Last Activity:10-20-2014 6:45 AM
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Posted in thread: Drying plate chiller on 10-14-2014 at 12:12 PM
I remove my thermometer before drying the plate chiller in the oven, but teflon tape does fine
even at 450 deg for an hour.Consider an arrangement that lets you take all fittings off the
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...