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  • Posted in thread: How do you plug a hole in PVC piping? on 09-22-2014 at 12:20 AM
    I like the screw idea! But you guys are right with the replacement tee... *sigh* go in to the
    Home Depot for a $0.40 part, leave with a $40 receipt...I feel your pain.

  • Posted in thread: Fridge Experts - Wine Cooler in Hot Garage on 09-22-2014 at 12:10 AM
    I would definitely consider a fan to help vent the heat out from the shelving and remove the
    top shelf. Maybe add some insulation to the glass door,

  • Posted in thread: Temp controlled fermenter on 09-22-2014 at 12:06 AM
    I use a dorm size mini fridge mated to a box made with 3 inch polystyrene foam board insulation
    and control it with one of wilconrads black box. Works great for ales, not tried lager temps.

  • Posted in thread: “The Black Box” Fermentation Temperature Controller on 09-21-2014 at 11:33 PM
    Iove my version 1,version 2 looks even better. The detachable probe is a killer upgrade. Well
    done, glad you are doing this.

  • Posted in thread: Mash Recir without RIMS or HERMS? on 09-21-2014 at 01:46 AM
    You can do that to set the grains instead of using a pitcher to vorlauf, no reason to do it
    during mash unless you are adding heat. I would not run it wide open so you don't compact the
    grain bed too ...

  • Posted in thread: Choose three hops to use for the rest of the year on 09-20-2014 at 08:50 PM
    Columbus centennial Cascade

  • Posted in thread: Cheap thermo-switch on Amazon... on 09-19-2014 at 08:33 PM
    The firmware upgrade can be found by searching for stc-1000+... Forum member AlphaOmega reverse
    engineered the firmware and coded up a nifty replacement.You can even buy already upgraded
    versions from...

  • Posted in thread: Drank my first IPA ever this evening. on 09-19-2014 at 08:16 PM
    Weird. Yeah, when I think of East Coast ipa I think of Hopslam, DFH, and others that are all
    fairly malty. Over here we have Pliny as our model beer which is bone dry and looks like a
    lager in the gla...

  • Posted in thread: blocking during recirc whirlpooling on 09-19-2014 at 06:12 PM
    If you whirlpool well and give enough time for it to settle you don't need the bazooka screen.

  • Posted in thread: I added more yeast to an unfinished beer, 4 mos dormant. Predictions on the result? on 09-19-2014 at 06:02 PM
    move to secondary and pitch a sour blend in it for a yummy sour stout in a year

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