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  • Posted in thread: First BIAB on 01-11-2014 at 09:33 PM
    Excellent ! Ive been using the BIAB method since discovering it here ! That is how I moved to
    all grain and havent looked back . Ive made several 10 gallon batches that have come off
    without a hitch ....

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 01-11-2014 at 09:20 PM
    Just finished taking my first FG reading of 1.010 and drank the the sample .No chemical or off
    tastes of any sort . Was a little sweet caramel flavored as expected from the carapils , but
    that will fa...

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 01-11-2014 at 09:18 PM
    Oops! Double tap !

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 01-01-2014 at 12:18 AM
    At top of pvc where cord goes in you will notice a step about 1-14" down the pvc pipe. On the
    bottem there is another cap like one on top and element tip is about 8" below surfce. In pic it
    looks to b...

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-31-2013 at 04:27 PM
    Uhhmmm.... I didnt submerge the pvc and let it boil in the wort. I had it set to just keep
    element submerged . If you look at pic you will see that the turbulance of the boil splashes up
    on cap .

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-31-2013 at 12:41 AM
    Boy !! What did I do ? Smack a hornets nest with a stick ??I doubt the small area of the tip of
    cap with infrequent contact while boiling caused any harm. It dangled in this fashion as to
    keep element...

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-30-2013 at 02:41 PM
    I had the the stick set with about 1/2 cap in the boil and it splashed up ever so often while
    boiling . When I shut all off I smelled the pipe and it smell like beer and not chemical .

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-30-2013 at 02:32 PM
    The elements come with a rubber gasket and they are tightened in good. The cord is a 16ga .
    According to chart at store is good for 18 amps and element draws 16 amps , borderline but it
    worked and cor...

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-30-2013 at 01:46 PM
    Two 110V 2000W water heater elements $8 ea , four 1-1/4" pvc pipe caps $.50 ea , piece of
    1-1/4" x 2' pvc pipe remnant $1 , cord and plugs ( I had ).I bored two caps and tapped for 1"
    NPT , bored two ...

  • Posted in thread: Heatsick ....WoW on 12-30-2013 at 03:33 AM
    I built a couple 110V 2000W few days ago , about $20 for the pair . I tried one out today on a
    10 gal BIAB ale. Wow , I used my gas burner and dangled a heatstick in for getting to mash temp
    and got t...

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