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Posted in thread: Books on 10-24-2012 at 05:13 AM
Found in the rare books collection at the Seattle Public Library. You have to ask them to get
it from archive storage for you, but are happy to let you check it out. Surprised they don't
require a cre...
Posted in thread: Kevin's E-Brewery Build on 08-28-2012 at 04:44 PM
I was worried that I would not be able to whirlpool with the element and temperature probe in
the kettle, but the trub seems to pile up just fine!
Posted in thread: Kevin's E-Brewery Build on 08-28-2012 at 04:41 PM
Any issue with the heat from the brew kettle sitting on wood?I've brewed on it three times now,
60 minute boil each time. I was concerned about durability of the polyurethane one-step stain,
but so fa...
Posted in thread: Kevin's E-Brewery Build on 08-24-2012 at 04:31 PM
More of the kit on the cart.Added pine-wood decks on each level, pretending they are
mahogany.Couldn't wait for it to be finished and brewed on it this week anyway. The kettle
works great, 3kw is more...
Posted in thread: Show us your DIY stir plate! on 08-19-2012 at 07:21 PM
Built with parts already laying around. Works with a bit of finesse.Magnets aren't really
strong enough -- throws the stir-bar if it starts too quickly, and occasionally thereafter.Will
use lessons le...
Posted in thread: Kevin's E-Brewery Build on 07-23-2012 at 12:07 AM
Is that a high watt density element? If so you may want to swap that out for an ultra low watt
density to eliminate potential wort scorching.Also, are you still planning to mount the pump at
the same ...
Posted in thread: Kevin's E-Brewery Build on 07-22-2012 at 11:15 PM
Wet test today!Let's see... set a mash-in temp of 160 deg F. Beep-boop.Sweeeeeet.Update: Took
35 minutes to raise from 66 to 160 deg F.Update: and another 29 minutes to boil.
Posted in thread: Kevin's E-Brewery Build on 07-17-2012 at 04:46 AM
Here's where it's at.Went over the frame with an 80 grit flap wheel to take off surface rust
and polish it up. Painted with BBQ paint.Installed the casters.Attached the control
panel.Drilled the kettl...