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Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 02-06-2014 at 07:20 PM
You could always go to brewhardare.com and get the no tri clover weldess version at the bottom
of the page. It's only $24. - I just ordered the $24 piece you mentioned, this is exactly what
I was loo...
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 02-06-2014 at 05:12 PM
What is the consensus for capping the heating element side of the RIMS tube? I have seen PVC
suggested, but is that the best option? If PVC, what is the best way to affix the cap to the
tube? This is ...
Posted in thread: List of PJ Electrical Diagrams on 02-04-2014 at 03:53 PM
I suspect that he is referring to breaking the tab on a standard, 120v, duplex outlet, so that
each receptacle can be powered independently.Exactly...sorry for not being clear.
Posted in thread: List of PJ Electrical Diagrams on 02-04-2014 at 12:42 PM
Ok. Here is a diagram that you can use.As always click on the image to see and save a fullscale
diagram for your build. hope this helps you.P-JP-J: On this one, if the RIMS is 1500W, could I
use one ...
Posted in thread: List of PJ Electrical Diagrams on 01-22-2014 at 12:28 PM
The SSR is required as the PID I choose to use cannot control the raw power requied for the
element without it.I think I follow. To paraphrase (correct me if I'm wrong), the difference is
that the the...
Posted in thread: List of PJ Electrical Diagrams on 01-22-2014 at 02:18 AM
Hi PJ - thanks for all your contributions here! I am VERY interested in building the very
simplistic RIMS controller on pg 21 of the thread, but I like to understand all the rationale
before building ...
Posted in thread: LHBS pittsburgh on 11-24-2012 at 01:26 AM
Hi all... Need to pick up some grain in Pittsburgh ( north allegheny specifically ) and I am
unfamiliar with the area. Can Anyone from around there recommend a shop? Sorry if this is a
Posted in thread: Cheyco's CFC on 04-15-2012 at 03:28 AM
I just built my CFC according to this thread and tested it tonight for the first time with
boiling water. This bad boy took down 5 gallons of 212 degree water to 66 degrees within 12-15
minutes! I do ...
Posted in thread: My First Lager - When to Start Diacetyl Rest? on 02-28-2012 at 12:23 AM
My lager has been in diacetyl rest for 3 days now, with the gravity moving from 1.010 at the
start to 1.005 currently. Tonight I took a sample and ran a diacetyl test as described in
"yeast." I'm no d...
Posted in thread: My First Lager - When to Start Diacetyl Rest? on 02-25-2012 at 02:35 PM
Thanks Yooper. That makes sense and good advice for the next lager. On this one, the temp was
down to 50 within only a few hours so hopefully the temp change was fast enough to avoid the
side effects ...