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  • I'm a <mumble> year old computer geek who's been home brewing since about 2005.
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  • After turning on to good coffee (while SWMBO got into good tea), I got interested in good beer. I fumbled around with a Mr. Beer I got as a Christmas present before I decided I wanted to get into things a little more seriously. A short year later I had more invested in my new 'hobby' than I ever expected and had built a keezer so I could stop screwing with all those bottles.
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  • Posted in thread: Yet another mash tun size question on 09-17-2014 at 12:25 PM
    Coleman Xtreme 52 qt. cooler - $42.00 ball valves, etc. from your local DIY store or Amazon
    (look for plumbing parts, not homebrew parts - you'll save money). Instead of a false bottom or
    copper mani...

  • Posted in thread: Crabbie’s Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer Clone on 09-15-2014 at 05:32 PM
    Any more word on this jcoxen? Planning on making your recipe tonight. Is cooling overnight
    necessary? Was thinking primary for two weeks then bottle. I'm planning on back sweetening with
    a non ferment...

  • Posted in thread: YOUR own personal life quote. on 09-10-2014 at 03:32 PM
    'The person who is yelling, is the crazy person' - This goes towards my belief that as soon as
    you start screaming at people, they completely lose their ability to 'hear' what you are
    saying. They're ...

  • Posted in thread: Super Mechanical Range Smart Giveaway - Open to All! on 09-09-2014 at 05:51 PM
    I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-09-2014 at 12:22 PM

  • Posted in thread: YOUR own personal life quote. on 09-04-2014 at 05:51 PM
    First off, two of my own that I'm kinda proud of...1 - "Deal with what is." In other words,
    don't waste time and energy wishing things were different - better job, more pay, etc. At this
    time, in this...

  • Posted in thread: Last HomeBrewTalk Swag Giveaway for the Summer - Open to All! on 08-26-2014 at 01:24 PM
    I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Recommend Me Some faucets! on 08-20-2014 at 05:05 PM
    Your cheapest solution is going to be a party tap - It's not fancy but it'll get you by until
    you can go full-on keezer.That said, +1 on Perlicks. You'll save money in the long run because

  • Posted in thread: Help me computer people! on 08-20-2014 at 12:10 PM
    One suggestion for when you get it all back to where you want it...sign up with or
    DropBox or Microsoft Cloud or ...They are free services on the internet that give you generally
    about 5 GB of...

  • Posted in thread: Making Soda at Home - The Giveaway! on 08-19-2014 at 06:54 PM

Time's fun when you're having flies. - Kermit the Frog