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Posted in thread: Conical fittings on 07-18-2013 at 02:41 AM
Scratch that. The reducer is 2" female to 3/4 inch female. I added a barb in between that and
Posted in thread: Conical fittings on 07-18-2013 at 02:39 AM
I cant remember for sure, but I think I got all the additional parts from Ace hardware locally.
The 2" male to 3/4 inch female reducer shouldn't be too hard to find. I added the pipe clamp
around the ...
Posted in thread: Conical fittings on 07-18-2013 at 12:23 AM
Here's a photo of my setup. For reference, the crossmember on the stand is just above the 1
Posted in thread: Conical fittings on 07-18-2013 at 12:15 AM
I usually do 20 or 25 gallon batches. With the dump/collect/dump schedule I suggested above
I've never had the trub collect much higher than about a half gallon (about 4-5 inches up the
cone). I've ne...
Posted in thread: Conical fittings on 07-17-2013 at 01:41 AM
Your setup is very close to what I have, same stand, it appears.My racking port is about 6-8
inches up from the base of the cone, slightly below the 1-gallon line (at about the 3/4 gallon
area). I don...
Posted in thread: Conical fittings on 07-16-2013 at 11:50 PM
Mine's mounted vertically (the fermenter sits in the basement bathroom, directly above a
drain). The racking port is at about 45 degrees but I generally try to dump or collect before
the trub reaches ...
Posted in thread: Conical fittings on 07-15-2013 at 11:45 PM
I have a 30 gallon with a 3/4 inch dump at the bottom, occasionally it takes a minute to begin
flowing, but I've never had it clog up entirely. I think you'd be okay going to 1/2 inch.
Posted in thread: Upgrading to 20 gallons batches - advice please on 07-11-2013 at 11:45 PM
When I moved from 10 to 25 gallon batches I quickly realized that cleaning and sanitizing five
carboys was a royal pain in the A. Also, racking to kegs too forever. The best purchase I made
was a 30 g...
Posted in thread: Knock-out punch for 3mm stainless on 07-10-2013 at 12:01 AM
How big a hole are we talking? Couldn't you just use a step bit and a drill?
Posted in thread: HDPE conical - to bleach or not to bleach? on 07-05-2013 at 04:13 PM
Thanks for the suggestions guys. 30 gallons of boiling water is going to be a tall order, but
I'm going to give it a go with hot tap water and bleach.