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Posted in thread: Plastic conical Fermenter air leak on 09-01-2012 at 12:24 AM
Look for aquarium grade silicone. There are some available at Home Depot. Or if you're really
nervous go to a pet store and ask if they have some.I called the manufacturer of the aquarium
silicone at ...
Posted in thread: Plastic conical Fermenter air leak on 08-31-2012 at 03:45 AM
Not all silicone caulk is toxic... There exist food-grade silicone caulks.Where can one find
this magic silicone?
Posted in thread: 15 gal Inductor Tank Respirating, Mold on 08-30-2012 at 04:43 PM
I can't figure out a way to seal up the band around the lid. I have white life forming on my
beers if I ferment in primary longer than ten days. So far it actually hasn't imparted any
discernable off ...
Posted in thread: Plastic conical Fermenter air leak on 08-30-2012 at 04:39 PM
Silicone is toxic, that doesn't bothet you? I'm having issues with mold growing in my 15 gal
polyethylene conicals due to respiration at the lid but all I can think to use is cpvc cement.
At high kreu...
Posted in thread: white film on top of beer? on 08-22-2012 at 10:01 PM
Also worthy of note is that these conicals don't create a perfect seal. They breath around the
threads at the top where the lid screws down.
Posted in thread: white film on top of beer? on 08-22-2012 at 04:41 PM
So I have made the switch to 15 gal plastic conicals. I have brewed probably 12 batches and
probably three of them have a thin layer of white on top that almost looks like soap scum. It
has solidish c...
Posted in thread: How Much Harvested Yeast To Use on 06-10-2012 at 03:26 PM
I know but it says i only need about a cup, which doesn't seem right. and thats with the meter
set at about the halfway point on the 'thickness' scale. i was adding a cushion. the yeast is
Posted in thread: How Much Harvested Yeast To Use on 06-10-2012 at 02:39 PM
So.... I recently upgraded to a 15 gallon system using plastic conical fermenters and pvc yeast
catchers. I made a batch of RyePA using 5 packs of Nottingham and harvest about 3 qts of really
Posted in thread: Stirring Whilst Sparging on 06-07-2012 at 04:05 AM
it was more a matter of my 'royal assistants' stirring and i lacked a positive and progressive
way of asking them to knock it off...
Posted in thread: Stirring Whilst Sparging on 06-07-2012 at 02:22 AM
just a false bottom with a dip tube. and i doubt the mash paddle is passing all the way down
through the 30+ lbs of grain to the false bottom.