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Posted in thread: Ranco 2-stage temperature controller on 04-28-2014 at 06:07 PM
If you connect the line cord neutral lead to a duplex outlet (assuming you're using one) then
add a separate wire from the same side of the duplex back to the Ranco's neutral terminal you
won't even n...
Posted in thread: STC 1000 "Ebay" Temperature Controller Build on 04-27-2014 at 04:50 PM
Here is my wiring diagram: the wire nuts splicing three lines into one, does the one line need
to be a higher gauge than the ones leading into it or is it fine to be the same?
Posted in thread: Ranco 2-stage temperature controller on 04-26-2014 at 08:17 PM
I'm trying to wire-up a 2-stage ranco to my fridge and space heater, but having a nightmare
getting the wires into the contacts. The videos I found are all for the one stage, and I was
able to splice ...
Posted in thread: Easy Partial Mash Brewing (with pics) on 02-03-2013 at 10:06 PM
Absolute best situation would be to have a bag that fits, exactly, your kettle.That seemed to
do the trick, thanks for the confirmation. Picked up a 2.5 gal ceramic pot to use for the mash
instead of ...
Posted in thread: Easy Partial Mash Brewing (with pics) on 01-09-2013 at 09:35 PM
Thanks for the guide! This seemed like a pretty effortless step up from steeping/extract so I
gave it a shot.Step 2: tried this twice now but mine doesn't quite look like this (I should
have taken a ...
Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 11-22-2012 at 01:14 AM
I copied the recipe for the most part with only a few changes.I used 0.3 oz. of Nugget hops
instead of the Goldings, I added more than a tsp of spices (8 g), and I added a small amount
(0.33 oz) of va...
Posted in thread: Burnt Brewpot? on 07-12-2012 at 02:33 PM
should of boiled water to the top for 15-20 min and discarded before brewing.. you now have a
malted oxide layer ;)I did that once, that's what formed the black layer. Did I need to boil
water a secon...
Posted in thread: Burnt Brewpot? on 07-12-2012 at 02:12 PM
Bump. Any thoughts on what's in there? Is it safe? Carboy fermented fine, the big bubbly yeast
cake left a lot of what looks like dirt on the upper walls of the carboy, but that is normal,
right? The ...
Posted in thread: How long does it take for new threads to be approved by a mod? on 07-10-2012 at 07:37 PM
For how long must threads and posts be approved by a mod before appearing? Is that indefinite
for nonsubscribers?I don't want to violate the bump rules, but I think my thread is going
Posted in thread: Burnt Brewpot? on 07-09-2012 at 02:56 PM
Update: searching for "black aluminum brew pot" turned up some other threads suggesting that it
was fine and just oxidized, so I brewed with it. The pot is now a lot less