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  • Posted in thread: Boiling versus StarSan for starter vessel on 11-02-2015 at 03:15 PM
    I have a glass top stove and put it directly on without a spacer. In my experience if you don't
    have fermcap (anti-foam agent) don't boil in the flask unless you want a boil over, I used the
    flask to ...

  • Posted in thread: Food grade suggestions for volume pole? on 10-30-2015 at 06:02 PM
    I had an aluminum marking stick. I drilled 1.8" holes every half gallon and also used a
    numbered punch set to mark each hole. Worked very well

  • Posted in thread: Floppy wort chiller on 10-27-2015 at 03:17 AM
    What about the metal that the solder is. Would that not be good for being in the wort?Most of
    the big box stores carry silver (lead-free) solder for sweating copper in the plumbing section.
    No worries...

  • Posted in thread: Floppy wort chiller on 10-26-2015 at 07:51 PM
    Not sure if you're handy with solder but you can just as easily solder single strands of 12 ga
    wire across the coils or solder something like this to really give it some rigidity.

  • Posted in thread: Reflectix Insulation on 10-03-2015 at 01:04 PM
    Is the lid of that style of cooler insulated? When I was using the old Rubbermaid coolers in my
    setup I bought a few cans of spray insulation, drilled a few holes in the top of the lid and
    filled it u...

  • Posted in thread: Darkened inside bottom or some kind of residue on brand new stainless brew kettle? on 10-03-2015 at 12:58 PM
    Honestly, if it were me and I'd given it a few good cleanings with BKF I would live with it.
    After a few brews the kettle will not be nice and shiny anymore anyway unless you're super
    picky about he f...

  • Posted in thread: For Sale - All Grain System (30 Gal) on 09-24-2015 at 04:24 PM
    You'll want to post this in the For Sale forum.

  • Posted in thread: Half Barrel Chronical FTSS system on 09-11-2015 at 12:24 PM
    The lack of a 1-1.5" TC fitting on the FTSS is a detractor on all models. On my 10 gallon setup
    I end up sanitizing the domed lid and gasket and swapping it out when it's time to transfer so
    I can pus...

  • Posted in thread: Storing mixed BLC on 08-28-2015 at 02:00 PM
    I'm sure there's a specific PH level it needs to be at to remain effective like Star San. With
    that said, I typically recycle mine a few times over the course of 2 or 3 months without issue.

  • Posted in thread: Pump on 08-26-2015 at 01:08 AM
    I've got two 2-year-old steelheads that are still running strong.


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