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    ABOUT ME

  • Cape Town
  • 31, Lover of fine wine, beer & good food, Structural Engineer, Amateur Photographer, Mountain Biker, Harley rider, Taken... :-)
  • Structural Engineer
  • Schalk Marais
  • Alternative
    Rock
    New Rock
  • Anything by Bill Bryson
  • Pale Ale
    English Bitters - Boddingtons Clone
    American Pale Ale with South African hop varieties
  • Murphy's Clone Stout
    Murphy's Clone based small beer with Lager Yeast
  • American IPA
    American IPA based small beer with Lager Yeast
  • Pale Ale (more Amber than Pale actually)
    Pale Ale small beer with ginger
    Unhopped all malt Ginger & Orange beer
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  • Posted in thread: Connections for a Shirron Plate Chiller? on 08-03-2012 at 05:55 AM
    We have a Shirron Plate Chiller as well...The wort connections are 1/2" NPTThe water
    connections are 3/4" Garden Hose Thread. The pitch of the threads are much wider than NPT and I
    had to import speci...

  • Posted in thread: 230 Volt Digital Thermostat / Controller on 06-17-2012 at 07:36 PM
    I am going to ask some of the electrical engineers in my company...

  • Posted in thread: 230 Volt Digital Thermostat / Controller on 06-17-2012 at 05:54 PM
    I've been looking at controls to upgrade our brewery...At the moment everything is run
    manually.Next step is to install temperature controls on the HLT and after that the MLT.Has
    anyone worked with co...

  • Posted in thread: Can You Brew It Database (updated 11/2011) on 05-21-2012 at 09:02 AM
    Subscribed! And waiting on the Kern River Citra clone recipe. :)Ditto on that...

  • Posted in thread: Electric Brewing - Scorched Wort Issues on 01-30-2012 at 05:03 AM
    QUICK UPDATE:I damaged one of our elements while cleaning them. The gunk burnt onto it was
    simply too bad so I replaced the element with a temporary hot water cylinder model.In the
    meantime we have or...

  • Posted in thread: Paintball Gas Tank adaptors - HELP NEEDED on 01-27-2012 at 04:41 PM
    We have a Micromatic Mini Regulator and a machined adaptor to mate it with 20oz Paintball gas
    bottles...Connecting a new gas bottle is a nightmare. The adaptor has a machined vent hole on
    the side. As...

  • Posted in thread: Beersmith for 3BBL or 6BBL system on 01-19-2012 at 05:34 PM
    @scott hahaha... Guess one had to try all the forums some times

  • Posted in thread: Beersmith for 3BBL or 6BBL system on 01-19-2012 at 06:09 AM
    I am busy planning a much larger brewery. At the moment we use Beersmith for our 10 gallon
    system quite successfully.From what I've read so far there are some tricks to scale from a
    small system to so...

  • Posted in thread: McMaster Keg O-Ring List on 01-19-2012 at 05:59 AM
    Thanks barrooze... I will try the recommended o-rings

  • Posted in thread: McMaster Keg O-Ring List on 01-13-2012 at 05:43 PM
    Thanks for the info... The o-ring models listed work perfect on our ball lock kegs...We just
    scored a good deal on 40 ball lock kegs.Pretty sure all of them will have to be rebuilt.Which
    o-rings work ...

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