Last Activity:11-18-2013 4:21 PM
Posted in thread: Weighting a floating heat stick? on 10-17-2013 at 04:58 PM
It is like this one except 2 feet longer and with a 90 degree bend at the bottom. It is only
a 1500w, just to get my hwt from 50f up to 140f before i hit it with propane to start my brew
Posted in thread: Weighting a floating heat stick? on 10-16-2013 at 10:45 PM
I did clamp it last time but its very long for heating my 55 gal hwt, and i had to clamp it
almost tight enough to crush the plastic abs(that's y im thinking of weighting it). yes it does
have a bend ...
Posted in thread: Weighting a floating heat stick? on 10-16-2013 at 04:59 PM
I built a home made heat stick with supplies from home depot, works great but because I jb
welded the element on it is air tight, so it floats. should i just poke holes in my pipe and
hope the jb weld...
Posted in thread: Water Bath Canning in a boiler maker? on 09-03-2013 at 08:56 PM
I got asked by a friend of mine if they could use my 55 gallon boiler maker with its false
bottom on my stand as a water bath canner, to save them time on some bulk canning. I cant see a
problem with ...
Posted in thread: Any problem lighting boil kettle before its full? on 08-20-2013 at 01:24 AM
Recently I've started doing large batches (32 gallons). I've developed a habit of lighting the
boil kettle after it gets about 10 gallons, and by the time that is done its a short wait to
full boil. I...
Posted in thread: bucket heater for hwt? on 06-09-2013 at 08:21 PM
Im not looking to walk in the door and drop the water Id just like to get the gap smaller. What
wattage would be needed to hit maybe 110-120f?
Posted in thread: bucket heater for hwt? on 06-09-2013 at 07:33 PM
I was wondering if anyone has used a small 1000W bucket heater to preheat their hwt? I am using
a 50 gallon stianless drum and was thinking it would be a time save to drop one in the night
before and ...
Posted in thread: Bulk dry yeast handeling? on 06-07-2013 at 07:46 PM
I got a 500g pack of yeast and I hadnt really given much though to how I was going to split it
up in smaller quantities for use, then it occurred to me might just be better off to wipe the
pack with s...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon plastic drum smell removal on 06-04-2013 at 10:17 PM
So the vinegar baking soda was a looser, I could smell fish before i got all the water out. The
Bleaced barrel looked great, the water was dark brown and it brought all sorts of crap to the
Posted in thread: brewing equipment supply in western canada? on 06-04-2013 at 09:51 PM
I've used hopdawgs for my 50 gallon brew line build. I used to order all my stuff from US
suppliers, ship it to MT and drive down and get it, because I was sick of getting gouged, or
not being able to...