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Posted in thread: The beginning of Mr. Wobbly Brewing Co. on 12-03-2011 at 01:03 PM
You should consider adding some diagonal lateral trusses to your setup. Then it won't be so
wobbly and is less likely to fold over flat on you. The lateral perpendicular ones you have are
Posted in thread: best HERMs coil location? on 07-29-2011 at 09:05 PM
I put mine in the bottom, gravity drain as you described, put a ball valve on the intake (top)
only, and offset them by 90 degrees. Doing so allows easier access when installing (removing).
Posted in thread: brewkart + ditches + countertop brutus = this on 07-23-2011 at 01:15 PM
Do you have a wiring diagram? So, I usually do 5.5 gallon batches to result in a full five
gallons at end of ferment. Can you get this final volume from the kettle or do you top off?I do
not have a wi...
Posted in thread: brewkart + ditches + countertop brutus = this on 07-19-2011 at 01:13 AM
Do you have extensive electrical knowledge? I really want to put together a system like this
for the winter, but I have zero electrical knowledge.I don't have extensive electrical
knowledge, just lurk...
Posted in thread: brewkart + ditches + countertop brutus = this on 07-16-2011 at 12:59 PM
I have been thinking about a similar setup but use my current mlt (cooler conversion) as a
sparge tank. I am concerned that the 2000w element will no he enough to boil 6+ gallons to get
a full 5 gallo...
Posted in thread: dual vessel system on 07-16-2011 at 12:57 PM
If you put one kettle higher than the other you can remove a pump from the system. I have a 2
kettle electric system similar to this. There are pics at this link... only time wort leaves
the system i...
Posted in thread: Another HERMS design question on 03-18-2011 at 06:05 PM
You can get by with one pump and do what you want. Just put a valve on one pump, and use
gravity a little bit. I'm very pleased with my setup. And I doubt I'll ever go back to gas.
Electric is a lot e...
Posted in thread: brewkart + ditches + countertop brutus = this on 02-25-2011 at 01:32 AM
So you are just topping off, that makes sense, I've thought about that too. Dumping grains
seems easy enough clean up wise, but the BK will have the coil in it, and I don't want to have
to chase loose...
Posted in thread: brewkart + ditches + countertop brutus = this on 02-25-2011 at 01:28 AM
I'm asking this without having read the entire thread thouroughly, so you may have already
answered it.Instead of adding your "top off" water to the BK, couldn't you add it to the MT and
continue to d...
Posted in thread: brewkart + ditches + countertop brutus = this on 02-25-2011 at 01:15 AM
Res, with it hard plumbed, you must be doing CIP? Does that mean your break material and
everything is just getting rinsed down and pumped out?Yes, I do clean in place. I put all
additions in bags, ma...