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  • Southwest suburbs of Chicago
  • woodworking
  • Power Lineman
  • all kinds
  • IBEW Local 9
  • Pumpkin ale
  • air
  • IPA, Gluten free ale
  • Barleywine, cream ale
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  • Posted in thread: Airlock sucking back in on 09-20-2009 at 10:56 AM
    Ok so I made a pumpkin ale and put it in my conical to ferment on Labor day.Fermentation was
    great(constant bubbling 24 hours after pitching). After a week or so it settles down like it
    should. Yester...

  • Posted in thread: green ladybugs??? AHHHHHHHHHH on 07-20-2009 at 10:54 AM
    How do you make the tobacco spray? I have not seen any this year but they seem to kill my cukes
    every time I plant them (which breaks my daughter's heart) so I know its a matter of time.

  • Posted in thread: Almost Automated Bottle Sanitizer with pics and video on 06-30-2009 at 10:30 AM
    I swipe the tops of the bottles in the foam as an added effort to sanatise around the outside
    of the opening. It might be overkill but it dosent take any extra time.

  • Posted in thread: which way do the roots grow? on 03-15-2009 at 11:25 AM
    I am going to plant my hops parallel to my fence so should I plant the rizhomes parallel to the
    fence or perpendicular? I dont know if my neighbor will apreciate it if the roots start
    invading his yar...

  • Posted in thread: Grape soda recipe on 02-26-2009 at 11:11 AM
    Does anyone have a grape soda recipe? The only one I found on the net was here Do it yourself:
    Brew Better Soda at Home.Thanks

  • Posted in thread: anyone making root beer with herbs/roots? on 02-12-2009 at 10:38 AM
    where do you get your sasafrass?

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a regulator on 01-03-2009 at 12:19 PM
    It seems like there are a lot of choices out there for a Co2 regulator I was just looking for a
    little input on what everyone has. Thanks

  • Posted in thread: Kick A Banjo Burner? on 12-17-2008 at 10:14 AM
    I've got a "Hurricane," which I believe is the same exact casting as a Banjo. Absolutely love
    it, and it was an easy conversion to natural gas. Plenty of heat, and a wide range of
    adjustment. And yeah...

  • Posted in thread: vacuum strength between the different foodsaver models on 12-13-2008 at 11:39 PM
    I had one fro several years and the foam gasket finally got too nicked up to hold the vacuum.
    When I called the company I was told they no longer make the gasket for that model. I ended up
    buying a ne...

  • Posted in thread: What should I buy with Christmas giftcards? on 12-06-2008 at 10:36 PM
    Yes I already have a wort chiller. I have a small pump and recirculate the ice water in a small
    tub. My Reverend was impressed with my green brewing technique