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  • Posted in thread: Spa Panel Wiring, help with ground on 09-03-2016 at 10:25 PM
    If your 120 volt outlets have a good ground with a ground wire going back to the main panel,
    you are golden ! But I would suggest that you get one of those little plug in ground testers
    and make sure ...

  • Posted in thread: Recirculate the Mash - Pump on the Mash Tun on 09-03-2016 at 10:21 PM
    But if you are doing this in an igloo mash tun, how do you maintain the temperature of the
    recirculated wort ?:confused:

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment Blow off ? on 08-30-2016 at 04:27 PM
    Yesterday when I went down to check on my brown ale, its second day in the FastFerment conical,
    one look told me that the air lock was clogged with krausen, and the brown stuff was running
    down the si...

  • Posted in thread: HomebrewTalk T-shirts Pre-Order on 08-30-2016 at 12:52 AM
    Well, I was going to order one of these but I couldn't find the order form,....and I've only
    had one beer today, so far. Also do you ship to foreign address's ( I'm in Ohio )?:(Bob

  • Posted in thread: Hop Back ? on 08-29-2016 at 02:52 PM
    A bump for the Monday morning "surfing at work "crowd. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Fly Sparge Time? on 08-27-2016 at 04:12 PM
    I try to fly sparge at about 1 pint per minute. For my 6 gallon batches it's about 50 minutes.
    With beer, as with many things in life, I have always believed that slow is better. Bob

  • Posted in thread: Hop Back ? on 08-27-2016 at 02:41 PM
    My family, who enjoys my home-brew, has asked me to begin preparing my santa claus list for
    this year. I have already decided that a good pump and a CFC will be tops on the list. My
    question : would a...

  • Posted in thread: Oktoberfest/Marzen fermentation question on 08-20-2016 at 03:19 PM
    Hey-o... I have brewed religiously for about five years and know my way around the
    garage-breweryDoes that mean that you pray while you brew ??I get it ..."I know my beers, and
    they know me" (No sacri...

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 08-18-2016 at 01:23 AM
    Santa brought my Fastferment last December. It came with two gaskets that I think are the
    neoprene. after reading about many problems not sealing well, I used both gaskets. It sealed
    well and I could ...

  • Posted in thread: Keeping the trub where it belongs! on 08-12-2016 at 03:23 PM
    I agree that a Hop spider would help this (very easy to build one of these). But why are you
    concerned with the trub in the fermenter? It will do no harm.Thanks for all of the replies. I
    use a SS hop ...