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Posted in thread: Variable resistance SSR for boil control? on 05-10-2014 at 02:21 AM
price and reliable.From Auberins, they ship from Georgia. I usually have my stuff in 3 or 4
days.Their heatsinks are pricey, I would source them elsewhere if you want them cheaper.
Posted in thread: POR-15 to prevent rust on camco heating elements? on 03-30-2014 at 05:19 AM
I would rather let em rust . They should develop a layer of surface rust which will protect the
metal from further rusting. That's what I 'm hoping will happen to mine. These elements were
Posted in thread: Ranco terminal screws on 03-27-2014 at 01:35 AM
I have never seen a terminal strip with left hand threads. Should be clockwise to tighten.
Posted in thread: Ranco terminal screws on 03-27-2014 at 01:19 AM
Have you tried turning both ways ? Are they frozen tight or loose ?
Posted in thread: Can't Control Power To Element on 03-26-2014 at 05:06 PM
Thanks, guys. Maybe one day I'll get it thru my head that an SSR has to have a load to be
tested.The reason I want to monitor the SSR ,I had one fry and the temp ran wild.I use my PID's
to control the...
Posted in thread: Can't Control Power To Element on 03-25-2014 at 09:59 PM
Bought this: per Mr. PJ's diagram, minus the switch.The lamp stays on when PID is cycling ,it
won't go out.Connected lite bulb to PID side of switch and it blinks with PID cycle.What have I
Posted in thread: Electrical Costs for a Normal Brew Day on 03-18-2014 at 09:03 PM
By comparison I was using a turkey fryer before converting to electric.I paid $20.00 for 20lbs
propane and used about 12lbs on a 5 Gal boil, on a calm warm day, more when it's not.I'm
guessing for 10 ...
Posted in thread: Can't Control Power To Element on 03-18-2014 at 01:17 PM
Yes sir, thank you. I hope you are well. riverbeer
Posted in thread: RTD Cables on 03-18-2014 at 06:42 AM
Mine are not shielded and I have no problem. I use this inside my box: use this from box to
TC: also have premade cable assemblies. riverbeer
Posted in thread: Can't Control Power To Element on 03-18-2014 at 05:59 AM
Thank you for your help, as always the knowledge offered by this forum is amazing. Yes, my SSR
was fried. All is well now with new SSR. Upgraded to a higher current SSR. As you know they
like to melt ...