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Posted in thread: Measuring Water Additions (Scale only Does 1g) on 12-06-2013 at 03:04 PM
Plan A: Get a refund, and find a new scale.Plan B: Place 2 nickels on your scale. Record the
weight. Let's assume it says 10.8 g. Now weight out 10.8 g of whatever you'll be using. You now
have 10.0 g...
Posted in thread: Best soldering tool (iron, torch, etc.)? on 12-04-2013 at 10:28 PM
NO I'm not buying it yet , still convinced that there is something odd with soldering to
stainless steel. Its funny stuff. There's more to soldering than floating wet metal into a
void.You apparently ...
Posted in thread: what is the ph of RO water on 12-04-2013 at 02:40 AM
Basically what i wanted to know is when using a water calculator to add salts and adjust mash
ph what should i say the ph of my ro water isYou don't. You need to give it the alkalinity. I
know it seem...
Posted in thread: Why Is So Much Emphasis Placed On Water Chemistry? on 11-30-2013 at 12:56 PM
I came here because I've noticed an undue amount of attention being brought to bear upon water
chemistry by novice home brewers who probably don't even have the basic techniques mastered.If
Posted in thread: Getting worse as a homebrewer-1st All Grain=Astringent Taste on 11-27-2013 at 08:06 PM
I used the bottled because I have hard water. I figured it made a difference in the beginning
stages of extract brewing. So I kept using it thinking it was ok.The term "bottled water" means
Posted in thread: Water Report Google Map - Add Your Info! on 11-27-2013 at 02:51 PM
If I were looking here for a water profile, there would be a few things I'd like to see. So it
would be helpful to encourage users to include the following with each upload:1. Source of
Posted in thread: Getting worse as a homebrewer-1st All Grain=Astringent Taste on 11-26-2013 at 08:24 PM
I am also about to send in my water for analysis. Pre and post filter.I wouldn't waste my
money on sending 2 samples. Most types of basic water filters do not remove the dissolved
minerals we worry a...
Posted in thread: RO Membrane Question on 11-26-2013 at 06:18 AM
I've been running recovery at about 33% because of what I consider to be high silica (28 mg/L)
because it is at the upper edge of the range typically found in ground water in the US and the
Posted in thread: RO Membrane Question on 11-25-2013 at 11:27 PM
The main reason I thought to remove them was maintenance costs. I suppose if they aren't really
doing anything they should last a really long time so the cost to maintain approaches nil.
Thanks for th...
Posted in thread: Wide Mouth Glass Fermentor on 11-23-2013 at 07:35 PM
Does this qualify?Speidel plastic fermenter - 7.9 GallonI've seen those but 1) they aren't
clear (why not, it's fun) and 2) costs WAY more than a simple injection/blow molded piece of
PET. My point is...