Last Activity:07-28-2014 9:08 PM
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Posted in thread: Are my carboys ruined?? on 07-24-2014 at 08:59 PM
A little googling pulled up this formula:HC2H3O2 + NaCl ---> HCl + NaCH3O2(vinegar) + (salt)
---> (hydrochloric acid) + (sodium acetate)However, I am not a chemist and don't profess to be
one. This fo...
Posted in thread: Are my carboys ruined?? on 07-24-2014 at 06:27 PM
The pKa value for HCl is less than the pKa for acetic acid. The reaction is proceeding in the
wrong direction (the dissociation of a hydrogen ion from acetate is the limiting factor). When
mixing the ...
Posted in thread: FastRack Party Pack Giveaway! - Open to All Members! on 07-24-2014 at 06:02 PM
Posted in thread: Let's see your Brewery-porn on 07-20-2014 at 05:01 PM
Here is an assortment of different brewery photos.
Posted in thread: Show us your sculpture or brew rig on 07-15-2014 at 01:39 AM
Here is mine. It is a 30 amp 1/2 barrel eHERMS that was all custom built by me. Every vessel is
bottom drain. Also have an RO unit attached to my brewstand. I just sent it in to have it
powder coated ...
Posted in thread: Small apartment brewing ideas needed? on 07-14-2014 at 06:26 PM
Looks to me like it's for whirlpooling/recirculation during chilling - the one on the front
nearest the camera is for returning wort to the kettle from the chiller. It looks like the pump
can either r...
Posted in thread: Small apartment brewing ideas needed? on 07-10-2014 at 09:10 PM
I am a former small batch small apartment brewer. I think e-biab is very well suited for
apartments. Here is a picture of my former setup mounted on a rolling stand. The majority of my
set up would fi...
Posted in thread: Used kegs on 07-09-2014 at 09:18 PM
Wait, is it stealing or is it quite literally just holding the keg until you're done with it? I
am usually quick to say something is unethical but in this case I look at it like Netflix.
Posted in thread: Old kegs on 07-01-2014 at 11:57 PM
Is there a good source for EDTA other than my food?I can sell you some if you need it. It is
Dissolvine 220-s (Tetrasodium EDTA tetrahydrate). Let me know if you need some.
Posted in thread: Hot water beer tap? on 06-23-2014 at 06:26 PM
I don't see why it can't be done but I would be concerned about the internal rubber/plastic
parts. I would verify these will all hold up to your temps and if not find a high temp