Last Activity:08-19-2014 3:46 PM
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Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-08-2014 at 01:48 AM
Posted in thread: Replacing my heating elements on 08-01-2014 at 01:40 AM
IMO, the rusty element base issue is causing too many electric brewers to lose way too much
sleep. A small amount of rust on an element base is not going to affect the beer you brew. Yes,
it may be un...
Posted in thread: RIMS Control Panel Plug Type Question on 07-23-2014 at 09:19 PM
A 120 volt 3 prong plug should be fine. Strongly advise using 12 gauge 3-conductor wire for the
line cord to your system.
Posted in thread: Motor wiring on 07-21-2014 at 02:27 PM
Do you have a speed reduction system for the motor?You will need either a gear reduction or
belt/pulley speed reduction system since the motor itself rotates at too high an RPM.
Posted in thread: 30g Electric Brewery Up & Running on 07-21-2014 at 02:22 PM
Nice. That looks like a great work area with fantastic gear.
Posted in thread: Contactor size on 07-21-2014 at 02:20 PM
Over-sizing a mechanical contactor becomes more critical for motors and other inductive loads.
Your element is a resistive load, and normally does not require oversizing.Also, in a
Posted in thread: Weldless Triclover Element? on 07-19-2014 at 01:40 PM
+1Bobby stands behind his merchandise.Thanks!
Posted in thread: Weldless Triclover Element? on 07-18-2014 at 07:08 PM
Sadly, I have had the same experience with mine.On the bright side, I was able to use regular
lead/tin solder and acid flux to beef up the spot weld attachment points.My contingency plan
for the strip...
Posted in thread: gas and electric kettle, how to wire? on 07-17-2014 at 12:31 PM
If you are considering wrapping your electrical connections in foil, I can guarantee you will
do permanent damage to the wire insulation and element terminals, the first time you fire up
Posted in thread: gas and electric kettle, how to wire? on 07-16-2014 at 06:18 PM
I use a keggle with one of Bobby's tri-clover fitting soldered to it.With one of Bobby's
adaptor kits, I can go electric with a 5500 watt element or remove the element, close the port
off with a blank...