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Posted in thread: All-Grain DIY Equipment on the Cheap! on 04-12-2011 at 05:02 PM
Isn't your conduit lock washer going to rust?
Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer Flask, No Gas Range: How to Heat? on 03-29-2011 at 05:05 PM
I've been heating flasks on ceramic tops for 20+ years in the lab and never broke one. I heat
at home on a glass cook top and it's just fine. 25ml up to 4L size.
Posted in thread: Silicone tubing supply? on 01-20-2011 at 06:33 PM
I got 5 feet from amazon for about $10. If you have amazon prime, it's free ship.
Posted in thread: $5 SS stock pots on 11-23-2010 at 03:18 PM
I have one of these and have been using it for years. They're very thin gauge steel, bot work
just fine if those volumes are good for you.
Posted in thread: DYI HERMS- Heating Element question on 09-03-2010 at 03:05 PM
You could figure out what phases different outlets are on, run extension cords, and get 220.
Posted in thread: Slow Starters from Frozen yeast bank on 09-02-2010 at 04:42 PM
When freeze/thawing: freeze slowly. There have been reports of increased viability by letting
your yeast sit in the fridge for 4 days, then add glycerol (someone reported 13%, I've always
heard 25% fi...
Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 08-31-2010 at 06:24 PM
I inquired diytrade and they're about 13 a piece with freight from Shanghai for minimum order
quantity (MOQ) 100. You could beat the other guy on shipping (his is $10) and a buck or 2 on
price and sti...
Posted in thread: Dortmunder - Lagering and bottling on 05-04-2009 at 06:55 PM
We are using a fridge, so I don't think we'll get much below 40ish. I feel the same way -
better safe than sorry.Oh yeah, I did a 5 gal batch and used the same grains posted for a 5.5
gal - I hit 1.05...
Posted in thread: Dortmunder - Lagering and bottling on 05-04-2009 at 06:41 PM
THANKS! This is our first lager. I had some issues with figuring out the wiring on the temp
controller (Ranco digital) but once I realized that I had LOAD and LINE switched, it was all
Posted in thread: Dortmunder - Lagering and bottling on 05-04-2009 at 06:20 PM
I have my lagering schedule. I'm using this recipe: from poobah58. He lagered at 52 for 4
weeks, conditioned at RT for 2 days, then second lager at 40 deg for 40-60 days.He did the
second lager in t...