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Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 10-27-2014 at 06:57 PM
Haha it aint going anywhere. I stood on it to test.I would like to see a picture of that.
Posted in thread: BrewsBySmith 2 stage Fermentation Temperature Controller Giveaway! on 10-23-2014 at 04:31 PM
Posted in thread: Anyone had to solder MPT fittings on CFC? on 10-21-2014 at 06:43 PM
Yup, smeared on a liberal amount of the JBWeld slid on the connector and then put a little
extra at the back. Let it sit for a day. The next day, rock solid. I ran it just this last
weekend with no is...
Posted in thread: Anyone had to solder MPT fittings on CFC? on 10-21-2014 at 06:01 PM
I actually just had this problem. What ended up fitting is something like this. I'm not sure on
the specifics, but according to what I was told, pipe sizes are ID, while tubing is OD. So a
1/2 pipe fi...
Posted in thread: low OG on 10-19-2014 at 08:25 PM
There are multiple things that can cause efficiency to fluctuate. Process, which you're saying
hasn't changed is one. Milling has an obvious effect. Size of the beer. When I'm doing a beer
under 9lbs ...
Posted in thread: PID for RIMS in a plastic mash tun on 10-15-2014 at 06:16 PM
The PID is simply an electronic device that can control the power either on/off or variably
similar to a potentiometer. The probe goes from the tun to the PID, and based on the input the
PID controls ...
Posted in thread: Trouble calculating percent alcohol on 10-07-2014 at 10:50 PM
I have always seen the calculation as (OG-FG) * 131. For your above example (1.100-1.000)*131 =
13.1%If you were to get down to .992 (1.100-.992)*131 = 14.148%. With this calculation, it is
Posted in thread: Aeration System Needed on 09-18-2014 at 01:38 AM
Both WilliamsBrewing and NorthernBrewer have systems that run about $50 and use single use
oxygen tanks from the hardware store. I believe those tanks run about $10-15, but should give
you at least 30...
Posted in thread: School Science Project - Counting yeast cells on 09-09-2014 at 03:04 PM
Maybe a different type of "counting" would reduce the cost but still lead to a result. Could
you get by with say, a measurement of yeast material after the starter was done? For a stagnant
Posted in thread: Super Mechanical Range Smart Giveaway - Open to All! on 09-09-2014 at 02:53 PM