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Posted in thread: Motorizing my Barley Crusher on 05-22-2015 at 11:06 PM
I just bought a Dart variable 115vdc A/C to 115Vdc controller off Amazon for $60, works great.
I also just picked up a 3/4" lovejoy to a 1/2' lovejoy (I had to get a 1/2" to a 3/8" reducer
for the gra...
Posted in thread: Building a keg bottom draining mashtun on 05-22-2015 at 09:20 PM
I just got a free 15 gallon keg for free, the spear in it was damaged so it was already removed
and the keg is in excellent condition. My plan is to cut out the bottom of the keg and use a
Posted in thread: Aeration set up (using aquarium stones) on 05-22-2015 at 09:02 PM
Just pick up a stainless steel aeration stone from one if the suppliers on here you'll be
better off and they will last longer and no concerns. The best part with the stainless ones are
they are durab...
Posted in thread: Doubling Down: SS Brewtech Conical + FTSS + Glycol Power Pack on 05-22-2015 at 08:56 PM
I bought an aquarium chiller and it works fantastic. Half the cost and does the job:Active Aqua
Chiller Refrigeration Unit, 1/10 HP
Posted in thread: Motorizing my Barley Crusher on 04-10-2015 at 07:14 PM
I just picked up this motor off of eBay. I'm hoping that it will workout for motorizing my
barley crusher. I need to get a 3/4" to 3/8" lovejoy coupling (I believe the Barley crusher is
3/8"). This wa...
Posted in thread: Drilling holes in stainless on 01-27-2015 at 01:03 AM
If you drill to fast and the bit heats up, it will heat op the stainless steel and harden the
metal making it difficult to drill and it will destroy your bit. Put the drill on a slow speed
with high t...
Posted in thread: Big Mouth Bubbler Evo 2 on 01-19-2015 at 07:09 PM
Well, it looks like Midwest came out with a "version 2" of their glass big mouth bubbler.
Supposedly it has thicker glass walls, up to 17% thicker than the previous model. wonder if
they'll offer a ...
Posted in thread: Removing watermelon extract taste from lines on 01-18-2015 at 11:41 AM
Yes, the soapy water can be rinsed off, with water, like on your dishes. But unlike your dishes
that have all smooth surfaces, soapy water can be a little difficult to rinse completely out of
Posted in thread: New counter flow chiller questions. on 01-17-2015 at 11:00 PM
I have a stainless steel one. When I first got it I ran some TSP through it to remove any
residual oils in it, rinsed it with hot water and then I ran StarSan through it to sanitize
it.Now what I do i...
Posted in thread: Removing watermelon extract taste from lines on 01-17-2015 at 10:50 PM
Use beer line cleaning solution such as this: you use soapy water, you can get a soapy taste
to your beer.