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Posted in thread: 2 tier, 2 zone fermentation chamber build (AKA Racer X) on 03-07-2016 at 03:47 AM
I've heard of issues with dampness and mold. Any problems here? It's been a few years. Curious
how this is holding up.I should add that I live in Colorado and it's pretty dry here. If you
live in a mo...
Posted in thread: 2 tier, 2 zone fermentation chamber build (AKA Racer X) on 03-07-2016 at 01:38 AM
The floors of the chambers are made of solid sheets of linoleum flooring with the edges and
corners sealed with caulk. This is the paint I used inside the fermenter: has held up
perfectly without any...
Posted in thread: show us all your fermentation closets/chambers here on 12-01-2015 at 01:55 PM
www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=377233Still working great from the dead of winter to the
heat of summer.
Posted in thread: 2 tier, 2 zone fermentation chamber build (AKA Racer X) on 10-14-2015 at 12:08 AM
I've been away from brewing for awhile but now I'm back at it. I was wondering how these
projects worked out. Post up!
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.