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Posted in thread: Rushing a Hefeweizen? on 08-26-2011 at 11:10 PM
:rolleyes:Seriously? Get over it, dude. Somebody on the internet has an opinion that isn't
shared by you. OH NOES! ITS THE END OF THE WOOORLD!Seriously, move on.Besides, it's quite
obvious that weizen...
Posted in thread: Rushing a Hefeweizen? on 08-11-2011 at 06:58 AM
I recently brewed a Hefe with a 2 liter starter of SN Kellerweis yeast. I fermented around 70
degrees in an open bucket, and the beer went from 1.048 to 1.010 in 2 days. I kegged on day 4,
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 08-10-2011 at 04:02 PM
You need a DPST switch to do what you want. The Pump Switch on my diagram below is wired so
that the element can't come on as long as the pump is not engaged. One pole of the DPST will
switch power to...
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 08-09-2011 at 10:56 PM
Cool! So you used the low alarm as an element shutdown? It was wired like in the
attachment?Here's the entire layout I intend to use. It allows me to use the march pump without
having to energize the ...
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 08-08-2011 at 04:10 AM
Thanks for the advice, but since I already have the PIDs in question, I'd rather use them if at
all possible. Looking at the instruction manual here: see that terminals 9 and 10 can be used
for SSR c...
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 07-31-2011 at 06:32 PM
I'm planning on building one of these soon. I'll be getting the tri clover tube from Brewers
Handware and using a 1500 watt 120v element. I already have two of these auber PIDs that I was
planning on ...
Posted in thread: looking for clarification on heating elements for RIMS on 07-29-2011 at 10:18 PM
-I used the Extra low watt density 1500w 120v element from plummers supply. It was small, and
it's working great so far. It just barley fit in a 1.5" tube, without having to bend it.I was
Posted in thread: looking for clarification on heating elements for RIMS on 07-27-2011 at 03:21 AM
So, trigger, how's the heating element treating you after 7+ months of use? Is this the element
you're using? looking into making a RIMS tube, and I like the idea of having the capability of
Posted in thread: SS autosiphon... any interest?? on 07-07-2011 at 04:13 AM
is the article that cottoned me on to using marbles in the boil kettle. The particularly
relevant portion is here:"That's right, glass marbles, the kind kids play with. Just put about
20 of them in ...
Posted in thread: SS autosiphon... any interest?? on 07-07-2011 at 04:08 AM
Re: The glass marble: I concede that the glass marble is just a dime-store kids marble complete
with decorative swirls. But I don't know that it wouldn't be suitable for boiling wort