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Posted in thread: Anyone use a chilled conical to bring wort to pitching temp? on 09-10-2016 at 04:07 PM
I dont have a conical yet, but it is in the plan.I have a dedicated small fridge I was going to
run a water cooling loop through.just be aware that simply having a container of water in a
fridge will ...
Posted in thread: Plasma Cutter in Calgary? on 08-25-2016 at 08:27 PM
Use an angle grinder with a cutoff wheel for stainless, it's not that hard and plenty of "How
To's" on this forum. I've made 4 of them and worked perfectly every time.
Posted in thread: Motorized Grain Mills: Time to show them off! on 08-25-2016 at 08:18 PM
Motors don't (typically) explode. But that's not what that is describing. What that means in an
electric motor is that they have protected it from allowing sparks from the brushes, etc. to
escape and ...
Posted in thread: Motorized Grain Mills: Time to show them off! on 08-20-2016 at 02:47 PM
Not 100% setup yet but it works. Its a 1 HP Single-Phase 1725 RPM explosion proof motor with a
10:1 speed reducer so Im getting around 172 RPM on the mill.Edit: If anyone can tell me how to
fix the im...
Posted in thread: Picnic vs Standard Metal Faucet on 08-07-2016 at 08:21 PM
I've been thinking about the same thing, so since it's working well for you, I'm gonna give it
a shot. :tank:I use the same setup for bottle fills (old racking cane jammed into the spout
though) and i...
Posted in thread: Picnic vs Standard Metal Faucet on 08-07-2016 at 08:16 PM
Just and FYI, the more times you open a keezer, the more moisture gets into the keezer
especially during the summer time when humidity is high. If you use a picnic tap, you'll be
opening that keezer e...
Posted in thread: Sanitary weld? Gounds for an exchange? on 08-04-2016 at 08:31 PM
I own two 20 gallon Spike kettles that I had customized, I ordered them both at the same time.
Both came in pristine condition with perfect welds and I had 2 inch TC installed on both
kettles for an e...
Posted in thread: Mounting chugger pumps on the stand. High or Low? on 08-03-2016 at 09:38 PM
Rotate the head, remove the 4 screws, do not pull the pump head off, just rotate the head to
the position you want it in, line up the mounting holes and insert the screws again.
Posted in thread: Mounting chugger pumps on the stand. High or Low? on 08-02-2016 at 06:01 PM
I agree, you need a valve right off the drain port of the kettle. The way it is not, you won't
be able to remove the pump from the kettle in the event it clogs or stops working. Also, you
have the out...
Posted in thread: Mash Sample Chiller on 08-02-2016 at 05:52 PM
Or, better yet, a freezer mug:
https://www.amazon.com/Freezer-Mug-Double-16oz-Capacity/dp/B00772PGVCJust freeze it a few hours
prior and the ice that forms in between the sleeves will chill the same r...