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Posted in thread: How to automatically cut power to an induction cooktop? on 02-06-2016 at 12:31 AM
I know that this might be a little off topic, but here is a link to a tear down / hack to
manually control an induction burner. I have not tried this.
Posted in thread: How to automatically cut power to an induction cooktop? on 02-01-2016 at 05:19 PM
Be careful. Some Induction Cook Tops default to a temperature set point of "off" when they are
powered on. It is not always as easy as using a relay to cut the 110V from the Induction Cook
Top. It dep...
Posted in thread: Graham Cracker Stout on 12-30-2015 at 06:16 AM
Check out this thread from the recipe database. It's the updated recipe from another thread in
the recipe database. A lot documented experience brewing with graham crackers. It's a brown ale
not a sto...
Posted in thread: Measuring wattage of a heating element on 12-15-2015 at 01:58 AM
Did you measure the resistance across your wired plug or across the lugs on the element? If you
measured across your plug, check across the lugs on the element. It could be that a you have a
Posted in thread: BCBS 2015 the great corporate squeeze on 12-15-2015 at 01:11 AM
What I do know about Inbev distribution is that last year a bottle shop apologized to customers
for not purchasing any because of issues with the distributor. Apparently in order to get one
case of BC...
Posted in thread: BCBS 2015 the great corporate squeeze on 12-12-2015 at 02:37 PM
It's hard to compare a four pack price to a single bottle. My local bottle shop sold 12oz
bottles for $7.99 last year and the 16.9oz bottles for $10.99 this year. 2014 $0.6658 per
ounce2015 $0.6503 pe...
Posted in thread: Small batches on Kal clone? on 09-04-2015 at 02:30 AM
I built an E-kettle out of a Bayou Classic 8 gallon pot. The element is about at 1.5 gallons. I
usually brew 3 gallon batches. I can do 5 gallon batches, but a 90 min boil starts pushing a
Posted in thread: Why Arduino/Raspbury Pi/Spark/Beaglebone? on 08-22-2015 at 10:46 PM
I basically use an Arduino as a cheap PC IO. I take sensor measurements and ship them to the pc
over the serial bus. Then use a VB project to display the sensor readings and send settings to
Posted in thread: Brewing "the hard way" question: Diluting high gravity beer on 07-11-2015 at 02:31 PM
The big thing about blending water is to make a plan and follow it. The resulting beer might be
excellent or it might just be ok. Decide what you think about the beer and adjust your process
Posted in thread: Brewing "the hard way" question: Diluting high gravity beer on 07-11-2015 at 03:57 AM
When blending your finished beer with water at kegging, you need to consider how the new water
will impact the brewing water. If you aren't making water adjustments in your brewing water,
then it does...