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Posted in thread: RIMS Mash step-timings? on 02-19-2011 at 11:36 PM
I have my mash system set up with a home made RIMS tube (copper) and it heats about 1F per
minute.I have a stainless tube coming from Brewers Hardware and expect that will be more
efficient - perhaps ...
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 01-25-2011 at 09:10 PM
I think the PID will do a fine job of switching the element on and off to maintain your temps
w/o scorching. The key is to tune the system so it doesn't overshoot the temperature. Most PIDs
have an au...
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 01-25-2011 at 08:54 PM
[QUOTE=P-J;2581691] I cannot even begin to imagine how you would be able to control the element
and the pump, the way you want, using it. QUOTE]I'm not following what you mean. There's no
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 01-25-2011 at 01:06 PM
How about doing it this way. It will require a DPDT Center Off switch. It should give you the
control you want. If the element is energized the pump is also. The switch in the other
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 01-25-2011 at 05:11 AM
I have modified Sawdustguy's original drawing to suit my build (and this post has been a great
help - thanks all). Main thing I did is use a newer PID from Auberins and a different sensor. I
want to b...
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 11-07-2010 at 05:51 PM
I've really enjoyed this thread. I have ordered a 20g Mash Tun with RIMS fittings from Stout
Tanks and Kettles. It'll be here in Jan, so I'm going to start my wiring. This has been very
helpful. In lo...
Posted in thread: Haze on 10-20-2010 at 11:33 AM
Cloudy yeast suspension and polyphenol haze detract from the flavor and stability of the beer.
Too much suspended yeast can contribute to gout.
Posted in thread: bringing back beer on a plane on 10-20-2010 at 02:05 AM
Check it - or drink it.
Posted in thread: Haze on 10-20-2010 at 02:04 AM
I like clear beer. Most of my beers settle out crystal clear - I use moss, gelatin for ale, and
also polyclar 10 for pils.
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 07-02-2010 at 05:48 PM
How would you wire it if you didn't want the heater to come on unless the pump was also