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  • Posted in thread: Completed Kegerator - Almost on 11-10-2013 at 04:25 PM
    Sorry to anyone that has had questions on this, but I have been away from the forums for
    awhile. I know that a few had questions about how the temperature is holding up on my keeper -
    I am happy to re...

  • Posted in thread: Are all potentiometers equal? on 03-25-2012 at 02:48 PM
    The Bakatronics Pot is a 500k Linear type. My original one was broken also - problem I had was
    finding one that soldered into the board. Might check with Bakaronics to see if you can order
    one direct ...

  • Posted in thread: PWM Problem on 02-20-2012 at 09:28 PM
    Thanks for the assistance, but since the board has pretty well been destroyed by my diagnostic
    process, I will be ordering a new one from Bakatronics. Never did figure out what the problem
    was, but I ...

  • Posted in thread: PWM Problem on 02-20-2012 at 12:28 AM
    Yes I have - SSR is fine. I've manually checked it, and I've checked the output of the PWM with
    a multimeter, with no success. The only thing I can think of is a bad component - this thing is
    pretty m...

  • Posted in thread: PWM Problem on 02-19-2012 at 10:01 PM
    I've checked all of the threads that I can find, but can't find my solution. Time to ask for
    help from the group.I bought a Bakatronics FK804 pre built to control my BK, switched out C1 to
    a 2.2uF cap...

  • Posted in thread: Black IPA recipe help on 10-30-2010 at 09:49 PM
    Looks fine to me - I personally use black patent malt in my BIPA - I put it in during the last
    15 minutes of the mash - helps to get the color without a lot of the roasted flavor. But if
    your after th...

  • Posted in thread: Can't quite grasp making starter yeast.... on 05-16-2010 at 02:29 PM
    Keep changing your water bottles as they melt for a few days, then trust the yeast to do their
    job. The beer will come out awesome. Congrats on your first batch!

  • Posted in thread: Arrrrggggg! I need some keezer help on 05-12-2010 at 02:53 AM
    Use canned spray foam - Play with this stuff in an old bucket first - it can get pretty out of
    hand. Turn the top upside down and fill it with foam. After the foam dries, cut it flush with a
    long saw....

  • Posted in thread: Nate's Keezer Build on 02-18-2010 at 03:41 AM
    Looks great Man! Enjoy showing this thing off to your friends!!

  • Posted in thread: So, I put my whole arm in the wort... on 01-04-2010 at 03:17 AM
    I pitched the yeast and everything was ready to go, I was putting the airlock into the little
    rubber grommet that fits on the pail lid, when the grommet pooped through the lid and into my
    wort, sinkin...