Last Activity:11-18-2013 5:55 PM
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Posted in thread: SS 1/2" NPT needle valves? on 09-12-2013 at 10:03 PM
Well.. that's 1/4" and brass, but yeah - something like that. Those prices are actually really
good, $40 for a stainless 1/2" needle valve is half to 1/3 of what the cost on Mcmaster would
be. That sa...
Posted in thread: SS 1/2" NPT needle valves? on 09-12-2013 at 06:15 PM
Someone just sent me a link to some valves, and I thought a needle valve for my pump outlet
might be cool. Searched on homebrewtalk for needle valves and came up with your query.Here's
the link I foun...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-19-2013 at 05:55 PM
So I harvested 2 22oz swingtops from my first batch (6C of rice) . That was about two weeks
ago. I noticed that they were both carbonating in the bottles even while being refrigerated.
One bottle I to...
Posted in thread: Help with Schematics for Herms electric BCS 460 2 element brewing system on 04-19-2013 at 04:55 AM
Pretty sure all that means is that it's there replace the 5V VDDout that would be coming from
the BCS. The circuit works when using the 5V signals coming from the BCS, so I don't think
there's any pre...
Posted in thread: Help with Schematics for Herms electric BCS 460 2 element brewing system on 04-19-2013 at 12:23 AM
Really, it can be any voltage as long as it's high enough to trigger the relays. Probably 6V
was what he had on hand or could get cheaply.
Posted in thread: How to measure ACTUAL fermentation temp? on 04-10-2013 at 04:28 PM
My theory: The insulation will also help slow the rate of heat exchange so you are not getting
alot of upward and downward spikes in your temp. With the controlled environment of the ferment
Posted in thread: brew hardware weldless sigh glass and thermometer... Anyone have this? on 04-10-2013 at 05:55 AM
have two of the sight gauges, I recommend them to everyone that will listen.
Posted in thread: How to measure ACTUAL fermentation temp? on 04-10-2013 at 05:48 AM
nah, I have a jacket around the entire fermentor and it doesn't "trap" the heat all that much -
I guess the top and bottom of the carboys are exposed, so it's not really the ENTIRE thing
though.. It d...
Posted in thread: How to measure ACTUAL fermentation temp? on 04-09-2013 at 10:57 PM
Agree with the tape it to the side folks.. I use 2 bungy cords to hold a reflectix insulation
jacket around my carboy - then I stick the temp probe under the bungy so it's held tight
against the carbo...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 04-09-2013 at 09:44 PM
Maybe it's so fast because they're using a full lb of enzyme/yeast.. that seems excessive to
put it mildly..