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  • Posted in thread: Does the volume of beer in my keg affect the pressure needed to carbonate? on 05-20-2014 at 03:18 AM
    No, it doesn't.Think of it this way. The amount absorbed into the beer is a function of a)
    surface area and b) pressure. Whether there is 1 gallon or 5 gallons in the keg, the surface
    area is the same...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling and SansStar question on 05-20-2014 at 02:57 AM
    StarSan is a no-rinse sanitizer. You'll want to at least let the foam drip out, but if it's
    just wet with sanitizer, you're fine.

  • Posted in thread: Wattage Necessary on 05-20-2014 at 02:54 AM
    The more, the better.On just 120V, you don't have much of an option. 1500 W is pretty much
    going to be the biggest you can go.If you have access to a 220W outlet, go with 30A, or 5500W.
    If you wire it...

  • Posted in thread: What equipment should I get next?!?! on 05-20-2014 at 02:51 AM
    To me, it's about what will help you make better beer. I recommend 3 things you haven't
    mentioned:1. Fermentation Control. Get a freezer and rig up an STC-1000 to it. You can do it
    for $100.2. StirSta...

  • Posted in thread: beer smith 2 on 04-30-2014 at 03:38 AM
    Haven't had a problem. What version exactly? I'm running 2.2.12

  • Posted in thread: Yeast recommendations please on 04-30-2014 at 03:34 AM
    If it were me, I'd stick to the basics: WLP001, Wyeast 1056, or US05. All 3 work fantastic.And
    not sure what you are asking about a starter. You'll need one for sure. I'd recommend using
    some DME and ...

  • Posted in thread: STC-1000 Probe Problems on 03-06-2014 at 01:12 PM
    Okay WTF. I was about to box them up this morning and thought i better try them one more
    time... Now they both work great... Both controllers with both probes with good results...I
    checked the probe w...

  • Posted in thread: STC-1000 Probe Problems on 03-06-2014 at 11:42 AM
    Both read in the 13 to 14 kohm rangeSent from my XT901 using Home Brew mobile app

  • Posted in thread: STC-1000 Probe Problems on 03-06-2014 at 12:22 AM
    So I tried them both several times again, no luck. I tried what Aouli suggested and pulled them
    out a C-hair so they weren't against the back of the terminal block, no luck.I started the
    return throug...

  • Posted in thread: STC-1000 Probe Problems on 03-05-2014 at 03:26 PM
    I had a bad unit right out of the box, refund or exchange asap. Ordered mine from Lerway on
    Amazon. Where did you get your problem units?Same vendor. Were they good about it? Did you end
    up getting a ...