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Posted in thread: RIMS controller box build on 03-20-2015 at 08:02 PM
The March pump flow is controlled by the ball valve on the ouput side, as it should be. Wide
open, the flow is about 6 gal/min. I use a Blichmann with a false bottom. At that speed, a
stuck mash is pr...
Posted in thread: Advice on 3 zone fermentation chamber idea on 03-18-2015 at 03:32 PM
I've made 2 keezers and the coils were different in both. Check with the manufacturer or drill
a test hole. You should also think about what probes and controllers to use. I prefer RTD's in
Posted in thread: Show me your diy vent hood. on 03-18-2015 at 05:53 AM
Another old thread perhaps worth unearthing.
Posted in thread: show us all your fermentation closets/chambers here on 03-18-2015 at 05:32 AM
I haven't been around the site for awhile. Busy with other projects I guess. I like the
upgrades. I think this thread is worth bringing back, now that there's a dedicated fermenter
Posted in thread: Advice on 3 zone fermentation chamber idea on 03-18-2015 at 05:23 AM
I would doubt you would get adequate heat transfer, especially during active fermentation and
the coils, pump and water would take up a lot of room. Also, there is the potential for a
serious mess, if...
Posted in thread: Help needed with mash tun (pics) on 03-18-2015 at 05:01 AM
Using thick heat resistant o-rings from an auto supply store works well. Even with a high mash
temp they don't get soft.
Posted in thread: RIMS controller box build on 03-18-2015 at 02:34 AM
Here's how I did it with a metal tool box from Home Depot. The top left bottom turns on the
main power and 5" computer fan on the left side of the box. The top right switch turns on the
March pump tha...
Posted in thread: DIY fermentation chamber on 03-04-2015 at 06:09 AM
It's outside your budget but you might be able to adapt a few ideas I came up with.
Posted in thread: What to do with a 15.5 sanke keg? on 03-04-2015 at 06:07 AM
Get one of these. They're awesome.
Posted in thread: 2 tier, 2 zone fermentation chamber build (AKA Racer X) on 04-06-2014 at 08:24 PM
Update on heating system. The above mentioned cooling mods are working great. Over the winter,
I did some brewing through cold weather and the heaters were necessary to maintain fermentation