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Posted in thread: $7.00* stir plate on 12-15-2013 at 08:59 PM
^ Oh ok cool - I probably will be making one from what you said. Take a broken mouse, cut off
the mouse, use the usb cable and a usb to wall charger adapter.As for the magnetic stir bar, I
would have ...
Posted in thread: $7.00* stir plate on 12-15-2013 at 08:42 PM
ANybody think it might be a good idea to drill some holes in the fan so it doesnt burn itself
out premature (so the air has a place to go)? Also, any good urls for the magnets and/or stir
bar?In my ex...
Posted in thread: $7.00* stir plate on 12-15-2013 at 04:18 PM
The fan plugs directly into your cell charger? Can you show the connection?No. I cut the plug
in jack from the charger and tossed it. I then stripped the wires. I cut computer fan plug in
Posted in thread: $7.00* stir plate on 12-15-2013 at 07:52 AM
what size are the magnets if you know? did you just use a 12v cell phone charger as a power
source?I ordered a 1" stir bar. I used an old cell phone charger which I believe is 12 volts.
I've been usin...
Posted in thread: Tightening Flip-Top Lids? on 11-11-2013 at 11:32 PM
I was wondering that too. Good question. I can't figure out how to tighten or adjust the bales.
Posted in thread: How do you "tighten" swing top bails? on 11-11-2013 at 05:04 PM
I've read several threads where the suggestion was to somehow tighten the swing tip bail to
increase the amount of force that is used to hold the cap in place. I recently purchased some
new EZ tops wh...
Posted in thread: Any new news on Home Depot Homer buckets? on 09-16-2013 at 07:29 PM
I've had good luck using these provides enough headspace, but safer to use a blow off tube
for the first few days.
Posted in thread: Anonymous IPA on 08-31-2013 at 08:26 PM
Great recipe! Left to dry hop for 2 weeks. Kegged it and poured my first draft today. Man o man
what a great IPA. Crisp and great hoppy aroma, but not overpowering. I got 1.055 OG / 1.004 FG.
Posted in thread: $7.00* stir plate on 06-20-2013 at 12:31 AM
* I spent more than $7, but you can save money by just following what I did.My brewing has
evolved to needing a yeast starter. The option to buy a stir plate was out of the question. Its
not that I co...
Posted in thread: Smart & Final sanitizer, anyone else use this? on 10-27-2012 at 04:12 PM
The other day at Smart and Final, I was in search of a very large brew pot, when I came upon
their cleaning/sanitizing solution. I was impressed at the price for a gallon of this stuff.
Reading the la...