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Posted in thread: Strange Brew - without programming?? on 08-22-2015 at 03:43 PM
Once you figure out how much your parts list will cost (plus your time) - compare it to the
prebuilt Hosehead controller (brewtronix.com). For ~$400, you get a turnkey device with SBE
Posted in thread: Kickstarter for SS Mash Tun, Kettle and Fermenter on 08-16-2015 at 05:44 PM
By my calculations I paid $159 for the Thermobarrel, and I think I need to spend about another
$65 with Bobby at Brewer's Hardware to make it work how I'd like it to, which would put my
total at $224,...
Posted in thread: Kickstarter for SS Mash Tun, Kettle and Fermenter on 08-11-2015 at 10:59 PM
I didn't measure how much water was left behind, but I filled it tonight and didn't have any
issues getting the dip tube to drain. When I got it in better light, I did notice a scratch
under the latch...
Posted in thread: Kickstarter for SS Mash Tun, Kettle and Fermenter on 08-11-2015 at 08:24 PM
I'll try and put water in mine tonight and see how mine works. Before you added the o-ring, was
the dip-tube noticeably loose? Or did it appear tight but it's just not water tight? (Trying to
Posted in thread: Kickstarter for SS Mash Tun, Kettle and Fermenter on 08-11-2015 at 07:58 PM
It seems a little unconventional, but the flared diptube is held tight against the fitting with
a nut. In the picture below, there's a nut just out of the picture on the right that will slide
Posted in thread: Kickstarter for SS Mash Tun, Kettle and Fermenter on 08-11-2015 at 02:18 PM
Received my 20g thermobarrel this morning. It's awesome. Can't wait to brew with it. The
instructions it came with are simple but well done (cleaning, assembly, etc) They even included
plumbers tape! ...
Posted in thread: Lawson's Finest Sip of Sunshine Clone on 08-01-2015 at 03:12 PM
think the brew comes out VERY close to SoS draft. The canned version, for whatever reason, is
noticeably better IMO.I haven't had the draft version. I'm looking to clone the can version.
Would I be b...
Posted in thread: New Homebrew shop in Hartford? on 08-01-2015 at 01:45 AM
SWMBO told me that someone at work mentioned a new homebrew shop opened up a few months ago on
the Hartford/West Hartford line. That was all she got, no name or more specific area.A search
on the Goog...
Posted in thread: hosehead electronic brewery controller on 07-28-2015 at 01:24 PM
Putting this chart together helped me see the oscillations. After I annotated the graph, I was
zooming in on various parts of the chart and I noticed three oscillations in the bottom right
area of the...
Posted in thread: hosehead electronic brewery controller on 07-28-2015 at 03:50 AM
I had my first brewday yesterday and it went pretty well. Brewed a Maple Bacon Porter. The brew
day went really well for my first run on new equipment.I enabled logging on the Hosehead before