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  • Posted in thread: Help with PVC Manifold on 07-20-2014 at 04:36 AM
    Here is a place to start...

  • Posted in thread: First AG (BIAB) post-mortem on 05-23-2014 at 01:22 AM
    I would say this was a great first AG! But there are a few issues to improve on. You'll get
    lots of advice, here is my two cents...Regarding strike temp, its ok to have 160+ strike water,
    denaturing w...

  • Posted in thread: Thermometer a problem? on 05-16-2014 at 10:39 PM
    You might want to get a thermometer to measure the mash inside the bag as well. I had that same
    setup for a while and I'd get a 2 - 4 degree difference between my "inside the bag" temp and my

  • Posted in thread: The Great Hydra Giveaway! on 05-15-2014 at 03:28 AM

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann power module on 05-13-2014 at 03:40 AM
    I bought one just last month. As far as building, my research sounds similar to yours; using
    the cheapest parts I'd be around $325, using the same parts Blichmann uses I'd be around $425.
    To me it was...

  • Posted in thread: Found my kettle! but how big? on 05-10-2014 at 04:50 AM
    Nice kettle.A 10 gallon kettle is great for 5 gallon BAIB batches, you won't have any problem
    making as big a beer as you want (10% - 15%.) If you ever want to brew 10 gallons you'll need
    the 15 gallo...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Burner heat time - Am I doing it wrong? on 05-08-2014 at 04:36 AM
    This is a long shot, but you may push a wire through each hole just to make sure there isn't
    any sand that got stuck during casting. That's usually not a problem with Blichmann burners but
    its somethi...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Burner heat time - Am I doing it wrong? on 05-07-2014 at 10:51 PM
    Blichmann has some good videos on "how to tune the flame." If those aren't helping you could
    post a picture or two of your flame and see if some experienced Blichmann users can help
    diagnose.Just a th...

  • Posted in thread: Missed my SG mark alot on 05-03-2014 at 04:36 PM
    I don't want to sound like an ass, but I want to make example of this post if you don't mind.
    Seeing this bandied around as a catch-all blanket statement makes my left eye twitch. Your
    experience is m...

  • Posted in thread: Missed my SG mark alot on 05-03-2014 at 04:41 AM
    You should also try a finer crush. You can double crush your grains at your LHBS. With a double
    crush I get 82%, you should be able to get at least 75% on a full volume mash. It will also
    help to stir...