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Posted in thread: Another electrical question for the experts... on 02-06-2010 at 05:36 PM
If your spa breaker has a 240v gfci in it, it probably will support 110 as well. does the
breaker in the spa unit have a white pigtail attached to it and the neutral bus?If so, ditch
the 110v gfci. Th...
Posted in thread: Another electrical question for the experts... on 02-06-2010 at 03:22 PM
I want to preface this by saying be very carful around electricity. I am not an electrician,
nor do I assume any responsibility if you burn your house down or electrocute yourself. You
need to keep th...
Posted in thread: Snow-globe Looking Belg. Quad in Primary on 12-02-2009 at 03:15 PM
Revvy hit the nail on the head: leave it in there for awhile. I'd check gravity once a week or
so, and don't worry about leaving it on the yeast for awhile. Remember, Belgain brews are
supposed to hav...
Posted in thread: Belgian Raspberry Ale on 11-07-2009 at 08:21 PM
Someone asked for this, so here goes. This is my first recipe posting, and I'm not at my
brew-house so I don't have hard numbers handy so this is from memory, but I'll update
later:5gal batch, full bo...
Posted in thread: Ahhh Explosion! on 11-01-2009 at 11:47 PM
The first batch of our raspberry belgian did this because the seeds from the raspberrys clogged
the airlock. Unfortunately it got infected and ruined a ~$70 batch :-( Re-brewed it, fermented
with a bl...
Posted in thread: Peltier fermenter cooler using water heat exchangers on 09-25-2009 at 04:56 AM
Check out these guys: specialize in Peltier based liquid chillers for computer cooling. I have
one of their 'Eliminator' systems in my PC, and it runs consistently around 20 degrees F below
Posted in thread: Botched thermothingy install on 05-12-2009 at 05:05 PM
I did exactly the same thing when drilling my Coleman Extreme MLT for the thermothingy.
Fortunately I need a separate 1/2" bulkhead for my sight glass anyway, so I found a fitting
that will let me mou...
Posted in thread: Experience with used Bourbon Barrels? on 04-28-2009 at 04:36 AM
I've been wanting to try brewing a bourbon stout for awhile, but my only experience was a
spoiled batch from I'm guessing not getting the oak chips we used perfectly sanitized. Anyone
who's using wood...
Posted in thread: Using a PID to control a pump in a HERMS setup? A no-no? on 04-15-2009 at 06:50 PM
If you want to pump 2.5gal/minute through a coil and heat it in that coil from 122F to 152F, a
30F rise... you will need... wait for it.The equivilent of 8000 WATTS of power applied directly
to 2.5 ga...
Posted in thread: Using a PID to control a pump in a HERMS setup? A no-no? on 04-15-2009 at 05:46 PM
Well, not having brewed an AG yet, but considering building a HERMS and having a decent
understanding of thermodynamics, this thread is really interesting to me. Without any specific