Last Activity:12-12-2014 2:54 AM
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Posted in thread: how to thicken up a beer on 11-26-2014 at 09:06 PM
Having a more substantial mouthfeel is generally associated with a high FG. The more sugar
remaining after fermentation, generally the thicker the beer. Similarly, a thin beer will have
Posted in thread: Float Switch wire protection on 11-26-2014 at 07:54 PM
Quickly searching on amazon there are chassis mounts for $2 and extension cables for $7 - no
need to give me a link! I'm definitely willing to pay under $10 for each float switches wiring,
so I'd like...
Posted in thread: Float Switch wire protection on 11-26-2014 at 03:43 AM
Hmmm, would this idea work....An XLR chasis mount for the control panel: 10' XLR extension
cable: off female end of the XLR cable, splice the exposed wires with the leads from the float
Posted in thread: Float Switch wire protection on 11-25-2014 at 07:38 PM
Go one step further, and run your switch leads in 1/4" or 3/8" i.d. armored, flexible conduit
and embed that in the epoxy.Would be an fairly easy way to really make a professional looking
Posted in thread: Float Switch wire protection on 11-24-2014 at 10:59 PM
It would be prudent to terminate the control panel end of the wire with a connector such as
barrel connector. This way you can disconnect it from both the kettle and the control
panel.This is what I i...
Posted in thread: Float Switch wire protection on 11-24-2014 at 09:17 PM
Run some tape around the flats of the housing for a form and then fill the inside of the form
where the wires come out with J-B Weld thus creating your own strain relief.Do you mean to tape
Posted in thread: Float Switch wire protection on 11-24-2014 at 08:34 PM
Hey everyone,I bought a couple float switches from China for like $12 each w/ free shipping the
other day. The only problem is that I'm really worried about the delicate wires getting ripped
out by ac...
Posted in thread: Show us your element housings/pots. How did you do it? on 11-07-2014 at 04:24 AM
Maybe I read his post wrong, but in one of the links posted it showed a ferrule for soldering
onto a keggle, I assumed that was what the discussion was about.If it was really about
soldering the actua...
Posted in thread: RIMS-Sparge heat on 30A service? on 11-06-2014 at 11:57 PM
not sure what MWD is? medium? I know of low watt density and ultra low watt density... I use
ULWD fow bk and LWD for the hlt... my rims is only 750-800w but even if it was 1000w the wort
is always flo...
Posted in thread: Show us your element housings/pots. How did you do it? on 11-06-2014 at 11:54 PM
A gasket goes between the two, so it should not leak unless the gasket is damaged or the
element is loose.Of course, I would just rather have that not even be a possibility. I know
quite a bit about w...