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Posted in thread: Building Automation on 06-15-2013 at 01:39 AM
I spent several years designing prison security systems that use many of the same parts used
for building automation purposes. My fermentation chamber controller is a mishmash of Allen
Bradley relays ...
Posted in thread: Cutting the coils in a dead freezer on 05-30-2013 at 01:59 AM
So what I'm gathering is:a) There is probably some refrigerant in the lines, but not enough to
give the whole world a sunburnb) I can cut the lines, so long as I don't do it with a cutting
torch :) I ...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing bottles with bleach on 05-01-2013 at 01:20 AM
I sanitized with bleach for my first several batches. It works fine, but as others said you
have to rinse well which is a risk. I never had an infection going this route, nor a chlorine
flavor to the ...
Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 06-15-2012 at 03:54 AM
Well, the eBay ad/listing said 5A, the one-page "manual" that came with it said 10A, and, when
I slipped the housing off, the actual component said 15A! I'm going with the assumption that
I'm golden, ...
Posted in thread: Grain mill from ihomebrewing.ca on 06-14-2012 at 03:58 AM
This looks to be the same mill adventures in home brewing sells as the "cereal killer". Theirs
comes with a plywood base that fits over a bucket. same construction and same useless hand
crank. Got min...
Posted in thread: Keggle Build need Welder on 06-13-2012 at 05:20 PM
A plasma cutter makes a mess of stainless, I know first hand. my first keggle was cut open by a
neighbor who had a plasma in his welding shop. It was not fun cleaning up the cut. Angle
grinder and a j...
Posted in thread: cleaning better bottles on 03-08-2012 at 03:22 AM
I've had good luck putting a few scoops of oxiclean in the carboy and filling with hot tap
water. I just let it sit over night, dump it out the next day and it usually comes out
spotless. Have had to ...
Posted in thread: Why get a refractometer? on 01-25-2012 at 08:31 AM
Refractometers shine in on the fly measurement of wort on brew day, especially if you are doing
all grain. They are invaluable when fly sparging. You don't have to cool the wort and it only
takes a ti...
Posted in thread: Grain mill. who has the best bang for the buck. on 12-07-2011 at 02:17 AM
I just received my cereal killer roller mill from adventures in home brewing, got it on sale
for a grand total of $85.44 shipped. Normal price is $99 with free shipping. It came out of the
box ready t...
Posted in thread: Vintage GE Kegerator on 11-17-2011 at 12:54 PM
I will have to post pics of mine later. I decided on a good cleaning and leaving the rust and
dings for character. using pin lock Kegs I currently have 3 kegs and my bottle inside. If I
move the bottl...
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