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Posted in thread: Cooler Mash Tun on 11-12-2011 at 07:20 PM
Long story short I am moving to all grain and was trying to put together an extravagant
electric HERMS setup, but I grew inpatient and decided to get a cooler mash tun going for now
and will look to d...
Posted in thread: Fermenter Thermostat on 11-02-2011 at 02:03 PM
Thanks for all the help guys. I just bought the 15 amp Ranco. Hopefully it works out for me.
Posted in thread: Fermenter Thermostat on 10-31-2011 at 04:03 PM
thats the same controller i have been using for years, it works great.Love the freezer, hope
you got a deal on that thing, for over 3,500 i could convert by garage to a walk in cold
room... okay, mayb...
Posted in thread: Fermenter Thermostat on 10-31-2011 at 03:43 PM
I purchased a commercial freezer to use for fermenter. I am trying to select an appropriate
temp controller. Any suggestions? Below is a link to the freezer, as well as a temp controller
that I think ...
Posted in thread: Purchase an electric heat source??? on 10-21-2011 at 01:42 PM
David & Mako,Thanks for the info. I'll have to look into these options (I'm pretty ignorant
when it comes to electrical work) and see what fits my situation. I'm trying to put together a
HERMS system ...
Posted in thread: Purchase an electric heat source??? on 10-20-2011 at 02:04 PM
Would it be possible to ask the owner to put one in? From my understanding they are not that
expensive to get put in and don't cost all that much each brew day (like $.40).Proabably not an
option. My ...
Posted in thread: Purchase an electric heat source??? on 10-19-2011 at 07:00 PM
If you want to do full boils quickly you'll need to use at least a 3500 watt heating element in
my opinion, 5500 watt is better. However, these require a 240V/30A electric service (standard
Posted in thread: Hopblocker on 10-11-2011 at 07:36 PM
Wow...nice! What kind of burner are you going to be using? (Sorry :off: )I have seen mention of
hopped extract and hopping during mash, but I have never met/talked to anyone who has done it.
I am also...
Posted in thread: Hopblocker on 10-04-2011 at 05:17 PM
I am investing in a new brew kettle and a lauter tun. I believe I am going to buy Blichmann
kettles for both the mash tun and brew kettle unless people on this forum heavily object. I was
to go with B...
Posted in thread: Building a Fermentation Chamber on 09-30-2011 at 05:04 PM
Greetings from Chicago!I highly recommend going with an AC unit if you want to build something
to purpose for multiple temperature zones. Especially if you're talking about using one
compressor to coo...