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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-06-2012 at 10:49 PM
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Posted in thread: Valved SS Quick Disconnects? on 02-04-2012 at 12:22 AM
I think I know what he means. When they seal up very well, it means that the seal between the
two connectors is good when they're connected. It doesn't mean that they seal up when they're
Posted in thread: Propane is a pain on 02-03-2012 at 06:27 PM
With a three-burner system, 15 gallon kettles, that includes a 60 min mash, 40-60 min sparge,
and up to a 90-min boil, we may go through half of a standard Rhino tank. YMMV, but I always
keep one on s...
Posted in thread: Valved SS Quick Disconnects? on 02-03-2012 at 05:17 PM
Yeah. That's seeming like the best way. That way, we can flush the whole system. FWIW, if we go
that route, wouldn't it make sense to run PBW through the lines, let it do it's magic, flush,
and then f...
Posted in thread: Thermal Mass when strike water heated in MLT on 02-03-2012 at 05:08 PM
Viewed the various posts on thermal mass here. Really helpful. Thanks.Please correct me if I'm
wrong, but if you're heating your strike water in your MLT (as we are in a Blichmann Boiler
Maker), then ...
Posted in thread: Valved SS Quick Disconnects? on 02-03-2012 at 05:03 PM
Before that I'd just let the garage floor get sticky and then hose it off after.Sounds like us
right now.:DWe'll continue to play and see what happens. If I discover anything "magical" that
Posted in thread: Valved SS Quick Disconnects? on 02-03-2012 at 03:20 PM
The drip tray is where I was headed. How about the idea of 3-way SS ball valves at places where
you'd normally swap hoses mid-brew. That way, at least, you wouldn't have to worry about
Posted in thread: Valved SS Quick Disconnects? on 02-03-2012 at 01:54 PM
Are you looking for something like what you use on air compressors that seal up when they are
NOT connected to a male fitting? Yup. That's exactly it. Our (my) problem is with liquids
leaking all over...
Posted in thread: Valved SS Quick Disconnects? on 02-03-2012 at 04:05 AM
Hey gang. Longtime lurker, but I've finally reached a point where I'm stumped so I have to
ask.Are there stainless steel quick disconnects out there that have an auto-sealing valve in
them so that we ...