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  • Posted in thread: Electrical Fire! Help! on 01-10-2013 at 11:51 PM
    Thanks everyone. I'm making some adjustments and will report back but I have a quick question.
    What is the best way to ground to the pot. I have some stainless steel nuts and bolts but how
    do I preven...

  • Posted in thread: Electrical Fire! Help! on 01-10-2013 at 02:24 AM
    Photo: have a electric kettle and
    I use a 2000W element from Home Depot. I use a Ranco controller and Shock Buster GFCI from
    Lowes. I have...

  • Posted in thread: Can I predict my pre-boil gravity from mash tun gravity? on 12-10-2012 at 12:13 AM
    I might not have the right terminology so please correct me if I am wrong. I am trying to
    figure out if there is a general estimation of extraction rate/effeciency for the second
    running or after I sp...

  • Posted in thread: Opened fermenter lid on 06-28-2012 at 05:11 AM
    Back to the OP: I just read this article last night about open fermentation.

  • Posted in thread: Well ... Hi(gh) Krausen! Meet my new best friend, Blow-off Tube! on 06-27-2012 at 04:08 AM
    This happened with my brew a few weeks ago. I'm drinking a pint of it now and there is no
    infection. Guess what I did with my last brew...blow off!

  • Posted in thread: SNPA clone a bit malty on 06-27-2012 at 04:06 AM
    The airlock activity is not an indicator of proper fermentation. What was your starting gravity
    and how much yeast did you use? If you underpitched then it might be malty, but as FATC1TY
    said, it's no...

  • Posted in thread: keg pressure while on vacation on 06-27-2012 at 03:52 AM
    Did you bleed it before you set it at 12 psi? If not, when you come back from vacation you will
    have an over-carbed beer. Before you leave release the extra gas and set it to 12 or 15psi and
    it should...

  • Posted in thread: Keg/Fermenter storage on 06-27-2012 at 03:32 AM
    It will be hard to store your fermenter and kegs in the same fridge unless you are doing
    lagers. If you are only doing 1 beer at a time you would be ok with a tall mini fridge. Search
    the forums for f...

  • Posted in thread: New eHerms stuck fermentation on 06-25-2012 at 11:16 PM
    I was using my refractometer to measure the final gravity. That is the problem. I used a
    calculator and it looks like I'm right at 1.010. Now I just need to figure out why it is
    sweeter than I want it...

  • Posted in thread: New eHerms stuck fermentation on 06-25-2012 at 06:19 PM
    The only thing I can see that would be a problem is shaking and stirring your fermenting wort.
    Once fermentation starts you do not want to introduce more oxygen.-malI shook after it stopped
    at 1.025.