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  • Posted in thread: Bottles vs Growler on 05-30-2015 at 06:40 AM
    I've been carbonating beer in growlers for years. Don't know why so many people say its unsafe.
    Growlers are designed to hold carbonated beer. Whether its carbonated already (eg. filled at a
    brewery) ...

  • Posted in thread: Tri-Clamp Sight Glass - will it shatter? on 01-21-2015 at 01:32 AM
    I think the issue you need to deal with is not just how high the glass is temperature rated,
    but differential expansion/contraction.If the glass is hot from boiling wort it will be
    slightly expanded. ...

  • Posted in thread: Liquid to air cooling? on 09-13-2014 at 08:22 AM
    If you were pouring a new concrete floor for a shed or house you could set a long length of
    copper or stainless tubing within the concrete. Concrete is a great heat sink. Pump hot wort in
    one end, col...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for flame resistant insulation materials: on 09-13-2014 at 03:57 AM
    sounds like you are talking about pumice maybe..No, pumice is a naturally occurring material.
    The stuff I'm talking about is man-made.One brand here in Australia (and maybe world-wide) is
    Hebel. Comes...

  • Posted in thread: 230v Chugger Pump Help on 09-13-2014 at 03:37 AM
    Seems like you bought the version made for the European market (and here in Australia too we
    use 240 volts as standard domestic electricity supply).They come with no plug because different
    countries u...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for flame resistant insulation materials: on 09-13-2014 at 03:29 AM
    There's a type of manufactured building stone or concrete that is aerated and very light
    weight. It comes in blocks and can be cut and shaped with normal saws and knives etc.Being a
    mineral-based prod...

  • Posted in thread: sous vide brewing on 09-08-2014 at 09:20 AM
    Don't understand. You say you are using a sous vide cooking machine for brewing (mashing?).
    Sounds interesting.

  • Posted in thread: Silicone Camlock Dustcovers on 01-28-2014 at 06:38 AM
    This was supposed to be a quick fix until I could get proper covers but they seem to work
    really well. Snug fit even in the horizontal keggle QD's.175227The trick is to find just the
    right size twist ...

  • Posted in thread: Ideas for BYO motorized grain mill guards? on 01-09-2014 at 01:08 AM
    Consider also putting a mesh screen across the bottom of the hopper to prevent fingers getting
    dragged between the rollers.

  • Posted in thread: stainless steel bucket fermentor on 10-17-2013 at 08:34 AM
    I still haven't done anything with my 1/4 barrel keg, but I found something interesting. This
    looks really cool, and a pretty good price considering the features. think I'm going to buy
    one.If you d...


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