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  • Posted in thread: Danby DAR044A4 4.4 cu.ft. keg capacity on 01-15-2017 at 02:37 PM
    Just finished this conversion following tips from previous posts regarding this 4.4 cu.ft.
    fridge. My door modification was cutting out the drink holder panel about .375" from the gasket
    and fitting a...

  • Posted in thread: Bar builds? Is there really no thread for bar builds? on 12-31-2016 at 09:56 PM
    D-west, did you build or buy the foot rest? If bought, where and also a really nice looking

  • Posted in thread: Bar builds? Is there really no thread for bar builds? on 12-29-2016 at 08:05 PM
    Started this "J" shaped bar last winter in my shop. Built the structure and case frames in
    three sections. The long straight section with a liquor cabinet at the end, the curved section,
    and the short...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone build an overhead bridge crane in their brew area? on 09-29-2015 at 02:15 PM
    I had a similar challenge when building my brewery and considered a bridge crane. From a cost
    and simplicity standpoint what worked for me was a hoist hanging from a truss and putting
    everything that ...

  • Posted in thread: Adding salts to total brewing water volume on 08-31-2015 at 02:56 PM
    I use Bru N Water and I'm considering changing my salt additions to ensure I get thorough
    mixing. Is there a problem with adding both mash and sparge additions to the HLT which has the
    full volume of ...

  • Posted in thread: Help with Stir Motor Build on 08-30-2015 at 02:25 PM
    Forget to ask about your motor, mine is a little fast at 45rpm, I'd like to find one closer to

  • Posted in thread: Help with Stir Motor Build on 08-30-2015 at 02:23 PM
    I used 1/2" copper pipe and soldered an internal reducer bushing I could thread on the paddle
    end and ream on the driven end along with 2 setscrews.

  • Posted in thread: Who's using Iodophor as their sanitizer? on 06-15-2015 at 01:08 PM
    I mix iodophor with ro water and get a little better foaming and it seems to hold it's color
    longer than tap water. Use Iodophor at recommended no-rinse level for everything and keep a
    spray bottle of...

  • Posted in thread: "Numb Tongue Brewery" my 1 Barrel Home Brewery on 06-12-2015 at 01:33 PM
    I mash in a keg and use a stirrator/mash mixer running constantly. Here's a link to the BT
    article about constant mash mixing; I built the mixer for the same reason, no temp
    stratification and the a...

  • Posted in thread: Silicone wrap heater for MT insulation on 04-22-2015 at 12:56 PM
    I use a Briskheat brand silicone heating band on my keggle MT. It's 8" x 42" ,1KW @240vac. Cost
    was around $150. Works great for maintaining mash & fly sparge temps. Stays within 1dgf of
    target temp. ...