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  • Posted in thread: Prebuilt electric control panels under $500 on 09-17-2014 at 07:55 PM
    If you are looking for not very expencive entry level controller I can suggest mine -

  • Posted in thread: Element question on 09-11-2014 at 08:13 PM
    You don't need to bend an element it should goes through nut easily.

  • Posted in thread: What Gauge Wire For PID? on 09-10-2014 at 10:46 PM
    Even 24awg wire is OK for PID wiring.

  • Posted in thread: One 220v or two 110v? on 09-04-2014 at 10:25 PM
    [*]240V uses 1/4th the current to achieve the same wattage at the element. It's not true. To
    get the same wattage at 240V you need a half of current in comparison to 120V

  • Posted in thread: Manual Control for Blichmann BoilCoil? on 08-20-2014 at 07:56 PM
    Would the Kit from Still Dragon work in that case of 120v?Sure it will. The one issue -
    potentiometer will work only a half way. On a first half turn (starting from the minimum) you
    will have no outpu...

  • Posted in thread: Manual Control for Blichmann BoilCoil? on 08-19-2014 at 08:09 PM
    Can the same setup be used for the 10 gallon 120v Boilcoil? I assume I can always upgrade to a
    PID down the road.Yus you can , just use a 270K potentiometer.

  • Posted in thread: Love TS troubleshooting on 08-18-2014 at 05:57 PM
    What is your PID model?

  • Posted in thread: Fluctuating temps. - Troubleshooting advice needed on 08-18-2014 at 05:45 PM
    My PID failed and will no longer shut off the element when the temp is reached. I have ordered
    a new PID to replace the bad one. Are you sure about PID failure? More likely you have a failed
    SSR.

  • Posted in thread: Fluctuating temps. - Troubleshooting advice needed on 08-16-2014 at 08:29 PM
    Some temperature probes are not really water tight. So some omount of liquid can get in IDE.
    And its causing wrong temperature reading.

  • Posted in thread: wire gauge on 08-15-2014 at 12:58 AM
    I'd still recommend to spend a few more dolalrs and buy 22 or 18AWG wire. It saves you a lots
    of wiring efforts.

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