostat on 01-01-2014 at 05:04 PM
Is the freezer empty?If so, try with a fermenter filled with water and tape the probeto the
side of the fermenter.