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  • Posted in thread: Valve on bottom of boil kettle? on 06-05-2013 at 02:41 AM
    Thanks for all the replies and advice! Impressive looking setup CladiusB! Makes me want to get
    medieval on my brew rig!Cheers!JB

  • Posted in thread: Valve on bottom of boil kettle? on 05-29-2013 at 10:14 AM
    I've been considering adding a valve and false bottom to one of my boil kettles to make it
    easier to transfer wort to the fermenter and filter out leaf hops when i use them.. Other than
    having to use ...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-09-2013 at 01:15 AM
    In! This is friggin awesome!

  • Posted in thread: Stout Issues on 01-31-2013 at 11:02 AM
    My stouts and porters usually go from meh to wow somewhere between 2 and 3 months in the
    bottle. They are slow to mature and when they do it seems to be like flipping a switch. JMHOI
    made an oatmeal s...

  • Posted in thread: Rubbermaid mash tun! on 01-15-2013 at 06:57 PM
    Yeah, I have cranked down on it pretty hard, but I have also read on here that over-tightening
    will cause leaks too, so I don't want to get it too tight. I filled it with hot water and let
    it sit for ...

  • Posted in thread: Rubbermaid mash tun! on 01-15-2013 at 06:48 PM
    Thanks, I will try your o-ring between the washer trick. I currently have 6 washers on the
    outside and 2 on the inside, along with the stock rubber gasket and it still has a little too
    much flex in it...

  • Posted in thread: Rubbermaid mash tun! on 01-15-2013 at 10:48 AM
    How snug does the valve/nipple fit in that cooler? I just built this a couple of weeks ago
    using the 3/8" fittings and there is a lot of "play" in the valve assembly. Just sitting full
    it doesn't leak...

  • Posted in thread: Rubbermaid mash tun! on 01-14-2013 at 09:13 PM
    I jsut bought a 3/8" lead-free brass ball valve from Home Depot not more than 7 days ago. Guess
    there must be either a really high demand or no demand in your area.Funny you say that. I
    checked on the...

  • Posted in thread: First time with new MLT! on 01-14-2013 at 01:32 AM
    outstanding!:Dwished my lover would drink beer:(at least she allows me to purchase anything i
    want or need for the hobby.GDSWMBO used to work at a brew pub (Thirsty Dog) and actually lost
    her taste fo...

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