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  • Posted in thread: 3 Wire RTD but only 2 connections at probe? on 10-28-2016 at 03:41 AM
    There are 2 wire, 3 wire, and 4 wire(rare) RTDs. The 3 or 4 wire have the advantage of letting
    the measuring device effectively subtract out the added resistance of a long wire run by using
    bridge cir...

  • Posted in thread: Flex Seal on 10-28-2016 at 01:53 AM
    You should use "food grad" silicone - or look for aquarium safe.

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-27-2016 at 10:26 PM

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 06:07 PM

  • Posted in thread: Every beer i brew has a similar "Grainy" taste on 05-16-2016 at 02:07 PM
    Check your ph, especially during sparging.

  • Posted in thread: Water Report and mash PH on 05-14-2016 at 01:33 AM
    There is also a good spreadsheet and great discussion in the brew science forum. I've used
    various incarnations of that spreadsheet with excellent results. Also get a pH meter.

  • Posted in thread: 2 element 120v setup wouldn't boil full volume 5 gallon batch. on 05-13-2016 at 11:04 PM
    Do you have the PID controlling this in manual mode?For diagnostics, I would recommend a
    wattmeter. How much each is drawing? Also, perhaps you have a bad SSR?I, like others, think you
    should be boili...

  • Posted in thread: Pull-Through Compression Fittings for Soldering on 05-13-2016 at 10:40 PM
    Thanks, Bobby!

  • Posted in thread: Pull-Through Compression Fittings for Soldering on 05-11-2016 at 06:49 PM
    I just built a customer a hot liquor tank with a coil using these fittings and it wasn't too
    difficult. I had 2" of space between the coil and the wall of the pot and it was enough to get
    an adjustabl...

  • Posted in thread: HERMS Fitment in an 8.5 Gal. HLT Kettle. on 05-10-2016 at 07:28 PM
    I haven't used either as my hlt w/ herms is in a wide 15 gal, but the through hole fittings
    look like they'd allow you to push the coil closer to the inner wall that using the 90 degree
    fittings. The ...

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