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Posted in thread: Speidel Fermenter Mod??? on 02-22-2015 at 02:50 AM
Sorry to resurrect this thread but I was thinking of doing exactly what you are doing on a
Speidel 30L fermenter. I was curious if you had any issues with your thermowell connection.None
to speak of -...
Posted in thread: STC-1000 wire gauge and multiple outlets on 11-18-2014 at 10:13 PM
Another recommendation, use stranded wire rather than solid for the connections. Much easier to
bend IME.Made this mistake in my STC-1000 build, and was driven near insane trying to get the
wires to p...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 11-05-2014 at 01:10 AM
I made the mistake of dumping the first round of dryhops in immediately after pitching the
yeast, rather than waiting until fermentation was over... This is my first foray into
dryhopping, so I was wo...
Posted in thread: Questions for a RIMS Panel Build on 11-03-2014 at 07:20 PM
Annnd closing the loop - did my first brew (8 gallon boil) with the control panel, wired as
depicted in the 2nd post above. Worked flawlessly, and kept my mash within a degree of the
target (151) for ...
Posted in thread: Questions for a RIMS Panel Build on 10-29-2014 at 08:50 PM
After poking around, made some fixes and simplifications to the design, which moot a few of the
questions. Thought I'd post the revised design here in case anyone was curious, though I'll
note I'm not...
Posted in thread: Questions for a RIMS Panel Build on 10-28-2014 at 05:27 PM
In the interests of getting second/third/.../nth opinions and not electrocuting myself or my
wife when we brew, I was hoping one of you brilliant e-brewers could give my wiring schematic a
once over: ...
Posted in thread: first runnings iipa & session ipa recipe critique please on 10-24-2014 at 10:04 PM
So theres no change in the type of sugar just that the yeast works harder at higher
gravities?The yeast doesnt "work harder" at higher gravities; the work is harder for the yeast
to do at higher gravi...
Posted in thread: first runnings iipa & session ipa recipe critique please on 10-24-2014 at 07:11 PM
Can you explain first about the most rich (I assume rich in sugar) wort being least
fermentable?Do the second runnings lend different characteristics to the beer that would make
it not a suitable choi...
Posted in thread: Belma/Cascade IPA Critique Request on 10-24-2014 at 06:43 PM
Hey all -Working on a belma/cascade IPA recipe, and would love some input from the hive mind...
I've done a number of batches of an earlier version of this recipe, which was far more weighted
Posted in thread: On/off switch - necessary? on 10-10-2014 at 04:55 PM
Orthogonal question (and not to derail this discussion, which I'm following with great
interest) - I realized after buying all my parts and having a custom aperture drilled for a
power receptacle for ...