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Posted in thread: Why does everyone use couplers on their bulkheads? on 01-19-2014 at 10:53 PM
I provide several bulkhead options and only one of them has a female coupler as the innermost
fitting. You'd get that version if you want to thread in a bazooka screen. You can also get it
with a plai...
Posted in thread: Why does everyone use couplers on their bulkheads? on 01-17-2014 at 05:09 PM
In short:Virtually all fittings come in MPT and FPT forms. Why use a coupler + MPT fitting
combo when a FPT fitting is all that is required?Sent from my HTC One using Home Brew mobile
Posted in thread: Why does everyone use couplers on their bulkheads? on 01-17-2014 at 07:23 AM
This is a MPT (male pipe thread): is a coupler: is not a MPT tube, what it appears to be is a
MPT x FTP coupling. MPT designates a threaded tube which can be inserted to a tube with
Posted in thread: Why does everyone use couplers on their bulkheads? on 01-17-2014 at 02:54 AM
1/2" FTP that connects to a 90 degree street elbow is what I use for my brewpot.Otherwise, it
could be a FTP compression fitting to tubing bent to 90 degrees.Seems a lot easier than a
coupling, then a...
Posted in thread: Why does everyone use couplers on their bulkheads? on 01-16-2014 at 06:01 PM
I have been wondering this for some time now, and it has started to bug me that I haven't been
able to come up with a legitimate answer!For my weldless bulkhead assemblies, I have always
used the shor...
Posted in thread: Question: Differential Pressure sensor set-up on 01-02-2014 at 11:30 PM
while differential pressure could work, it won't always be the most accurate.a) you won't get
the sensor at the VERY bottom of the kegb) the density of your beer will fluctuate, due to
differences in ...
Posted in thread: mash ph might be too high. on 12-27-2013 at 09:24 PM
Interesting. Thanks Yooper.I've only done 2 all-grain batches, and the first one I had some
trouble with. I'm going to do a couple more as-is to get an idea of what my efficiency is
(first batch was a...
Posted in thread: Quick question - filling BK with March pump on 12-22-2013 at 06:56 PM
Yup! Bobby has it right.One thing I would like to point out, is that you should watch the
pumping speed going in to the BK (at least until the liquid level rises above the BK inlet). If
it is pumping ...
Posted in thread: mash ph might be too high. on 12-22-2013 at 06:39 PM
Try acid malt in your grain bill. Here's a comment from PassedPawn when I had a question about
aciduated malt. "For each 1% of your grain bill that is acidulated malt, you'll lower the mash
pH 0.1%." ...
Posted in thread: The bad things about e-brewing on 10-15-2013 at 02:47 AM
You trust your own wiring job less than some chinese laborer going as fast and cheap as he can?
I know for a fact all my connections are tight.I/my family can't sue myself if I happen to get