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Posted in thread: is 66 cool enough, start there, or wait for fermentation to start ? on 06-11-2015 at 07:03 PM
so even a concrete basement floor isn't cool enough, some kind of active cooling (i was trying
to avoid swamp coolers) is required ?You can start simple - a tub from wally world - filled
with water, s...
Posted in thread: is 66 cool enough, start there, or wait for fermentation to start ? on 06-11-2015 at 05:29 PM
sitting in 66F air is not going to get the beer to 66F - internal temperature of the carboy is
almost always 10F higher (or more) due to the yeast activity - I've measured this myself
several times, a...
Posted in thread: How i prevent boil overs on 04-19-2015 at 09:57 PM
I use fermcap - s it a simethecone (sp ?) product. A few drops and no worries!
Posted in thread: Pneumatic Bottle Capper - Just...because. on 04-06-2015 at 01:04 PM
On mine, I hold the pedal - a tap would make it retract instantly. But it isn't a long hold -
half a second to a second - It comes down and crunches the crown, then I release it. Because
the stroke is...
Posted in thread: Still alive - just tackling a HUGE DIY on 03-23-2015 at 09:01 PM
don't know if you mentioned it previously, but can you talk about that floor heat system you're
using?after 30 seconds, I found it starting at post 91...