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  • Posted in thread: Battery powered heat source for ferm chamber? on 02-16-2012 at 09:22 PM
    Best thing to do is use yeast meant for the temperature you are dealing with.You will have a
    tough time heating with a battery. It takes about 500 lbs of batteries, charged, to store the
    same energy a...

  • Posted in thread: Beer from Grape Nuts on 02-15-2012 at 01:59 AM
    I have used a banana nut granola cereal a few times. It always ends up beer then pee.

  • Posted in thread: Kegs and weed killer on 02-14-2012 at 02:22 AM
    The FDA has a cleaning procedure. Do you think the tanker truck that is going from Washington
    to New York with your kids apple juice is returning with maple sirup? Do you think for a tanker
    to be 'foo...

  • Posted in thread: SG measurements on 02-08-2012 at 01:13 AM
    I've gotten where I look at OG. I watch temperature far more closely than gravity.

  • Posted in thread: My first lager on 01-31-2012 at 09:01 PM
    How cool is the cool part of the house?

  • Posted in thread: Keeping The Pipeline Up on 01-31-2012 at 07:52 PM
    I have considered an occasional extract batch. January has been nice weather here in Houston.
    Highs in the low 70s, lows in the upper 40s. I have been in the garage making beer. My pipeline
    is still n...

  • Posted in thread: SPST 22MM N/O Selector Switch on 01-25-2012 at 01:47 AM
    Looks like 6.5 amp at 120 vac.

  • Posted in thread: electric VS: gas brewing whats your choice? on 01-25-2012 at 01:34 AM
    I am converting to electric. I like it more than I thought I would. I am moving off the gas
    stove top. 5500 watts brings a faster boil than stove top. For steeping/mash water it is great.
    Set the cont...

  • Posted in thread: Allen Bradley SLC 500 on 01-19-2012 at 08:50 PM
    I like the 05 series that can be bought from AutomationDirect. They have been around sense
    Moses wore short pants.The Micro800 series are interesting. I bout some yesterday for a project
    I have. I don...

  • Posted in thread: Panel power supply on 01-18-2012 at 09:38 PM
    SSR size depends on load. For a 'normal' 4500-5500 watt heater, 30 amps is fine.