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  • Posted in thread: Is my chest freezer dead? Only cold on top edge.. on 11-04-2014 at 10:24 PM
    Hi All - I'm starting to feel a bit broken hearted. I noticed my kegerator, chest freezer
    wasn't that cold, yet the little "on" light is on constantly (and i can hear the compressor,
    etc). It gets an ...

  • Posted in thread: 3Gal BIAB Strike Temp? on 08-14-2014 at 08:51 PM
    Hi All - This may sound like a basic question but for some reason i'm not finding a clear
    answer. I'm looking to understand what the strike temp should be for biab smaller batch (3gal).
    Not sure if ba...

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions for growing hops in Central Texas? on 05-29-2014 at 02:32 AM
    Hi all - I know its a rough area to try to grow hops, but we've finally got the land to do it
    and I really want to give it a shot. I'm 30 miles north of austin. My property is covered in
    oaks and ceda...

  • Posted in thread: Is there any brew software that exports in json format? on 07-09-2013 at 06:40 AM
    I'm looking to start automating some of the recipe/mash setup type of functions and wondering
    if theres any tools that deal in json format to make it easy to deal with downstream. For
    instance, I'd li...

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi and SSR's? on 07-06-2013 at 02:56 AM
    Thanks. I ended up trying it out today. Connected up my 40A SSR to the RPi (3vDC+ input on SSR
    to RPi gpio pin 14, DC- on SSR to RPi GROUND pin). SSR connected to 120v power that feeds a
    receptical. T...

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi and SSR's? on 07-03-2013 at 06:15 AM
    I was hoping someone could help me understand what is needed for the RPi to drive a 20 or 30amp
    SSR. I haven't been able to find a simple writeup on the topic and the info I have found is all

  • Posted in thread: Anyone know if Vittles Vaults can handle hot wort? on 01-08-2013 at 04:35 AM
    I'm hoping it can handle transferring hot work from the boil kettle straight to the vittles
    vault as I was planning on doing this for no-chill brewing. I believe they are HDPE. Anyone do
    this before? ...

  • Posted in thread: Non-Round Fermenter options? (3 and 6 gal batches) on 01-07-2013 at 02:35 AM
    I picked up a vittles vault today. Does anyone know for sure if they can handle hot wort? I
    seem to remember that given they are hdpe they could handle it, but I cant seem to find
    anything on it. Does...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting in a stainless stock pot and lid? on 01-06-2013 at 10:16 PM
    I was wondering if there is any downfall in fermenting in a standard stainless 5gal stock pot
    with its glass li? I'm doing 3gal batches, so 5gal seems fine. Do you need a tight seal or is a
    lid good e...

  • Posted in thread: Non-Round Fermenter options? (3 and 6 gal batches) on 01-05-2013 at 02:45 AM
    I remember looking at the vittles vaults a long time ago and seemed the consensus was the gamma
    seal is an issue that makes cleaning too hard. Is there ways around that these days or a non
    issue? The ...


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