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  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Talk 3D Print Thread. on 12-08-2016 at 03:01 PM
    My printer has shipped - it will be here on Monday!

  • Posted in thread: Native ESP8266 BrewPi Firmware - WiFi BrewPi, no Arduino needed! on 12-08-2016 at 12:48 PM
    The OLED is nice, the 5th line in fuscus is likewise something that could be used here (IP
    address or date/time). I'm not sure I like them well enough to volunteer to do the coding for
    instance.That r...

  • Posted in thread: So... what the heck happened? on 12-06-2016 at 12:11 PM
    It was an extract kit, yes. Why is that a problem?I did not see anyone answer this directly: An
    extract kit is not a problem. The malt undergoes a process to evaporate off a good deal of the
    water so ...

  • Posted in thread: Is Secondary Fermentation Still Common Practice? on 12-05-2016 at 01:44 PM
    Lee, under what conditions or purposes do you use a secondary?[*]To help degass a slow-clearing
    [beer/wine/mead/cider][*]To reduce headspace after a violent primary or before aging[*]To
    remove the [be...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Talk 3D Print Thread. on 12-04-2016 at 11:06 PM
    Here's another project I constructed awhile back. I needed a way to measure liquid line cleaner
    (BLC) for cleaning beer lines, and realized I didn't have anything that was explicitly the
    right size. T...

  • Posted in thread: Is Secondary Fermentation Still Common Practice? on 12-04-2016 at 08:22 PM
    This is all a moot point, because for every one instance in which you could theoretically
    justify racking to secondary, there are a dozen reasons not to do it. I still remember the
    first beer in which...

  • Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 12-03-2016 at 05:10 PM
    just pulling the power. What's the proper shutdown procedure, and where is this defined?Now
    that the proper procedure is covered, we should cover the rest. Some of the issues you are
    having may be due...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Talk 3D Print Thread. on 12-03-2016 at 04:31 PM
    I thought I would update here: I received a ship-date of 12/7 for my printer. A little longer
    than I expected, but I'm excited to have a date!

  • Posted in thread: Another 3d Printed Stir Plate - 80mm PC Fan & PWM Controller - Link to Files on 12-03-2016 at 04:30 PM
    Nice!Great stuff here, did you go with the kit or the pre-assembled?The kit. I wanted to
    understand the printer intimately so I figured that was the better way to go about it. I just
    received a ship d...

  • Posted in thread: How To: BrewPi LCD Add-On on 12-02-2016 at 10:37 PM
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