Last Activity:12-19-2013 6:32 PM
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Posted in thread: Need to solve foamy First Pour for converted chest freezer kegerator on 12-19-2013 at 03:39 PM
Maybe it's just me but I don't think humidity will be a problem. Save the money there. I'd
start by lengthening your lines. I have 10 foot lines and typically keep my kegs between 10-15
PSI depending ...
Posted in thread: Advice for Electric Set Up - Repeatability on 12-19-2013 at 03:32 PM
this may seem a little off point, but my suggestion would be to skip all of this and start with
a 2-3 gallon pot, your stove, and a basic homebrew kit. You say you don't really drink a lot of
Posted in thread: Electric brewing "upkeep" on 12-17-2013 at 04:10 AM
No need to do that. If you use my design you already have double of everything with the boil
kettle and HLT "systems" in the control panel. Simply swap the heating element plugs and
continue. Kal Kal...
Posted in thread: What size HERMS coil on 12-16-2013 at 03:25 PM
I would say the stainless one that came with my Stout tanks is about 50' at 3/8" OD. Hope that
helps.I don't know that 25' is enough length to efficiently transfer heat with 1/2" tubing.
Posted in thread: Electric brewing "upkeep" on 12-16-2013 at 11:51 AM
I built my own kal clone. After 2 years, my boil kettle would not heat. My ssr broke. The only
way I knew what was wrong and how to fix it was because I built it. The guts are easy to fix if
you know ...
Posted in thread: Passivating stainless with citric acid on 12-15-2013 at 03:37 PM
The only thing I could really find on this is from John Palmer, seems like it is not a
standard procedure for passivating like citric is. However hand scrubbing everything and then
rinsing down with ...
Posted in thread: Passivating stainless with citric acid on 12-14-2013 at 11:17 PM
Why not use some Barkeepers Friend? It'll passivate for you.
Posted in thread: Whirlpool in Electric Kettle? on 12-14-2013 at 07:28 PM
Im aware of the fact that most people let their whirlpool rest for approximately 15
minutes. But after watching how solid material acted in a tea cup when stirring it I got the
idea of using the...
Posted in thread: My attempt at a 20 gallon, future-prrof system with stout tanks on 12-13-2013 at 04:47 PM
Also, sold some stuff on ebay last night so now it is time to buy the enclosure. Do most people
just buy it off of Amazon for $99 plus shipping? (don't worry Kal, I will for sure go through
your link ...
Posted in thread: Water Heater Element on 12-10-2013 at 10:47 PM
Check out the Electric Brewing forum. Tons of info there.