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Posted in thread: Burner power needed? on 12-09-2015 at 04:29 AM
13.5kw is huge. I use 7kw and I can raise 20 gallons of water two degrees/minute
(approximately). 1 BTU=1 DEGREE FARENHEIT INCREASE IN ONE POUND OF WATER. 20 gal x 8.4lbs = 168
lbs, so 168 btu's gives...
Posted in thread: Food grade suggestions for volume pole? on 10-30-2015 at 08:58 PM
Thanks all. I like the punches - mine is similar but simply etched. Spike Brewing has a pot
with interior volume markings. Their numbers say etched but look like ink.I'll have the epoxy
adhesive (FDA ...
Posted in thread: Food grade suggestions for volume pole? on 10-30-2015 at 04:20 PM
Thanks Jeuck. I've thought about that and even considered silicone o-rings for the different
heights, but would still prefer to find a food grade ink/marker.I ordered some Sil-Bond RTV
6500 red food g...
Posted in thread: Food grade suggestions for volume pole? on 10-28-2015 at 04:01 PM
I made a BK etched aluminum volume stick and it is somewhat hard to see the volume when
brewing. I would like to fill in the etchings to make it easier to see but want something that
is both food grad...
Posted in thread: Easy weldless/solderless bulkhead for Coleman 48 qt rectangular cooler? on 05-04-2015 at 03:42 AM
Hey Mike, not sure what type cooler you had, but I often add a small piece of larger plaster
pipe over the nipple portion of the bulkhead to prevent the cracking around the drain. A spacer
Posted in thread: Electric brewing ? - running 2 5000W elements at once on 01-26-2015 at 02:54 PM
Thnx, had not considered going higher as I currently can heat 20 gallons two degrees a minute
which is plenty. I have a 20 & a 30 which is slightly Less but more than 7k.
Posted in thread: Electric brewing ? - running 2 5000W elements at once on 01-24-2015 at 04:18 AM
I run two 3500 220v elements at the same time and often brew 20 gal batches. When I first
started out, the electrician was to have installed a 30a 220v gfi but only did a 20a 220v gfi.
I called him ba...
Posted in thread: BrewHardware.com RIMS hardware Kit and more Giveaway! on 01-14-2015 at 03:37 AM
I'm in, just in case!
Posted in thread: O2 wand on 01-06-2015 at 02:02 PM
And what do you do to clean inside the tube itself? My stone screws onto the fitting which is
at the end of a ss tube. My fear is if turn off O2 or on before inserting into wort, wort would
Posted in thread: O2 wand on 01-06-2015 at 03:50 AM
I've had a wanded air stone for awhile but began to worry about how to be sure nothing was
growing within. Is that a concern? How do you clean the wand after using it to introduce
oxygen? How can you ...