Last Activity:11-28-2015 12:19 AM
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Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 11-17-2015 at 01:36 PM
Is there a reason or need to provide an on/off switch for the element. To overide the
controller?A switch to open a mechanical contactor provides safety, as off will mean off. SSRs
leak current and ca...
Posted in thread: Brau 120V 20A or High Gravity EBC-LT 120V? Help!! on 11-16-2015 at 09:50 PM
Augie, you are certainly entitled to voice your opinion, but comparing HG to Hargrave is way
out of line. You may not approve of the quality or price of HGs panels, but they deliver said
panels to wil...
Posted in thread: Auber Instruments "PID Controller for Tabletop Brewing" on 11-14-2015 at 09:13 AM
If your heating element is rated 4500w / 240v, then you would draw 18.75a at 240v, less if your
voltage is less, e.g. 220v.Edit: Brumateur beat me to it and even did the math! lol
Posted in thread: Finding a 10/3 240v 30a gfci cord..... on 11-10-2015 at 10:31 PM
I use a Harbor Freight 25 FT 10/3 exrtention cord to get from my dryer to my brew area.Works
great and was cheap.A spa panel isn't exactly big and would be easy to store.You could set the
spa panel up...
Posted in thread: eBIAB and FG on 11-04-2015 at 01:08 PM
I'm with iijaki. You are likely mashing at a lower temp and ending up with more fermentable
Posted in thread: HomebrewSupply Recipe Giveaway on 11-04-2015 at 12:10 AM
SkeezerPleezer's Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone - All-Grain Recipe Kit, unmilled please.
Posted in thread: Dial thermometer in HLT on 11-03-2015 at 01:53 PM
There's something to be said for being able to know the HLT temp when it isn't recirculating
(initial heating cycle, etc). A sensor outside the HLT is going to see water that is probably
Posted in thread: heat stick ebiab on 10-30-2015 at 09:53 PM
My buddies dad came down to watch me brew, and when he went back home he took about 6 cups of
spent grain with him. He then came back later that evening with a great spent grain bread. He
was pretty c...
Posted in thread: Single vessel ebiab w no pump on 10-30-2015 at 09:40 PM
Are you going to keep asking the question until you get the answer you want? A bunch of people
recommended against it, due to likely scorching issues. Perhaps it will work, but likely not
Posted in thread: heat stick ebiab on 10-30-2015 at 12:43 PM
As others have stated. If you are going to have your element fire automatically while mashing,
you need to constantly recirculate to avoid likely scorching. Alternatively, you could insulate
with a bl...