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Posted in thread: any one ever make a squash ale? on 10-16-2011 at 02:59 AM
+1 on the butternut squash.I just bottled my pumpkin and butternut squash ale and all the hydro
samples were delicious!
Posted in thread: hydrometer in carboy on 10-16-2011 at 02:56 AM
I think the two biggest arguments against this practice to me, would be; A) it would be very
difficult to read the fine print through a carboy. and B) if it were to break, id would break
in the carboy...
Posted in thread: Aluminum E-HLT on 10-11-2011 at 02:47 PM
alright audger,you have inspired me to just build a control panel with a pid, ssr and e-stop. i
will probably get a larger enclosure than i need, for when i decide i want a herms and need to
have a pu...
Posted in thread: Aluminum E-HLT on 10-10-2011 at 04:15 PM
thanks bsquared,I wanted to try to avoid as much wiring as possible for safety reasons. I know
the johnson is nema 4x rated and i figured i could get another nema rated enclosure for the
rear end of t...
Posted in thread: Aluminum E-HLT on 10-10-2011 at 03:33 PM
thanks sapperxl,I thought i heard somewhere that the 2000w elements draw too many amps for the
temp controller... is that true or just something i made up in my head?
Posted in thread: Aluminum E-HLT on 10-10-2011 at 03:03 PM
Hey all, I am still trying to design an E-HLT that can run off 120v service and requires no
more DIY skills than i possess. Please tell me if you see any potential problems with this
Posted in thread: eBay kegerators any good? on 10-08-2011 at 05:47 PM
my wife bought me the nostalgia electrics kegerator off ebay. It had a bunch of poor reviews on
the internet, but i have had it since february and it has worked like a dream. Like most
kegorators it i...
Posted in thread: Electric HLT Question on 10-02-2011 at 06:18 PM
what would the purpose of the built in thermostat be if not to regulate temp? also, they say
one would need a thermometer, not a temp controllor or pid. is it crazy to think i could
control sparge wat...
Posted in thread: Electric HLT Question on 10-01-2011 at 03:10 PM
hey duckfoot,Thanks for the reply. I guess the "separate thermometer" is what i was asking
about. To rephrase my question: Would the element be connected to the external thermometer and
would it shut ...
Posted in thread: Knotty Pine and Cedar Log Keezer Build on 09-28-2011 at 11:53 AM
That keezer is awesome! Looks to me like you have 30+ years experience. Keep up the good work.