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Posted in thread: Testing new Control Panel on 09-20-2014 at 05:49 PM
I figured out the issue. Everything was wired correctly. It seems the adjustable DC power
supply was to close the the back plate or the screws I was using was touching the back of the
box through the ...
Posted in thread: Testing new Control Panel on 09-17-2014 at 03:09 AM
Attached are some pics of the inside of the panel. One thing to note, I am assuming I don't
need the fuses in place for the heating element plugs in order to test. Please let me know if I
am wrong on ...
Posted in thread: Testing new Control Panel on 09-17-2014 at 02:39 AM
My contactors don't have the option of turning them off. I have a multimeter but not to
electrical savvy enough to know how to test without power applied. What is the best way to do
Posted in thread: Testing new Control Panel on 09-17-2014 at 02:21 AM
Kal, I created a wire like what is shown in your picture to test. Plugged into a normal garage
outlet that is a GFCI plug. When I turned the key on the box, the power light and meters
flashed I heard ...
Posted in thread: Testing new Control Panel on 09-15-2014 at 04:26 PM
Thanks Kal, I will try this out. I will report back with my results. Thanks for all the hard
work you put into your guide to build this, couldn't have done it without it.
Posted in thread: Testing new Control Panel on 09-14-2014 at 07:18 PM
I completed my electric control panel awhile ago but haven't had the chance to do anything with
it yet as I don't have a plug/breaker setup that will handle the final draw it will need.
However, my qu...
Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 04-12-2014 at 06:10 AM
I just finished my build of this. Works great! I did realize that I have to use a small stir
bar to make sure it doesn't spin off. Doesn't help that I am using a 1 gallon jug as the
Posted in thread: High Alkalinity and High PH on 11-06-2012 at 02:23 AM
Yeah these numbers are the average. The report doesnt give me chloride or sulfate levels.
However it gives me the following in addition to the numbers I already posted.Arsenic
Posted in thread: High Alkalinity and High PH on 11-05-2012 at 06:39 AM
I just reviewed my local water quality report and realized that I am dealing with a high
alkaline level and high ph of my water. I have noticed that most of my brews always have some
sort of weird fla...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer question on 11-02-2012 at 02:46 AM
Bill,If you are just getting started brewing you would be fine getting Northern Brewers basic
hydrometer here: If you plan on getting involved in the hobby, which I am sure you will once
you have br...