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Posted in thread: sight glass material on 05-18-2008 at 10:47 PM
I've added a sight glass to my boil keggle; my concern, however, is if the material I used will
melt under high temp. The sight glass I ordered from Northernbrewer back in the day for my HLT
Posted in thread: Plastic Bucket Lifespan on 05-11-2008 at 04:44 PM
I started getting a progressively worse random off-flavor in my brews over the past year. My
fermentation buckets always held a lingering odor no matter how hard I cleaned or how long I
soaked. I even...
Posted in thread: Why does my starter never have krausen foam? on 04-28-2008 at 02:55 PM
here's a thread I started on the same topic a few months back:
Posted in thread: SS Braid for a hop stopper? on 04-25-2008 at 12:32 AM
From your link I see that it won't work well unless you use a hop bag (muslin or nylon). I was
hoping to avoid that. How well does the legit bazooka screen restrain pellet hops? I was hoping
to DIY a ...
Posted in thread: SS Braid for a hop stopper? on 04-24-2008 at 11:19 PM
Anyone use a SS braid as a hop stopper in their boil kettle? I was thinking of making a loop
around a copper-T connecter with oetiker clamps. Maybe the filter would be too strict and
Posted in thread: Just had my keggles welded ... on 04-22-2008 at 12:45 AM
Sorry, I guess I should have been a little more clear. There's no crystalline matter or cracks
or bubbles... just heat stress...about 1/2" - 5/8" radiating from the coupling. I guess I
should take a p...
Posted in thread: Just had my keggles welded ... on 04-22-2008 at 12:34 AM
Just had 2 keggles welded with 4 connections (1/2" couplings for ball-valves and 1/8" couplings
for sight glasses) for a grand total of $45. Only thing is...dude guy didn't clean up the welds
Posted in thread: Is Sanitizer Reusable? on 04-19-2008 at 04:14 PM
You could also use Coca-Cola. pH=2.7.
Posted in thread: How much did you pay for welding your keggle? on 04-18-2008 at 01:46 AM
I've been doing the same thing but in the Huntsville, Alabama area and I've been quoted about
$80 for 4 stainless-steel welds. I actually thought this sounded a little low and have
hesitated on biting...
Posted in thread: Hops in AL / Hops not cared for on 04-16-2008 at 02:23 PM
Actually Alabama is limited by alcohol content (6% and below) as well as volumetrically
(nothing above 16 fl oz...convenient since 500 ml=16.95 fl oz). And yes, there is a law
restricting homebrewing ...