Last Activity:03-12-2014 2:19 PM
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Posted in thread: Most efficient type of mashing paddle/smasher to use? on 03-10-2014 at 01:23 PM
While it is fun to have a crazy custom mash spoon.... The big whisks are really the way to go.
You can mash em up and down like a potato masher. You don't have so much flat area that you
create a wave...
Posted in thread: Are Kegs Worth the Cost? on 03-04-2014 at 03:14 AM
Kegs will change your outlook on beer and life. Do it! brewing is fun, but if packaging and
drinking you beer isn't fun and easy... whats the point?
Posted in thread: Red Wagon Oatmeal Amber on 03-03-2014 at 09:03 PM
Do you let your flame-out addition sit for any length of time? Or do you start chilling
directly after flameout? I adore Falconer's flight and I enjoy ambers! Thanks for the recipe!
Posted in thread: Is it the PID or thermocouple that is broken? on 02-28-2014 at 12:48 PM
I have been wondering if it wasn't the way I dangled the probe in the boiling water that
depressed the temps. There is a significant chunk of 1/2 in MPT metal behind the 2 inch probe
in non-boiling wa...
Posted in thread: Is it the PID or thermocouple that is broken? on 02-27-2014 at 04:39 AM
So I fixed the input maximum... It was set for 100F. I set it to 500F and the probe tracked
temp properly from 60 deg to boiling water. We'll mostly properly. It seems to be reading
low... I had water...
Posted in thread: Is it the PID or thermocouple that is broken? on 02-26-2014 at 06:20 PM
Thanks.... I 'll look into it. When you say loose, do you mean in the probe or in the PID? The
probe is what it is... it isn't going to come apart easily. The PID... I have had that open in
the past. ...
Posted in thread: Is it the PID or thermocouple that is broken? on 02-26-2014 at 05:19 PM
It is set for PT100. I don't know about the upper and lower limits. Thats an interesting
thought.... Can you help me understand where to look in the manual?
Posted in thread: Is it the PID or thermocouple that is broken? on 02-26-2014 at 02:11 PM
So I have a dilemma – The short version is: how do I know if it is the PID or the RTD probe
that is messed up?So…. I have a ‘direct from China’ RTD probe that looks pretty nice. It is
this one here: ...
Posted in thread: Go Electric for <$150? on 02-24-2014 at 05:30 PM
Balls above is correct. Safety first - GFCI protection is the best investment even though it
can eat your entire budget.
Posted in thread: Comet Hops on 02-24-2014 at 03:44 PM
I am going to try this one tonight:EDIT: Brewed on 2/24/14. I smelled the pre-boil hop bag and
the Comet hops have a hoppy citrus/herbal aroma but there is also a very distinct and strong