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Posted in thread: (6) 55 gallon Plastic Conicals w/ Cooling on 08-18-2016 at 04:23 PM
I upgraded to stainless, so I'm getting rid of 6 of these 1.5bbl plastic conicals. They are of
the 55 gallon, full drain type and outfitted as follows: - 1-1/2" MPT x 1-1/2" TC in bottom
with a 1-1/2"...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-23-2014 at 01:59 AM
Posted in thread: Converted Keg on 10-06-2013 at 10:57 PM
Sold the keg off-board over two years ago.
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 07-03-2013 at 12:41 AM
I've been planning pretty much this exact build out myself and just stumbled on this thread.
Some good ideas for improvement on my design! Any chance you could elaborate a bit on the
fittings you used...
Posted in thread: How big of a batch size before heating becomes unnecessary? on 04-10-2013 at 05:51 PM
I think you are going to have to heat still. Just ballpark, a doubling of volume increases
surface area 2^(2/3) = 1.58. Since heat loss is related to surface area and heat generation is
related to vol...
Posted in thread: How big of a batch size before heating becomes unnecessary? on 04-10-2013 at 04:51 PM
Pretty much like the subject line says. I know at commercial breweries cooling is all that's
ever necessary on the fermenters, since the yeast in those huge batches generates so much heat.
But, I gene...
Posted in thread: Soldering Stainless steel on 01-16-2013 at 01:43 PM
TRICLOVER FERRULES: It seems that welders generally shy away from trying to weld the short 1/2"
(12.7mm) triclover ferrules because it is too tight for them to work. With dimpling and
soldering it sho...
Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 05-27-2012 at 12:26 PM
Are those skateboard wheels mounted between the rotors? Definitely a genius design. What kind
of flow rates do you get with it?
Posted in thread: Purpose of Pigtail on a GFCI Breaker? on 02-18-2012 at 09:09 PM
Thanks guys. I figured that was the case, but I wanted to check before I potentially ruined
such an expensive breaker. I'm concerned about the neatness of it only because I'm going to put
all my relay...
Posted in thread: Purpose of Pigtail on a GFCI Breaker? on 02-18-2012 at 03:47 PM
I'm curious if anyone knows if there's a specific reason why the neutral connection of a GFCI
breaker is always coiled. I'd like to straighten the one I have out for cleaner routing, but I
wanted to m...