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Posted in thread: Box Elder beetles eating my hops on 08-15-2014 at 03:10 AM
Don't know if it will work for beetles but I used this stuff last year to get ride of some hops
merchants and it worked pretty well. Knock on wood I haven't had much of an insect problem this
Posted in thread: A comedy of errors. on 08-15-2014 at 01:48 AM
Next time instead of using starsan to sanitize the keg put some water in it and throw it on
Posted in thread: Grey wort on 08-12-2014 at 01:33 AM
7/8th or 11/16th deep socket with a breaker bar.
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-10-2014 at 06:27 PM
Brewed up a 10 gallon batch of an irish stout yesterday. First time racking onto a yeast cake
had a crazy active fermentation start in less then 4 hours. I transferred a 6 gallon batch of
an irish red...
Posted in thread: Grey wort on 08-10-2014 at 06:07 PM
Blow in it real hard. its a straight piece of 1/4" id tubing if you have a dip tube brush or
something small enough to fit inside it you can use that to.
Posted in thread: Grey wort on 08-10-2014 at 03:24 PM
Ya you got a clog. I would degas the keg and take your dip tube out and check that. I doubt a
berry got past the post.
Posted in thread: Vacuum/Pressure Pump useful for homebrewer? on 08-09-2014 at 03:09 PM
Holds vacuum good just have to make sure the lid is sealed well. Occasionally I have to hit the
keg with a little co2 to get a good seal but other then that I have not had any problems.
Posted in thread: CFC build help on 08-09-2014 at 03:04 AM
Heat is your friend. You can use a heat gun, lighter or even a pot of boiling water to soften
up the hose to work it over the fitting.
Posted in thread: Vacuum/Pressure Pump useful for homebrewer? on 08-09-2014 at 02:09 AM
I use a vacuum pump to transfer from my fermenter to my kegs. I hook the suction line to the
gas qd and piece of stainless steel tubing via a piece of tubing to the liquid side of the keg.
I put the s...
Posted in thread: Grain mill hopper opening on 08-06-2014 at 09:05 PM
To add a little bit to what I did when I bent the 2 tabs down I bent them until they almost
touched the rollers.