Last Activity:10-22-2014 8:32 PM
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Posted in thread: HERMS build on 10-22-2014 at 07:43 PM
Vesku has done something similar and it seems to work for him.
Posted in thread: BrewsBySmith DIY & Pre-assembled STC-1000 + temp controllers on 10-21-2014 at 12:33 AM
Yeah sweet, although I would have gone with the cnc machined billet aluminum ones. ;)Nice work!
That's the perfect controller right there, don't think I would do anything differently were I
Posted in thread: Don't want to over-pitch my harvested yeast on 10-20-2014 at 09:59 PM
Since you weren't talking about any specific style or strain of yeast, can you describe in
general terms what you imagine a perfect, best possible beer to be and in what ways repitching
yeast would ne...
Posted in thread: Don't want to over-pitch my harvested yeast on 10-20-2014 at 09:01 PM
if our goal is the best beer possible then you need both theory and experience. the wrong
theory will prevent you from making good beer. you must have a sold foundation. once you know
what's suppose t...
Posted in thread: holy grail: turnkey homebrew equipment? on 10-19-2014 at 08:03 AM
It is no holy grail, whatever that means, and you will most certainly get what you pay for.If
you're going to get it you should already know a good electrician and a great weldor that can
Posted in thread: Gunk in Big 2" Ball Valve on 10-19-2014 at 07:47 AM
No...a ball valve has dead space around the ball. To get everything clean you need to keep the
valve partially closed (or partially open whatever your outlook on life dictates). Your
understanding of ...
Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 10-18-2014 at 11:42 PM
Free shipping on ebay is a marketing tool. It doesn't mean the shipping literally doesn't cost
anything. Or that the US government pays any and all shipping companies for it.
Posted in thread: Don't want to over-pitch my harvested yeast on 10-18-2014 at 06:23 AM
You should probably re-read Yeast, because the authors point out that yeast don't begin to
perform optimally until several repitches. Nowhere do they advise against the practice.Although
Posted in thread: anyone ever personally use champagne yeast? on 10-18-2014 at 03:53 AM
We're suggesting that you probably should not do that. Wort contains a mixture of mono and
polysaccharides, with maltose being the most abundant. Wine yeast will ferment wort to a
limited degree (basi...
Posted in thread: Cheap compact wort pump on 10-18-2014 at 12:52 AM
They are not NPT they are probably 1/2" BSPP (straight thread). They work just fine with NPT
fittings, but you will need plenty of teflon for a good seal.