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  • Posted in thread: Cold Plate Jockey Box Foaming like a MF'er on 05-24-2016 at 08:19 PM
    I wouldn't do the jump thing unless there is/was an issue w/ serving temp. Each circuit has
    either 12' or 18' x 1/4" ss tubing depending on type of plate. Jumping will lower the temp with
    only a sligh...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Plate Jockey Box Foaming like a MF'er on 05-24-2016 at 04:27 PM
    I can give one insight - be sure to keep the cold plate out of water either by raising the cold
    plate (eg putting it on foam, container, wood, etc); or opening up the drain plug. Water works
    fine for ...

  • Posted in thread: Jockey Box to Corny Keg Question on 04-10-2016 at 04:07 AM
    You can Change out the 3/8" tailpiece to the std 3/16. 3/16 reduces line pressure 1.8 psi per
    foot. ss line is like .11 x70? You can find the math here - Then it depends on serving
    pressure & temp.

  • Posted in thread: Comments on my plans for RIMS on 04-08-2016 at 01:41 AM
    I learned from the Auberin forum that the PID has 2 functions OUTL & OUTH that can limit the %
    of output. I used it this weekend and set two BK 3500 elements to 60 & 70% and had a beautiful
    continuous...

  • Posted in thread: Variable control for electric element on 04-05-2016 at 12:17 AM
    Are you familiar with the OUTL & OUTH PID functions? I tried it yesterday and it worked
    fantastic! I changed the OUTL to 60% & the OUTH to 70% and the boil was quite steady! I use two
    3500 elements.

  • Posted in thread: Repurpose motor from food processor? on 03-27-2016 at 03:27 AM
    I have used a champion juicer motor for 20 years. Has sealed bearings and plenty of torque.
    Mounted the motor to a piece of thick plywood so as to allow adjustments.

  • 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...

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