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  • Posted in thread: eHERMS Cleaning Tips? on 07-23-2014 at 03:42 AM
    just an update... I soaked 15 gallons of StarSan in the BK over night. I drained and the
    stainless was sparkly clean. The remaining grub was minimal and came right off of the element
    with a light brus...

  • Posted in thread: E-HERMS Build on 07-23-2014 at 03:36 AM
    I slowed wort to a tiny stream, cold water was gushing. Still wort exited in the 90s, and took
    forever.Just out of curiosity, if you continue to slow the wort down to almost nothing, is 90F
    the cooles...

  • Posted in thread: E-HERMS Build on 07-21-2014 at 09:39 PM
    Try slowing down both feed rates. Throttle down both wort and cool water flow. That may make a
    difference. Just a thought!Agree 50%. :) Slow down wort, but have as much new cold water coming
    through a...

  • Posted in thread: E-HERMS Build on 07-21-2014 at 09:37 PM
    Very nice! How do you like your chiller? is the wort tube 3/8"?I have one like that with 1/2"
    tubing for the wort. It seems very inefficient to me. The cold water just barely gets luke
    warm.Love it. Y...

  • Posted in thread: eHERMS Cleaning Tips? on 07-21-2014 at 04:08 AM
    Brewed my first batch on my new 20gal system (Blichmann kettles) Everything went great, except
    for underestimating my efficiency. (87%) :)Any tips on cleaning? I recirculated my sparge water
    through m...

  • Posted in thread: E-HERMS Build on 07-16-2014 at 02:27 AM
    Doing a test run on my new 20 gal E-HERMS system...sitting in the driveway...havin' a brew...so
    I thought I'd share my set up. Most of the brew equipment is based off Kal's setup (bought the
    HEX coil ...

  • Posted in thread: BCS Workflow on 07-14-2014 at 12:12 AM
    You don't have to have a separate state just for the alarm. You can setup each state to assert
    the alarm upon exiting a state. You can then use the Web interface or an external button to
    cancel the al...

  • Posted in thread: BCS Workflow on 07-13-2014 at 06:20 AM
    Sounds like you are right. The bcs will assert the outputs assigned to that state. You can
    hardwire a "next" button or use the web interface to end the alarm and go the next timer
    countdown to the nex...

  • Posted in thread: BCS Workflow on 07-13-2014 at 05:33 AM
    I've got my BCS box all set up and I'm working through the configuration. Curious how others
    have done their boil/hop workflow. I have a buzzer hooked up to an SSR/output that I'd like to
    leverage to ...

  • Posted in thread: E-Panel Wiring/Breaker Question on 06-14-2014 at 06:29 PM
    Thanks everyone...I have a 30A control panel and a 30A breaker. While 10ga is required between
    the two, I use 6ga just in case I ever want to upgrade to a 50A control panel. Luckily my run
    is from a s...

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