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Posted in thread: Where to get Ball Valve Teflon Seals on 04-13-2016 at 07:34 PM
I was doing some spring cleaning on my brewing rig and while disassembling the ball valves to
clean them I founds a couple that the PTFE seal/seat had become deformed. While it was still
water tight, ...
Posted in thread: Mash PH is always 5.0 ? on 02-24-2016 at 05:26 PM
I dont have a tank for my RO. I just run it into a cooler the night before I use it. However, I
do have a regular filter inline just ahead of the RO that I put there as a rough filter. It has
Posted in thread: Mash PH is always 5.0 ? on 02-19-2016 at 04:48 PM
So the ph of your ro water is 4.7 before doing anything to it? That's the first part that would
be a bit concerning for me. Is it a new ro system?How's your efficiency been doing? Are you
ending up wi...
Posted in thread: Mash PH is always 5.0 ? on 02-19-2016 at 04:42 PM
No, it isn't. It would be, at lowest, about 5.6 if the RO system were perfect (removed
everything). Given that it doesn't pH will probably be in the low 6's. There is something wrong
with the way you ...
Posted in thread: Mash PH is always 5.0 ? on 02-19-2016 at 05:18 AM
I am mostly using colorphast strips. I used to use a ph meter but i gound strips are easier. I
read up on how to use them on the forum. I have also used the calibration solutions for the
meter to test...
Posted in thread: Mash PH is always 5.0 ? on 02-19-2016 at 03:47 AM
Almost 90% of the time my mash PH is 5. Despite what ezwater or brunwater tells me. I use RO
water that I make from tap. The dissolved solids is 2 or less and the PH is 4.7. Most grain
bills ar 2 row,...
Posted in thread: Help With Rims Rocket and thermocouples on 08-16-2015 at 09:09 PM
Luckingly i found a thread that adresses this situation. The controllers with mechaical relays
like the stc wont work. I am going the same route as you described. That's good confirmation
Posted in thread: Help With Rims Rocket and thermocouples on 08-13-2015 at 11:27 PM
A couple of years ago my wife bought me a Hop Rocket for xmas and I have used it off and on.
Now that I that do hot stands and whirpool hopping I don't use it for it's intended purpose
that much.I hav...
Posted in thread: Brett Lambicus on 07-13-2015 at 10:10 PM
In my understanding Brett needs some O2 expsoure to produce acetic acid. SO I would ad a new
pitch of brett with 500 mls of a 1.020 starter wort. Let it eat through the starter. Then shake
Posted in thread: Consecration kit from MoreBeer on 07-13-2015 at 09:39 PM
I bought and brewed this kits 3 years ago. KIt is good, ingredients were good,instructions were
OK (back then were off on one aspect).I mashed at 156F.I fermented with the recommended Abbey
Ale 2 from...