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Posted in thread: A Single 5500 watt element large enough for 24.5 - 25 gallon boil ? on 03-24-2015 at 05:42 PM
One will boil it, just take longer. I was considering doing the same (decided to hold off on
larger batches) and when i looked into the feasibility Kal and others told me that it works.
Posted in thread: 50 gallon kettle - options? on 06-13-2014 at 09:37 PM
I don't think the SSR will be cycling at all until boil, and even then I imagine it would run
at 100%. Assume 60 minute sparge, 60 minute boil, and 46 minutes to get to boil according to
Posted in thread: 50 gallon kettle - options? on 06-13-2014 at 04:27 PM
According to Kal people brew 1bbl batches with just his 30a 5500W system and it just takes
longer. I'm going to give it a shot with propane this weekend and see how it goes, as I know
Posted in thread: DIY Keezer Lid? on 06-13-2014 at 03:58 PM
I don't have any fans, I have 3 separate towers on top so logistically it would be annoying.
building a box should be fairly easy to add a fan and keep the installation clean.
Posted in thread: 50 gallon kettle - options? on 06-12-2014 at 06:49 PM
Rigging up a heatstick would work and probably worth it before I drill a hole, but its also a
$100 experiment after cords, plugs, element, etc. are purchased... i would be great to have
Posted in thread: 50 gallon kettle - options? on 06-12-2014 at 06:22 PM
That's the MLT next to it. It has a bazooka screen in it that I'm also a bit skeptical of. I
fly sparge and only have experience with a false bottom, but I'll give it a shot and see how it
Posted in thread: 50 gallon kettle - options? on 06-12-2014 at 05:32 PM
After thinking about it last night, hybrid is out, going either electric or staying with
propane, would much prefer electric though.Does anyone have real world experience using
something like this, or...
Posted in thread: DIY Keezer Lid? on 06-12-2014 at 04:51 PM
Chest freezers don't need to have a lot of insulation on the lid. Cold air sinks so there will
be natural stratification that "insulates" any lid. I used 5/4 mahogany for the lid of mine and
Posted in thread: Collar Porn on 06-12-2014 at 03:14 AM
205195 mahogany collar and bar top :)Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: 50 gallon kettle - options? on 06-11-2014 at 09:46 PM
I'm a bit nervous of hybrid as well, i would need to build some sort of protection shield. I'm
a fan of KISS, so the less things that can go wrong the better.