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Posted in thread: upgrade a 110 panel to a 220 panel on 12-08-2016 at 02:25 AM
Those SSRs look OK to me. 480v is maximum load (24 - 480V AC)
Posted in thread: 2 bad 40A SSRs? on 12-08-2016 at 02:22 AM
Posted in thread: False Bottom and Water Calculations on 12-07-2016 at 09:59 PM
I would err on the side of less sparge water rather than dropping the mash level below the
grain bed. Seems like you might be compacting the grain bed, and risking stuck sparge. Some
brewers don't spa...
Posted in thread: upgrade a 110 panel to a 220 panel on 12-07-2016 at 09:50 PM
Also, so this is the gfci breaker out of my spa panel. It is the right size to fit my main
panel. Anything wrong with just popping it in there to replace the current 30amp dryer breaker
that is there?...
Posted in thread: upgrade a 110 panel to a 220 panel on 12-07-2016 at 09:47 PM
Wire size might be printed right on the wire. I have a 50 amp 220v panel, and I used 10AWG for
each of two HERMS elements, and bought a 50 AMP 3 wire plug for the main power.
Posted in thread: Water Report From Ward Lab, What Do You Think? on 12-07-2016 at 02:12 AM
I just noticed you are from Canandaigua! Cheers I drive through there all the time!Look me up
if you are ever in Wellsville.
Posted in thread: Water Report From Ward Lab, What Do You Think? on 12-02-2016 at 11:08 PM
I see you were also asking about campden taablets. I assume you are worried about chlorine? I
think the charcoal filter will remove chlorine, but some municipatities add chloramide.
Charcoal does not ...
Posted in thread: Water Report From Ward Lab, What Do You Think? on 12-02-2016 at 05:10 PM
I ignored the PH on my report. The mash chemistry will change the PH quite a bit.What caught my
attention is all that bicarbonate. Not the best for IPAs. A quick Google turned up info that
Posted in thread: Kraeusen still on top after 17 days on 11-09-2016 at 10:22 PM
Yes... 25 years brewing, and 15 batches ;)Can you honestly tell me that's how you pull
hydrometer samples? When you pressurize the head space it will keep flowing until the pressure
equalizes. You nee...
Posted in thread: Kraeusen still on top after 17 days on 11-09-2016 at 09:17 PM
Re: MagicMattNot picking on you. Like I said, you are right. We all just have preferred
methods...Wow, pulling hydrometer samples with CO2? Sounds pretty fussy. I honestly can't even
picture it. I tho...