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  • Posted in thread: Plastic Carboys. Good or Bad? on 03-28-2011 at 05:10 PM
    you will get all sorts of answers here. My suggestion, try it and make your own opinion. The
    batch I just bottled, sat in a culligan "off limits according to some" store bought water
    bottle for 3 mont...

  • Posted in thread: Who should I buy brewing equipment/recipes/grain/etc. from online and why? on 02-08-2011 at 12:50 AM
    Austin Home Brew supply. Stand behind there products, have helped numerous customers out on
    here, including me. Forrest always seems to go above and beyond. And, cant beat the free
    shipping on orders ...

  • Posted in thread: Taps are flowing (with only minutes to spare) on 02-06-2011 at 10:41 PM
    dmfa is good advise, even though I have personally never broke a guide bit while using a hole
    saw. The key to using a hole saw is to let the drill/hole saw do the work. Dont force it, and
    most importa...

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 02-06-2011 at 02:28 AM
    Youngs Double Chocolate Stout

  • Posted in thread: Lemon in Hefeweizen on 02-04-2011 at 01:51 PM
    Im a big fan of a slice of lemon in my Hefe. Some say it ruins it, I think it compliments it

  • Posted in thread: Water bottles for sours on 02-03-2011 at 11:54 PM
    what they are saying Nowuries, is that the plastic water bottles are oxygen permiable, IE: they
    actually let oxygen THROUGH the plastic. Do I buy all that jazz?? no. Do they let oxygen in?
    Sure, im su...

  • Posted in thread: fermenting question on 02-03-2011 at 11:41 PM
    honestly, the carb'ed feeling could still be active fermentation. When a beer ferments, CO2 is
    released up through the beer. So, if its still actively fermenting, then you will have CO2
    actually in th...

  • Posted in thread: Smwbo on 02-01-2011 at 10:55 PM
    she who must bend over

  • Posted in thread: fixing my aluminum HLT with a soldering gun on 02-01-2011 at 01:00 AM
    PJ, what is the temperature of the surrounding aluminum when trying to heat it with a soldering
    iron?? Wont get hot enough to actually accept solder. It might melt the solder and glob on the
    surface, ...

  • Posted in thread: fixing my aluminum HLT with a soldering gun on 02-01-2011 at 12:34 AM
    you will have to use a torch to get it hot enough to actually accept solder. Then, whats the
    melting point? With the burner blazing on it, im not so sure it would hold.