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Posted in thread: Variable speed controller on 03-08-2013 at 01:07 PM
So "*Sensitive potentiometer for precise heater control" is not what I'm looking for? What is
the difference between a potentiometer and rheostat?I suppose we should step back, what is your
goal? It s...
Posted in thread: Variable speed controller on 03-07-2013 at 07:07 PM
If I'm understanding it correctly that link looks like what I want. To clarify, I would like to
have one element in a kettle. I would like some kind of control knob that I could set to 100%
to heat qu...
Posted in thread: Variable speed controller on 03-07-2013 at 05:53 PM
That's a bizarre set up...:(Works great for my needs and was much less pricey then other
options I found for variable temp control. A SSR simply cut's power to the element so for
example if you set th...
Posted in thread: Variable speed controller on 03-07-2013 at 04:57 PM
What about this: I used this SSR setup (Solid State Relay) with a PID to control how often
the element is "ON" works great!I just ran some 10 gauge wire from a 30A double pole GFCI
breaker into the ...
Posted in thread: Surly Darkness Recipe on 08-23-2012 at 08:07 PM
So I heard in some podcast that Surly used Belgian Special B I assume that would be the "Dark
Crystal" in the original recipe.Unless my research proves something better I think I will try
this one i...
Posted in thread: Bottle Bombs? on 08-17-2012 at 06:21 PM
HI again - my FG was 1.026 - this is close to what Beersmith said it was going to finish
at.Thanks all for the responces - and I did not know that champagne yeast do not eat maltose -
that fact alone ...
Posted in thread: Bottle Bombs? on 08-17-2012 at 03:29 PM
I think the dryness from that yeast comes from it getting the beverage to a much lower FG, thus
making it dry - yeah I was going to use that yeast for Apfelwein cider.Thanks for the info; the
Posted in thread: Bottle Bombs? on 08-17-2012 at 03:08 PM
HI,I wanted to run this by you all...I just accidently pitched 1 gram of my Imperial stout
sitting at 1.026 FG + 3oz priming sugar.I was supposed to use Safale US-05 Ale Yeast, but mixed
them up.So ...
Posted in thread: OFFICIAL Kate the Great Russian Imperial Stout Clone on 08-14-2012 at 06:20 PM
Well lemmiwinks, I was listening to a brewing network podcast where they covered this topic. if
you think you needed to add yeast they recommended using about 1 gram of yeast rehydrating it
Posted in thread: How much beer should I have at my wedding reception? on 04-06-2012 at 07:39 PM
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