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Posted in thread: Strike Temp on 11-08-2015 at 05:41 PM
FirstAidBrewing - that's a great name. Does Beersmith make a distinction as to whether you're
adding water to the grain or grain to the water?
Posted in thread: Strike Temp on 11-08-2015 at 05:02 PM
fyi, my setup is a single tier, 2 pump system with hlt, mash and boil keggles so I'm normally
brewing 10 gallon batches. Note that I brew in my basement (in the south) where I have fairly
Posted in thread: Maintain Sparge Water Temp?? on 05-29-2014 at 03:58 PM
I do a 170 mash out although for only 5 minutes (while recirculating), so when I start the
sparge the mash bed is at 170. While I'm mashing out I heat the sparge water to 170. When the
mash out is don...
Posted in thread: Maintain Sparge Water Temp?? on 05-28-2014 at 07:29 PM
I have burners for the mash and HLT, but I don't want to apply heat to the mash without
recirculating and I can't do that because the pump is in use pumping wort from the mash keggle
to the boil kettl...
Posted in thread: Maintain Sparge Water Temp?? on 05-28-2014 at 12:28 PM
I'm going to post this question again since I didn't get a response.I have a 2 pump single tier
Brutus system with 3 keggles. I am brewing 10 gal batches so I'm typically 12+ gals preboil.
That means ...
Posted in thread: Where to find longer Piezo Electrode Assemblies on 05-08-2014 at 07:59 PM
The above picture is just an example. I'm attaching a pic of the ones I actually have. The
electrode is rigid (I believe it is tungsten) and the wire actually attaches on the other end
of the ceramic ...
Posted in thread: Where to find longer Piezo Electrode Assemblies on 05-08-2014 at 06:33 PM
Thanks Stealthcruiser. You can't remove the electrode from the ceramic insulator. I thought
about using some of the insulators like the ones you suggested at McMaster and use high temp
wire as the ele...
Posted in thread: Where to find longer Piezo Electrode Assemblies on 05-08-2014 at 03:04 PM
I want to install Piezoelectric or Battery Spark igniters for my 3 wok burners on my Brutus
system. The problem is that the only electrode assemblies that I can find (almost all are sold
for bbq grill...
Posted in thread: Maintaining Water Temp During Fly Sparge on 05-08-2014 at 02:51 PM
I have a 2 pump single tier Brutus system with 3 keggles. I am brewing 10 gal batches so I'm
typically 12+ gals preboil. My question has to do with my fly sparge. When I start, my sparge
water is at 1...
Posted in thread: Problem motorizing my Maltmill on 05-07-2014 at 09:12 PM
Well, the belt dressing did the trick. Thanks for the idea Jayhem! That's some nasty stuff.
Anyone know how long is it supposed to last? It says not to over use. Not sure whether that
means with one a...