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  • Posted in thread: How many taps do you have or on 06-24-2013 at 11:15 PM
    Poll too small for me too, i have 14 from the coffin box off the walk in cooler.

  • Posted in thread: Brewmagic Woes on 07-18-2012 at 02:45 AM
    If you are using standard 20# tanks, it sounds like you are tripping the safety device in the
    tank valve, that prevents it from allowing the lpg to free flow. What I do to make sure this
    doesn't happe...

  • Posted in thread: Immersion or Counterflow? on 05-27-2012 at 12:48 AM
    Are you building this yourself, or buying it premade?I tend to think 30 ft should be fine for a
    5 gallon batch. You will want a way to agitate the wort around it to keep the wort from

  • Posted in thread: Immersion or Counterflow? on 05-27-2012 at 12:26 AM
    When I tried a prechiller, I had to manually agitate it for it to work because the water around
    the prechiller kept stratifying, and I would run through a lot of ice for not much benefit.
    This was whe...

  • Posted in thread: Counterflow Chiller recirculate? on 05-27-2012 at 12:20 AM
    don't use the prechiller until you need to, otherwise you will run through a tremendous amount
    of ice unnecessarily.

  • Posted in thread: Counterflow Chiller recirculate? on 05-26-2012 at 10:38 PM
    You can also go with a post chiller:use your current counterflow chiller, and then go through
    another coil of copper that is submerged in ice water that is being agitated. That should be a
    good option...

  • Posted in thread: Immersion or Counterflow? on 05-26-2012 at 10:28 PM
    What is the current diameter and length of your immersion chiller?Do you think you will ever
    move to 10 gallon batches?Pre-chillers in my experience don't work that well and are a pain to

  • Posted in thread: Tubing on 05-26-2012 at 05:13 AM
    I use 1/2 inch silicone tubing, thick walled. I recirculate in the last 15 minutes of the boil
    in order to heat sterilize the tubing and the pump. I just rinse it after brewing. I've used
    the same tub...

  • Posted in thread: Single-tier SS Brew Stand Complete (Pics) on 03-15-2012 at 08:50 PM
    Excellent brewstand!

  • Posted in thread: my new philosophy with kegging equipment on 01-17-2012 at 03:02 AM
    The 3/16''ID Bev-Flex tubing has a 5/16''OD, so you can use the JG fittings with the
    appropriate tube fitting size.The pressure drop per foot is lower for the tubing, so you need
    more of it, I've read...

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