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    ABOUT ME

  • Aircraft technician
  • A few friends from work are home brewers and suggested I try it out.
  • 12 gal Happy Pellican's Belgian Wit
  • Green Nose IPArnUndertow Imperial IPArnHappy Pelicans Belgian Wit
  • Male
  • Married
  • Dallas
  • Texas

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  • Posted in thread: If I knew then what I do now on 06-22-2014 at 11:57 PM
    As I look back a few years I wish I had designed my brewery differently. My original design has
    a sightglass on each vessel, 1-2 FIP unions TIG welded into the side of the keg for al,
    plumbing, stainl...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-14-2014 at 05:15 PM
    If this has already been mentioned then sorry but feel it's improtant.In a single phase system,
    a lot of the circuits that are pulled from opposite hot legs will share a neutral. This means
    that the c...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-04-2014 at 06:00 PM
    [QUOTE=ajdelange;6170112Probably second best would be to get the ground from an adjacent 120V
    outlet. This would put the panel and anything plugged into it at true earth potential. I doubt
    this satisf...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-04-2014 at 04:33 AM
    240 is delivered to your house from a center tapped transformer. The center tap is grounded and
    is your neutral (reference) for the 240. From end to end is 240V. Either end to the center tap
    (neutral)...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-04-2014 at 02:02 AM
    No.The neutral has no "power" or voltage on it. It is at 0volts but can carry current.Neutral
    is not connected to hot.What you have is a Hot,Hot,Neutral, HHN, 3wire 240v receptacle. Neutral
    is connect...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-04-2014 at 01:52 AM
    No.The neutral has no "power" or voltage on it. It is at 0volts but can carry current.Neutral
    is not connected to hot.What you have is a Hot,Hot,Neutral, HHN, 3wire 240v receptacle. Neutral
    is connect...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-04-2014 at 01:46 AM
    Ok, got it. Thanks for bearing with me. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-03-2014 at 09:07 PM
    From another thread but here is PJ's explaination of going from 3 wire HHN to 4 wire HHN+E via
    a spa panel / GFCI breakerThanks for that. I dig pictures and diagrams. All I'm used to working
    on is DC ...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-03-2014 at 06:36 PM
    Would it provide a good earth? Yes. Is it kosher? No, I wouldn't think so.Yeah, "kosher." I
    just woke up. Fingers aren't quite doing what my brain want yet ha ha ha. So, there is no way
    to ever hook u...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 06-03-2014 at 06:02 PM
    . You should not use an outlet once so modified for a dryer, however.So, would it be codger to
    then use the range outlet, and ground the keg through one of the 110 outlets? This actually
    sounds really...

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