Last Activity:09-15-2014 9:03 PM
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Posted in thread: Looking for flame resistant insulation materials: on 09-16-2014 at 12:02 AM
Insulating the chimney does help. Made one myself, check out the pot skirt link in my sig. Here
is where I got some of the info...
Posted in thread: Better cooling efficiency with counterflow wort chiller on 09-08-2014 at 03:45 AM
My homemade copper CFC is 20' of 3/8" inner pipe. Your CFC is 12' of 1/2" pipe. SS or copper at
almost twice the length and smaller ID pipe cools more.
Posted in thread: All Grain Equipment in MA on 08-31-2014 at 04:58 PM
I've got a used 10 gallon cooler/mash tun to get you started. I think I still have the bazooka
screen and fitting, its seen better days but it would work. Sorry no ball valve. PM me if your
Posted in thread: trouble shoot new stand with pic's and video on 08-01-2014 at 02:28 PM
I would do two things before upgrading to a bigger burner or high pressure regulator. Mount a
circular wind screen around the burner, to keep the heat focused at the bottom of the pot.With
the pot rai...
Posted in thread: Saving propane/time while winter brewing on 07-24-2014 at 05:22 PM
Its been a while since I posted keep that in mind in case I repeat what I have already posted.
The distance between my burner and keggle is around 2 3/8". The closest I can get my burners to
Posted in thread: Brew Kettle Designed By Jet Engine Engineer on 07-19-2014 at 03:43 PM
Nice find, very interesting, I'm sure that works ok if your brewing indoors with no wind. Some
cheap aluminum flashing wrapped around the pot with and air gap would channel the hot gasses
Posted in thread: Updated my Brew stand. on 06-02-2014 at 02:31 PM
That stand looks much better, good job. I agree with day_trippr that you have to raise up the
pot for more air flow, 3/8" works for me. Installing SS nuts under those diamond plate pieces
Posted in thread: Kettle jacket and burner skirt on 05-13-2014 at 01:33 AM
Not sure where I bought it or what gauge it is but it was the only one they had. I got a lot of
beer out of that aluminum before it started to crumble but have since gone to SS.
Posted in thread: Kettle jacket and burner skirt on 05-12-2014 at 09:47 PM
I am glad to see others using this, great job. This really saves on propane and the time it
takes to boil. My first one was made from flashing also. It lasted quite a few brews but
eventually the alum...
Posted in thread: recommended stainless mash tun kettle? on 05-07-2014 at 01:24 AM
My experience with weldless fittings is that they leaked on my cooler MLT or they twisted too
easily on keggles. After attempts at fixing this I ended up having a few fittings welded. They
no longer l...