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Posted in thread: Blichman Beer Gun Help!!! - Leak on 08-18-2011 at 07:45 PM
Edit: lines are not crossed. can't be crossed because it has a threaded fitting.Any other
ideas?yeah, switch the lines. They are swapped.
Posted in thread: Question on cider fermentation on 08-18-2011 at 01:39 PM
It all depends on the yeast, determine the range the yeast can operate in and stick to
that.EC-1118's range is gigantic, but optimal is between 59-77. You can probably ferment at 55,
it will just move...
Posted in thread: I'm bringing back the "Is secondary necessary?" argument on 08-18-2011 at 01:20 PM
If you feel the need, then do it. I feel like that is the best answer to so many questions.I
think the question of "should i do ____ with my beer", should always depend on what the final
Posted in thread: Blichman Beer Gun Help!!! - Leak on 06-14-2011 at 03:34 AM
yeah, the gas and liquid are totally separate in the gun. Gas needs to feed the brass fitting
and liquid in the long stainless tube. Looks backwards
Posted in thread: Cooler for Fermenting on 12-07-2010 at 04:19 AM
I use an igloo "Ice Cube" cooler. 60 Qts... holds a 6.5Gal fermenting bucket or any size carboy
just fine.I grabbed mine from Walmart for $30 I think.
Posted in thread: Using Gelatin for clearing on 07-02-2010 at 03:31 AM
I always use gelatin at normal ferm temps and always get fast results. 3 days and it's a clear
as it's going to get.
Posted in thread: oxy. barrier caps won't seal for me. on 06-25-2010 at 01:02 PM
I use the same capper and use O2 caps. Haven't had a problem yet.
Posted in thread: Help finding a pipe fitting?? on 06-20-2010 at 05:22 AM
I wonder if the O-ring boss would bottom out before the tailpiece washer does. I actually found
a guy down the street that offered to machine them. A bit more expensive, but might just work
Posted in thread: Help finding a pipe fitting?? on 06-20-2010 at 04:03 AM
What you are looking for is a SAE straight thread union, here is the Parker part number I think
you are looking for 10 F5OHAO-SS. Check with local hydraulic part suppliers and they should be
able to l...
Posted in thread: Help finding a pipe fitting?? on 06-19-2010 at 05:01 PM
I personally wouldn't be worried about trivalent plating. Chromium III is an essential trace
mineral (it is the chromium in chromium picolinate which is sold as a supplement). They do,
however, say th...