Last Activity:10-24-2016 7:33 AM
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Posted in thread: Propane Burner Help on 10-24-2016 at 12:31 AM
Good move. Many areas have laws specifically prohibiting outdoor gas appliances on upper levels
in multi-level apartment and condo buildings...Cheers!
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 10-24-2016 at 12:11 AM
I was gonna say, these are digital probes on a digital platform. A shield isn't going to cause
these behavioral issues. My uninformed SWAG is BrewPi is reading probes too quickly to allow
Posted in thread: Automated bottling on 10-23-2016 at 01:48 PM
Many of us are running the tap list RaspberryPints with SwissFlow SF800 flow meters, which if
set up properly are crazy accurate. The meters are interfaced through an Arduino 328P (eg: Uno
R3) using a...
Posted in thread: Ss brew kettle | brewmaster edition on 10-23-2016 at 05:05 AM
I don't think the bottom heated surface area matters as much wrt boil-off rate as the area at
the top of the wort column...Cheers!
Posted in thread: Ss brew kettle | brewmaster edition on 10-23-2016 at 05:01 AM
The sight glass isn't the traditional volume sight glass. It's a inline sight glass.[...]lol -
you're right. I couldda sworn I saw a vertical tube when I opened that site on my phone, but
now that I s...
Posted in thread: Bar Keepers' Friend and Silver Solder on 10-23-2016 at 04:55 AM
If I'm correct, what you're looking at is the equivalent of tarnished silverware. I wouldn't
think there'd be much of a health hazard - thinking about what a pita removing tarnish from
silverware is, ...
Posted in thread: Ss brew kettle | brewmaster edition on 10-23-2016 at 02:01 AM
For example, a sight gauge connected between the ball valve and the kettle doesn't work well on
a MLT because the path of least resistance is the sight gauge tube (versus drawing wort through
Posted in thread: Bar Keepers' Friend and Silver Solder on 10-23-2016 at 01:55 AM
Reads like it might be silver oxide, which is a black-ish compound.You may be able to remove it
using hydrogen peroxide...Cheers!
Posted in thread: Flatt beer: force carbing pressure vs serving pressure? on 10-23-2016 at 01:46 AM
You can carb at pretty much any temperature, you just need to set the CO2 pressure accordingly.
And your 18 psi was way too low for the typical ale, given the temperature.Use our favorite
Posted in thread: Drilling a Concord Kettle on 10-22-2016 at 10:05 PM
What size bit are you trying to use for the pilot hole?I've drilled a lot of kettles and always
use a 3/16" cobalt bit to start (just large enough to follow with a step bit) after