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  • I got into home brewing in college at Kansas State University in 1982.
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  • Posted in thread: Best Stainless Conical??? on 02-02-2017 at 02:40 AM
    Whoa, the glacier just might be overkill. Still loving mine.

  • Posted in thread: Conical Practices on 11-08-2016 at 08:16 AM
    Remembered to take a video of the valve setup I am currently using.See video for a quick demo.
    Here I am just draining a bit of trub. This works for yeast removal straight to your container
    via the ho...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 05:12 PM
    Nice kettle, great upgrade!Liking it, and the giveaway!Thanks Homebrew Talk!

  • Posted in thread: Conical Practices on 07-07-2016 at 08:36 PM
    As my photo shows above, only with a length of hose connected, because the valve is so small,
    you can barely open the valve and watch the contents (the reason for a sight glass) come out at
    a controll...

  • Posted in thread: Conical Practices on 05-18-2016 at 10:55 PM
    I have the same issues and this has got me thinking about options. Here is the solution I came
    up with, which seems pretty straight forward and now obvious. This is so easy and I am happy
    with the way...

  • Posted in thread: Views on Kettle Screens on 05-17-2016 at 07:32 AM
    I use this directly connected to the kettle before the pump. Just gravity fed. I don't want my
    pump to clog up with all of the hops, as it surely would.I had my first failure with this
    setup. It coinc...

  • Posted in thread: Canning Jar Trub/Yeast Harvester for Conical on 05-17-2016 at 07:03 AM
    Removed my post as I believe I should post this elsewhere.

  • Posted in thread: Best Stainless Conical??? on 03-19-2016 at 09:23 PM
    AD - Seems weird, but it did it at the point where the clamp bracket was, there is just no
    strength in a flat edge like that. I tried tighting the clamp band more but just ended up
    ruining the silicon...

  • Posted in thread: Best Stainless Conical??? on 03-19-2016 at 09:19 PM
    As with most things, you tend to get what you pay for: except with wine, golf clubs, or
    anything with the Blichman label on it. :)I say this a little tongue in cheek though. As with
    anything, there ar...

  • Posted in thread: Best Stainless Conical??? on 03-19-2016 at 02:39 AM
    Looking at the shipping on the Ali-express it seems to add up fairly quickly, I didn't take the
    time to figure how much shipping from BH is. I had the advantage of stopping by the shop in LA.
    The Ali ...