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  • Posted in thread: New 7 gallon conical fermenter coming this month on 07-01-2015 at 05:22 PM
    Maybe how flimsy the pipe legs will depend on the pipe wall thickness?PVC pipe comes in
    different grades like schedule #40, #80. I took a look at the webpage and the proposed price of
    $100 is too high...

  • Posted in thread: Building a keg bottom draining mashtun on 07-01-2015 at 12:56 AM
    Well, I just made my first brew yesterday in the new mash/tun, it's officially broken in. It
    performed perfect. Held Temps in a 60 min mash and only dropped less than 2 degrees in that
    time, and that ...

  • Posted in thread: New 7 gallon conical fermenter coming this month on 06-29-2015 at 09:34 PM
    Even with all that, I still think it will be flimsy with the pvc since pvc flexes. Maybe black
    pipe?

  • Posted in thread: New 7 gallon conical fermenter coming this month on 06-29-2015 at 08:23 PM
    You make a good point about the legs. The Base model is the only one available right now with
    those short legs. They are going to be offering upgraded versions with longer legs and
    different yeast dum...

  • Posted in thread: Building a keg bottom draining mashtun on 06-28-2015 at 03:30 PM
    The last pieces came in on Friday, the latches for the lid. I just installed them (they are all
    stainless steel) and adjusted them, they clamp down nice and tight, no heat or steam will be
    coming out ...

  • Posted in thread: Cleaning new all grain equipment on 06-27-2015 at 06:14 PM
    Good luck on your brew. Afterwords, just clean with PBW no need to use anything else.

  • Posted in thread: PETainer kegs used as a fermenter on 06-25-2015 at 07:24 PM
    I would worry about using it as a fermenter. Being able to properly clean the bottom of it
    where those "nubs" are (pretty hard to get into those) and scratching the plastic during
    cleaning and not bei...

  • Posted in thread: Building a keg bottom draining mashtun on 06-25-2015 at 07:13 PM
    Put it on there with a wood burning setup.I think it would be more fitting, versus a big vinyl
    placard.Just think, you could use a magnifying glass, and sit out in the Sun and burn it on
    there...........

  • Posted in thread: Using TSP to Clean Copper on 06-25-2015 at 05:42 PM
    I used the TSP-PF stuff to clean my new conical, it did the trick. Others have just used a
    straight hot PBW soak and that worked as well or even Oxyclean.I'm not sure about it preventing
    your copper f...

  • Posted in thread: what could I use this for... on 06-25-2015 at 05:10 PM
    Again, not that it would eat through it or destroy it in anyway. I just know when I passivated
    my kettles and conical, there was a metallic "odor" while the Starsan was just sitting in the
    stainless v...

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