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  • Posted in thread: Help! Stopper keeps slipping out top of carboy... on 06-25-2014 at 08:27 PM
    Sometimes I will jam the stopper down without the airlock in it and once stuffed down then I'll
    put the airlock in. This way just lets the bung compress more before inserting airlock.Like
    Yooper said ...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody dropped a glass carboy full of beer? on 06-01-2014 at 11:23 PM
    I'd go buy a lottery ticket! It's your lucky day:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Refridgerated too soon on 05-07-2014 at 05:11 AM
    invert the bottles a few times to get the sediment back into suspension and back to room temp
    for a few days should get it going again:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Just got done with my first brew. on 05-07-2014 at 05:06 AM
    looks like the yeast is dropping outi would give it a good whirl, tip carboy on angle then
    rotate to get liquid really spinning inside carboy (If gas starts coming out of airlock then
    you know ferment...

  • Posted in thread: Second rule of HBT... Distilling on 01-28-2014 at 06:21 PM
    everything you ever wanted to know( very informative site

  • Posted in thread: Raising Temp - Infusion Mashing on 12-13-2013 at 09:05 AM
    I am also wondering what to do to solve this and have an idea. You would need a pump and a
    copper manifold like whats in the bottom of cooler already but no holes and hook it up from HLT
    drain to pump...

  • Posted in thread: Frustrated with keg expense on 11-30-2013 at 07:57 PM
    Been doing that for a few years now and not really a bother. Open door grab picnic tap and pour
    beer in mug, smile! I don't have to bottle!:mug:Oh, forgot, close door.;)

  • Posted in thread: Method to allow reading sight glass below bottom of glass ? on 11-26-2013 at 11:24 PM
    I made a dip tube inside the HLT to the bottom and then filled with water above the level
    needed to siphon and let the water run out. after water ran out I added a measured amount of
    water and my firs...

  • Posted in thread: Cooler System Efficiency on 11-20-2013 at 10:31 AM
    you could try adding some boiling water to your mash at the end of the rest. I try for 152
    degrees and after the rest I stir in about 8 litters boiling to raise the temp of the grain bed
    to 168-170 an...

  • Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 11-19-2013 at 10:40 AM
    Parental Unit