Last Activity:08-14-2014 8:01 AM
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Posted in thread: 2 Fold Question on PEX/BPA and using hot water from a tank vs using cold water on 08-15-2014 at 10:22 PM
I have used hot water tank water for all stages of brewing for several years now with great
success. Last year I replaced the gas hot water heater with a larger modern one and added a
convenience hot ...
Posted in thread: DIY Urinal for my brew house on 07-14-2014 at 03:53 PM
Just a follow-up to an old thread:After much searching around I recently located an appropriate
handle for the man-cave facilities located just off the brewery space. It has provided many
Posted in thread: 55 gallon stainless steel barrel for brewing on 03-12-2014 at 12:15 PM
Go for it. Scorching will not be an issue unless the flame is licking the bottom of the drum.
Posted in thread: Natural gas lines on 11-05-2013 at 11:41 PM
Install a shut-off at the hard pipe then a gas quick-disconnect. I use 1/2" rubber heater hose
sold by the foot at the hardware store. It is disconnected and purged after each brew session
before hit ...
Posted in thread: Universal poppet valves for corney kegs on 07-24-2013 at 04:58 AM
I have used them in both ball and pin-lock kegs. Better than the originals. Wish I had a bag of
them years ago as it would have saved me many headaches. Well worth it.
Posted in thread: clamp to hold silicon hose? on 07-15-2013 at 03:28 PM
Herbie Clips work great on silicone hose to hold them onto barbs. Easy to install and remove in
a moment. No need for tools.
Posted in thread: excellent drill for mill and SS on sale on 12-31-2012 at 04:15 AM
I have that same drill for my Schmidling malt mill. Works great. I did put a lovejoy coupler
between the drill and mill shaft to eliminate wear. Noisy enough that ear protection is
Posted in thread: Anyone using a Stout Tanks System? on 12-24-2012 at 06:42 PM
I had a similar issue with the lid until I made sure the gasket was seated properly and
tightened the sealing ring as tight as it could go. I build a dolly with beefy wheels that
allows me to roll it ...
Posted in thread: First time use for a duda plate chiller on 12-04-2012 at 11:48 AM
I recently used my new duda plate chiller for the first time. Before brewday, I ran several
gallons of hot oxyclean through the chiller and plenty of clean water to rinse. The sticker on
top was remov...
Posted in thread: Monster Mill MM3-2.0 vs Schmidling MaltMill - help! on 11-12-2012 at 12:30 AM
Gear drive ensures the second roller will always be turning. After much use I think the knurls
on my original were worn enough that sometimes the grain would not "catch" and engage. Enough
of an annoy...