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Posted in thread: Heating Element Enclosures on 07-22-2016 at 01:47 AM
While this is a nice feature its also easily replicated with a drill and 3 seconds using any
other enclosure like the HotPod.Never said it couldn't be replicated, just that the
manufacturer thought of...
Posted in thread: Heating Element Enclosures on 07-19-2016 at 05:34 PM
I have a Stilldragon housing as well. They are built to last and they have a safety feature
most element housings do not have, they have a "weep" hole on the back of them. If you look at
Posted in thread: The Big SS Upgrade with reviews on 07-18-2016 at 08:53 PM
If you plan on fly sparging with the SS Brewtech manifold, you'll be very disappointed. I
purchased it thinking I could and it did not work very well. Water was not coming out of any of
the smaller ho...
Posted in thread: Boil off rate, first kettle use on 07-18-2016 at 08:45 PM
Propane, yes. Sounds like I am on target. Learning a new kettle takes a few brews for volume
adjustments.As someone else stated, if you want a lower boil off rate, lower the flame.My
system is an all ...
Posted in thread: Boil off rate, first kettle use on 07-18-2016 at 02:12 PM
Boil off rate is affected by the size of the kettle, that's why boil off rates are different
from brewer to brewer, there is no "standard" boil off rate.In any event, I have 20 gallon
Spike kettles an...
Posted in thread: Bought Commercial Cooler..Thoughts? on 07-18-2016 at 10:57 AM
Working in the food business for many years, usually refrigeration units that size do not have
an "on/off" switch. Most times they are hard wired (no plug) and there is an emergency cut off
Posted in thread: Homebrew Brewery Name? on 07-13-2016 at 06:30 PM
What is the street name you live on? There is a Brewery here in NY called Captain Lawrence, the
owner used to live on a street called Captain Lawrence, sometimes simpler is better....
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Insulation on 07-12-2016 at 04:54 PM
It's not necessary, but, it will help maintain temps more efficiently especially if you're
brewing outside and it's a little windy. If you're brewing inside like a commercial brewery,
then I would ski...
Posted in thread: Which thermowell for thermoworks probe? on 07-08-2016 at 09:19 PM
Second vote for a compression fitting for the probe.
Posted in thread: Mill Question: Keep my 2 roller, or upgrade to a 3 roller? on 07-08-2016 at 08:57 PM
Upgrading to larger diameter rollers would likely be helpful. It is supposed to minimize husk
tearing and shredding. The model I bought it is now the "pro" version.Have you brewed a batch
with your mi...