Last Activity:12-01-2016 5:29 AM
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Posted in thread: Step temp question on 12-01-2016 at 06:01 AM
The temp is controlled by cutting the burner on and off. If I am looking for a higher temp i
set the pid to that temp. If it struggles to hit the temp I turn up the heat a little on the
burner. The pi...
Posted in thread: Step temp question on 12-01-2016 at 05:56 AM
What I have experimented with was setting the temp higher until it gets close then setting it
back down to the desired temp. This seems to work flawlessly and dosent over shoot temp. I just
Posted in thread: Step temp question on 12-01-2016 at 05:27 AM
Yes I heat the mash tun with a burner and recirculate. Thanks for taking the time to give me
Posted in thread: Step temp question on 12-01-2016 at 04:45 AM
Hey guys,I use a direct fire recirculating mash setup. When stepping to the next temp how high
should I set the temp on the my recirculation to get to the next temp.If I am adjusting to 156
should I s...
Posted in thread: step starter timing on 07-28-2016 at 04:32 AM
Well, last night I added the 2 gallons of wort and put the lid on. By the time I washed my pot,
bubbling had resumed in the air lock. This morning I found a mess in the kitchen, air lock
jammed with k...
Posted in thread: step starter timing on 07-26-2016 at 10:12 PM
Hey,I am trying to get a big starter ready for this weekend.I started a approximately 3 quart
starter Sunday evening about 7. I used one package of wlp001 and 1.040 wort with stir plate.I
plan on prep...
Posted in thread: Insulation for stainless steel mash tun on 02-24-2016 at 10:44 PM
I purchased a carbon fiber welding blanket. I know it will withstand the heat, but I am not
sure If it will insulate well enough. I ordered the 6x6 size from: will post results later.
Posted in thread: Insulation for stainless steel mash tun on 02-23-2016 at 07:58 PM
I have a recirculating, direct fire mash tun. I would like to insulate it. I have some of the
silver "bubble wrap stuff" from lowes. I am afraid of using it with the burner. Has anyone
found a better ...
Posted in thread: Spilt ma starter on 02-22-2016 at 07:38 PM
Very good,That's what I thought as well.Thanks for the response!
Posted in thread: Spilt ma starter on 02-22-2016 at 04:07 PM
Hey,I built up a starter for a 16.5 gallon batch. Yesterday I managed to spill it while pouring
into the fermenter. I don't know how much I spilled, but I estimate about 1/4 to 1/3 of it. I
was going ...