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Posted in thread: Flask or Beaker on 05-02-2013 at 10:53 PM
A flask works better if you try to do multi-step starters, it is easier to decant a erlenmeyer
flask than a beaker. For a single step starter either should work fine.
Posted in thread: whats the difference in gas line sizes? on 05-02-2013 at 10:45 PM
For a home setup no difference. As for why it is blue it is because they put blue dye in the
plastic. I have used red, blue and clear no difference.
Posted in thread: Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory! on 11-28-2012 at 01:13 AM
Sorry to butt in here but is there any reason why it has to be 3 phase? As long as the pump can
do what you want it to you should be able to drop a single hot leg to run single phase
equipment , no? I...
Posted in thread: Digital Hydrometer on 09-05-2012 at 10:44 PM
Keep in mind you will not be putting the whole weight of the batch on one sensor... you need yo
build a platform and either use multiple sensors or support the other edge in some way that is
Posted in thread: Digital Hydrometer on 09-05-2012 at 07:52 PM
Creep of the sensor body (what is causing the drift) should be pretty minor over the short time
a fermentation happens if you are not near the elastic limits of the sensor. So if you re zero
Posted in thread: How often do you clean your beer lines? on 05-17-2012 at 09:26 PM
I usually have an extra keg or two kicking around that is full of either Star San or PBW. I
*try* to flush the line with PBW between kegs or if it's not going to be used for a while i
fill it with PWB...
Posted in thread: How often do you clean your beer lines? on 05-17-2012 at 02:03 AM
lol - I have NEVER cleaned the lines. Been running for 2 years. Longest is 30 days without a
pull. Never had a taste issue or otherwise.The issue is that beer stone and organics will
Posted in thread: Sour quad? on 05-03-2012 at 08:34 PM
My experience with Belgians is they tend to stall for a while and then magical pick up again a
week or two later. Agitation is probably your best bet, but avoid letting fresh air in, or you
Posted in thread: Full boil went from rolling to not on 05-03-2012 at 08:27 PM
Consistent (between batches) is more important than how vigorous. If you get dms do a longer
boil, or cool quicker or (the secret nobody seems to know about) agitation. Yes if you have a
pump and run ...
Posted in thread: Am I doing something wrong? on 05-03-2012 at 08:17 PM
I say basically the same thing all the time to my local club. Ag adds about 45 min for me, the
larger scale (full boil) is where the extra time is...
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