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03-15-2013

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    ABOUT ME

  • Love brewing and drinking beer.
  • Guns,Beer,Snowboarding,Racing
  • Military
  • Gary
  • Rock
  • Dexter, Game of Thrones, Homeland, Gold Rush, The Borgias, Spartacus
  • I've been wanting to get into brewing for a couple years. My wife bought me a Mr. Beer kit for Christmas and it exponentially took off from there. First Homebrew Batch (kit) - Jan 2013; First 5gal Batch - Mar 2013; Moved from Bottling to Kegging - Apr 2013; First AG Batch - Apr 2013; First 15gal Batch - Jan 2014; 100+ Gallons Brewed - Jan 2014; Upgrade to RIMS System - Nov 2015
  • Male
  • Married
  • Layton
  • UT - Utah

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle - You Pick The Size!! on 01-21-2016 at 05:51 AM
    I'd love a new, larger kettle! Thanks for the donation Spike Brewing!!

  • Posted in thread: My Ammo Can RIMS on 12-14-2015 at 05:36 AM
    That would be really cool! I imagine a removable mobo tray would be a good route to go... but
    finding the right sized enclosure would be the challenge.

  • Posted in thread: My Ammo Can RIMS on 12-14-2015 at 05:11 AM
    https://youtu.be/DH62pTZPdvcFirst run after leak testing.
    :ban:https://youtu.be/7iFJlZJuKqQQuick snippet of today's batch using the RIMS build.I went for
    simplicity but with some control. I have three...

  • Posted in thread: My Ammo Can RIMS on 12-14-2015 at 04:40 AM
    322615Got tired of the boil kettle screen getting blocked by hop material so I figured it was
    time to make a hop spider.322616Function and leak testing!322617322618And here we are today...
    got the PID...

  • Posted in thread: My Ammo Can RIMS on 12-14-2015 at 04:34 AM
    322604Got the heating element relay wired up. Also finished wiring the PID with the temperature
    probe wires. 322605A snapshot of the finished product. Definitely a tight fit!322606Inside the
    box from ...

  • Posted in thread: My Ammo Can RIMS on 12-14-2015 at 04:29 AM
    322594Got the switches and lights wired.322595Starting to wire the outlets.322596YAY! RIMS
    stuff came from Brewhardware.com. I decided to buy the tube rather than build it because I
    wanted 1) Easier c...

  • Posted in thread: My Ammo Can RIMS on 12-14-2015 at 04:25 AM
    322582322583Taking a look at the space I am dealing with inside.322584Wired up the terminal
    blocks. Ready for installation.322585SSR and heatsink. Took some leftover CPU thermal grease
    and used it for...

  • Posted in thread: My Ammo Can RIMS on 12-14-2015 at 04:16 AM
    Hello HBT Forums! :off: I am coming up on my three-year anniversary to homebrewing. I had a
    general interest in brewing ever since I discovered that I like beer because my uncle
    homebrewed. Then my wi...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Jacket - Immersion Lager Stick? on 11-24-2015 at 02:46 PM
    I can see where the issues are there. I suppose the application would be very specific to
    closet fermenters, as you said. I agree with spending the money elsewhere. Thx for sharing your
    input!

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 11-23-2015 at 02:47 AM
    Daaaaannnnngggggg..... did anyone else have to pick their chin up off the floor and wipe the
    drool from their face just now? I'll take an order of one purrrrty half-barrel conical :mug:
    Thanks for the...

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