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  • Planetary Geophysicist
  • The 50 Most Extreme Places in Our Solar System
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  • Pasadena
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  • Posted in thread: Need advice on cleaning plastic barrels for water storge on 09-23-2016 at 02:41 AM
    Yeah, definitely need a CIP-type pumped thingamajig... Probably a piece of PVC with holes
    drilled in it, capped on one end would be enough... Look up DIY keg cleaners for some ideas

  • Posted in thread: Need advice on cleaning plastic barrels for water storge on 09-23-2016 at 02:35 AM
    Pbw... Or a DIY version of 70% oxiclean 30% TSP90

  • Posted in thread: Giveaway for inkbird IHC-230 humidity and temperature controller on 09-20-2016 at 08:45 PM
    Yes, It is end.in that case, count me...IN!

  • Posted in thread: Giveaway for inkbird IHC-230 humidity and temperature controller on 09-10-2016 at 04:08 PM
    Thanks inkbird,. Bawk, bawk!

  • Posted in thread: Rhubarb Rye on 08-25-2016 at 12:10 AM
    Are you still putting the rhubarb in cut and frozen with your last batch?Yup... didn't make a
    batch this year since our rhubarb got neglected and didn't produce much... But I've always done
    the "chop ...

  • Posted in thread: RHUBARB IPA??? Any Suggestions??? on 07-27-2016 at 07:56 PM
    I didn't see this thread when it popped up a couple months ago, but I have a Rhubarb Rye in the
    recipe section that is quite tasty: 1st attempt used 5lbs of rhubarb in a 6 gal batch. Nice
    tartness b...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-27-2016 at 06:26 PM
    Me likey... I'll take one!

  • Posted in thread: TSP/90 in Canada or substitute to make PBW on 07-19-2016 at 07:43 PM
    It's sodium metasilicate. Companies other than Red Devil make it, and it can have other names
    than TSP-90...Look for phosphate-free degreasers... And then check the ingredients for sodium
    metasilicate...

  • Posted in thread: Draw tube for bottling bucket? on 07-19-2016 at 07:29 PM
    Here's one similar to what I use... @Revvy's bottling tips thread where there are lots of
    other examples:

  • Posted in thread: Draw tube for bottling bucket? on 07-19-2016 at 05:42 AM
    Look for the bottling bucket dip tube thread... Might be by @Revvy... I use a PVC elbow and the
    appropriate sized plastic nipple to friction fit a DIY dip tube. Leaves only 4oz or so by the
    time the s...

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