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  • Posted in thread: Any reason not to use 3-wire dryer cord to element? on 01-30-2015 at 01:53 PM
    One cord from dryer outlet (30 amp) wired to 50 amp spa panel.One cord from dryer outlet (30
    amp) in spa panel then wired to control panelOne cord from dryer outlet (30 amp) in control
    panel then wire...

  • Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 01-28-2015 at 06:19 AM
    Glad to see this thread come back to life... I'll have to post my new little eBIAB controller
    next time I'm home.

  • Posted in thread: So, what's all the hubbub about? on 01-28-2015 at 06:15 AM
    IMO a PWM type controller is what you're looking for. Something like this: sort of analogous
    to the regulator for your LP tank. But if you are going thru the trouble of going electric why
    not spend ...

  • Posted in thread: List of PJ Electrical Diagrams on 01-28-2015 at 02:58 AM
    I was looking for a drawing similar to Kal's electric brewery but I couldn't find one. A couple
    were close, so I took 3 different PT drawings and mashed them together. I was going to include
    an alarm ...

  • Posted in thread: Best spot for temp probe on 01-26-2015 at 10:12 PM
    At that point, does it really matter as long as it isn't touching or close to the
    element?Probably not, but your idea of putting it near the diptube may do something. In any
    event stir the hell out of...

  • Posted in thread: Starting with Warm or Hot Water on 01-22-2015 at 07:15 PM
    I've seen some guys on here use a dedicated tankless heater, which I would think should be
    fine, but if you go through that much trouble might as well put a filter on the end anyway. For
    that matter y...

  • Posted in thread: Did a test regarding Strike Water: Would like some opinions on 01-22-2015 at 12:32 AM
    Kal can speak for himself, but I think his reasoning is that the temperature will stabilize
    fairly quickly between the HLT and the coil, and then the MLT. My preference is Kal's method, I
    prefer to co...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical wiring questions for spa panel on 01-18-2015 at 06:39 PM
    The op can always buy much of the supplies himselfOr *cough* herself....

  • Posted in thread: Did a test regarding Strike Water: Would like some opinions on 01-18-2015 at 04:40 PM
    Are you using a PID and if so did you re-auto tune when you changed the placement of your
    probe? Also what temp probe is driving the HLT element, is it the one in the MLT or HLT?

  • Posted in thread: No output from my SSR on 01-18-2015 at 04:12 AM
    Sounds like a bad SSR. Usually you hear about these things failing closed, but I guess they can
    fail open too.


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