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Posted in thread: Sanitizer in spray bottle on 02-01-2015 at 06:09 PM
Just checked my Star San yesterdaay after 9 months in the spray bottle and the ph was 2.3, it
made with RO water.
Posted in thread: When is RA too low? on 02-21-2012 at 02:15 PM
Here's the info for my last Pale Ale;16lbs Rahr2-row2.0lbs Munich3.0lbs Victory1lb 80L Xtal1lb
Cara-pils1lb Wheat9 Gal. RO mash water with 4.5g gypsum, .9g salt, 4.5g CaCl2, 4.5 Pickleing
Lime9.5 RO G...
Posted in thread: When is RA too low? on 02-20-2012 at 12:25 PM
I asked about adding sauermalz because I use RO and haven't needed to add any when brewing
bitters or pale ales based on ph readings with a claibrated meter.
Posted in thread: When is RA too low? on 02-19-2012 at 02:16 PM
If I've followed this correctly the OP is advised to add 13 grams of CaCl & CaSO4 and sauermalz
to 13 gallons RO water. It seems to me with RO water the sauemalz could push the pH too low...
what am I...
Posted in thread: Direct Fire MLT Insulation Project on 01-10-2012 at 10:29 AM
I switched from a Herms to direct fire for the reason Bobby M states and to reduce the
temperature stratification. I overcame scorching and hold the entire mash within
Posted in thread: Liquid Sensor on 01-07-2012 at 04:34 PM
The flow sensor I'm referencing only reacted to the relative temperature difference between
flowing and static liquid, the actual fluid temperature had no effect on detecting flow. That
Posted in thread: Liquid Sensor on 01-07-2012 at 10:41 AM
I'd think detecting flow is safer, than level. Googles for liquid flow sensor. The industry I
retired from used IFE brand flow sensors, they were a SS probe 1/4 dia. about 1/2" long with
pipe threads ...
Posted in thread: Issue with safety on regulator on 11-22-2011 at 01:26 PM
Not aware of a safety device intrinsic to a gas regulator to prohibit excessive flow. They
reduce psi of gas to ounces of pressure at a max. cfm delivery. Sounds like you've exceeded the
max. cfm of t...
Posted in thread: False bottom for a direct fired MLT keggle on 11-22-2011 at 01:18 PM
Not sure where I bought it, but my false bottom looks like a pie pan and it doesn't cover the
bottom of my keg. I also clip on a circular section of nylon cut from a paint strainer bag to
the FB to ke...
Posted in thread: Why PID on 10-04-2011 at 12:40 PM
Without a way to continuiously vary an output relative to the error signal with the error being
the difference between setpoint(desired mash temp) and process variable(measured mash temp) any