Last Activity:08-28-2013 8:02 PM
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Posted in thread: Custom Forged Tap Handles on 08-28-2013 at 09:55 PM
I'm in north Druid hills. My brother is out south of Augusta in Louisville currently.
Posted in thread: Custom Forged Tap Handles on 08-28-2013 at 02:47 PM
I tried to post this in the vendor section but guess I have to be registered as such.
Anyway...I wanted to make people aware of some custom tap handles my brother has been forging
lately. He just post...
Posted in thread: Efficiency debacle on 02-02-2012 at 11:23 PM
I can't speak for batch sparging since I've always done fly sparging. For me, I've always
gotten 75-80% efficiency using a cooker mashtun. I feel the critical variables are a slow
Posted in thread: Basic electric BK on 02-02-2012 at 11:09 PM
Remember, With the 5500w element you will need access to 240v to reach that wattage. Depending
on if your brewing area already has access to a 240v outlet (dryer or range), you will have to
run the wi...
Posted in thread: hybrid HLT for HERMS? on 01-05-2012 at 03:52 PM
The BobbyM style heat shield is exactly what I have protecting my heating element cable from
the flames. I also wrapped the thing in flame retardant cloth and heat shield covering about a
foot out of ...
Posted in thread: Why Electric? Confused on 11-28-2011 at 04:32 PM
Not sure why eBrewing would effect your efficiency. To me, the most important factors aside
from mixing the heck out of the mash at dough in to ensure no dough balls and a nice mixture
are. 1. Slow sp...
Posted in thread: Why Electric? Confused on 11-21-2011 at 06:58 PM
In reply to the first post, the Brew Magic does actually use an electric element to maintain
the mash temperature as a RIMS set up. Rather than the wort being pumped through a coil in the
HLT, it goes...
Posted in thread: Dead ssr? on 08-14-2011 at 08:26 PM
Just did the light bulb test. I didn't bother digging out a 9 volt battery from the closet,
just wired in a lamp through the SSR with all power off. As expected, the light worked, so I'm
Posted in thread: Dead ssr? on 08-12-2011 at 08:51 PM
Just got home and per PJ unhooked the ssr and checked the element output. I get 1 volt across
hots, 120 from 1 leg to neutral and 55 from the leg that was going through the ssr to neutral.
The first t...
Posted in thread: Dead ssr? on 08-12-2011 at 05:28 PM
Good call. I'll double check when I skip out of work early this Friday afternoon... ;) not like
I'm getting mug done here with my brewery on the verge of completion.