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Posted in thread: conical fermenter heater/cooler on 09-21-2014 at 09:22 PM
Good morning.Came home from a night shift to find that the power had gone out to the conical. I
plugged it back in this morning but there was about a 5 hour delay in the test, during whig
time the tem...
Posted in thread: conical fermenter heater/cooler on 09-21-2014 at 02:42 AM
Started the test. The temp doesn't drop very quickly. Plugged in my brewbit to monitor the temp
of ambient and there water inside and set the target temp for 40 degrees. I work tonight and
will check ...
Posted in thread: conical fermenter heater/cooler on 09-21-2014 at 12:28 AM
Tell you what...I need to test this now that I have insulated it. I'll run downstairs and set
the thing for 50 and see if it ever gets there. Basement is now 68 degrees. Maybe it won't work
as well as...
Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-09-2014 at 04:20 AM
fantastic! Count me in!
Posted in thread: conical fermenter heater/cooler on 09-06-2014 at 09:57 PM
I find that a good insult on top of the insulation on the fermentor seems to keep the
temperatures more in line. It has to earn my respect and a few insults keep it in its place.I
would NEVER insult t...
Posted in thread: conical fermenter heater/cooler on 09-05-2014 at 11:59 PM
I used quite a bit. I bought some packets on ebay and probably used 10 tubes at least between
the fermentor wall and the heat block. I should also say I am overdriving the pelters-- I think
they are b...
Posted in thread: conical fermenter heater/cooler on 09-05-2014 at 04:29 AM
Just an update... I finished insulting the fermentor today. Used 1" armaflex sheet insulation
with sticky backing. Once it was insulated, I tested the system again, and found that one of my
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-07-2014 at 08:31 PM
Posted in thread: New Temperature controller (Brewbit) on 07-03-2014 at 06:13 AM
Are you on the stable build or unstable? Switching to the unstable took care of my minor issues
(also gives you the ability to put the screen to sleep after a timeout)I am on the latest
Posted in thread: New Temperature controller (Brewbit) on 06-30-2014 at 07:34 PM
I am using mine for the first time right now, controlling a pump that pumps ice water onto a
carboy covered in a t-shirt. Maintains 60 degrees almost perfectly. The only issue I have is
that the secon...