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Posted in thread: brewing a GF Saison today on 04-24-2015 at 04:50 PM
Just to be clear, only the rice is malted right? The millet and buckwheat are not? Will be
interesting to see what the PPG is for those when using the enzymes instead of malted grains
Posted in thread: Source for Teflon Washer Replacements for Chugger Pumps? on 04-06-2015 at 05:42 PM
All I've read were assumptions and possibilities. I'm placing an order today, we'll see how it
works out.The March pump thrust washers are not great replacements for the front Chugger thrust
Posted in thread: My corn doesn't taste like anything. on 03-25-2015 at 03:12 PM
It tastes a bit like cornflakes to me. Not much flavor at all.
Posted in thread: Adjust Flamout Hop Addition for Counterflow Chiller on 03-25-2015 at 03:05 PM
My thought is "no" for two reasons. First IBU calculations are not particularly accurate and
you are never going to exactly clone their beer/process/flavor/IBU, and second, if your counter
Posted in thread: Kal Clone - What spare/backup parts should I have on hand? on 03-24-2015 at 02:45 PM
Your pump's PTFE thrust washers will eventually wear out as they are consumables. It may take a
year or 3 depending on how much you brew but it will happen.
Posted in thread: Source for Teflon Washer Replacements for Chugger Pumps? on 03-20-2015 at 03:59 AM
The larger Seastrom washer at is a good replacement for the larger rear washer but does need
to be filed down just a bit on around the outside.
Posted in thread: Source for Teflon Washer Replacements for Chugger Pumps? on 03-20-2015 at 03:57 AM
The Amazon washer is an almost perfect replacement for the small front thrust washer. Cheap
Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-14-2015 at 01:37 PM
Posted in thread: Source for Teflon Washer Replacements for Chugger Pumps? on 03-11-2015 at 06:44 PM
I just ordered (Seastrom part #5612-108-50) on the off-chance they'll fit better. The specs
on that are:ID: 0.750OD: 1.250Thick: 0.050While the ID is a bit smaller than I'd like I don't
think it'll ...
Posted in thread: Source for Teflon Washer Replacements for Chugger Pumps? on 03-11-2015 at 06:28 PM
Got the larger Seastrom washers today. Two observations; first their OD (1.125) is smaller than
the original Chugger washers, which could cause them to move around more inside the pump head.
I'll try ...