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  • Posted in thread: Making Soda at Home - The Giveaway! on 08-21-2014 at 01:39 PM
    Sounds good, I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Help with RIMS controller wiring diagram on 08-19-2014 at 01:04 PM
    You do realize that a 5500W 240V element will run at 2750W at 120V, right? That is about 23
    amps. Your 15A receptacle will be a bit undersized.5500 watts @ 240 volts = 22.91 amps with
    10.47 ohms resis...

  • Posted in thread: St1000 question on 08-17-2014 at 11:42 AM
    Conversion formula is F = (C x 2) + 30"Well actually" conversion is F = (C x 1.8) + 32 :D

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator safety on 08-15-2014 at 02:14 PM
    My only reason for having something under my keezer is to prevent the inevitable spills from
    rusting the keezer's feet and leaving marks on the carpet.

  • Posted in thread: Ceramic on 08-15-2014 at 02:10 PM
    Not all ceramic is porous. My dinner plates are ceramic with a glaze on them, as are quite a
    few jugs and ceramic bottles. Just be certain that the glaze fully coats the surfaces that
    contact your bee...

  • Posted in thread: plastic 1 gallon milk jugs as fermentors on 08-15-2014 at 01:11 PM
    Try some Carlo Rossi 4 litter wine jugs. I have used some for test batches and have used them
    on a stir plate for starters.

  • Posted in thread: heating element to maintain HLT temp on 08-15-2014 at 01:03 PM
    5500 pulls 22-23amps, and that is with the PID full on. I wonder if you could use manual mode
    to lessen the amp draw? Or use a smaller element.Manual mode won't lessen the amp draw. It will
    only turn ...

  • Posted in thread: PBW Measurement on 08-14-2014 at 01:25 PM
    Weigh a tablespoon full of it and then write the volume/weight value on the container for
    future use.

  • Posted in thread: priming sugar in keg on 08-12-2014 at 06:10 PM
    I've never had that happen. I do make certain that there is some keg lube on the lid seal and
    hit it with 30psi of CO2 after purging.Based on your two comments I just checked my 2 kegs of
    Cream of 3 C...

  • Posted in thread: priming sugar in keg on 08-12-2014 at 03:10 PM
    It is a small cost advantage over purchasing CO2. For me there is no difference in time between
    naturally carbonating and force carbonating at serving pressure except that it is done at room
    temperatu...

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