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Posted in thread: Boil kettle temperature control help on 11-07-2016 at 08:16 PM
FWIW, I once tested a Johnson A419 on my boil kettle, and I think it was cycling within 2
degrees of the temp pretty accurately with the differential set to 1 degree. Not bad if you
already have one, ...
Posted in thread: Boil kettle temperature control help on 11-07-2016 at 08:08 PM
Ever do a 30 minute hop stand maintaining 170°F on a chilly day?Cheers!Beat me to it! This is
why I put a PID on my boil kettle. It's also nice to set the BK temp to, say, 195 and get an
alarm when it...
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber fail safe on 10-26-2016 at 03:24 AM
If you do the BrewPi route, I'd use one of the SainSmart relay modules (or similar). They're
easy to set up and FuzzeWuzze has a great write-up on setting it all up. I did mine so it
controls an outle...
Posted in thread: Yeast makes alcohol in your stomach on 08-23-2016 at 05:02 AM
Google "auto-brewery syndrome" for more info. I wonder how I could train my body to develop
Posted in thread: Sanke Fermenter Prototypes on 08-23-2016 at 04:42 AM
Got it, thanks for the advice!
Posted in thread: Sanke Fermenter Prototypes on 08-15-2016 at 08:58 PM
Where did you hear that a nylon compression ferrule will not hold under pressure?I didn't say
nylon, but I assumed SS compression fittings would use SS ferrules, and I was basing my
question on this p...
Posted in thread: Sanke Fermenter Prototypes on 08-15-2016 at 06:24 PM
Hi friends, sorry to bring up an old-ish thread but I'm looking for a bit of guidance. Let's
say I plan to use a 1/2" OD SS racking cane. What I'm hearing is that a 1/2" compression
fitting won't seal...
Posted in thread: If you Could Only buy One Beer at the Local Market on 07-23-2016 at 01:00 AM
Boneyard RPM. Better than both Plinys, better than Bell's, better than Firestone Walker. Those
are all fantastic, but when you live in Bend you gotta be true to the home team.
Posted in thread: Has anyone ordered direct from Concord before? on 07-10-2016 at 06:02 PM
I have 3 80qt kettles that came from eBay, but it's just another front for the Concord store so
it's no different, I'm pretty sure. I also ordered two of their new false bottoms direct from
Posted in thread: HBT ONLY Fathers Day Sale - 20% off at Nor Cal Brewing Solutions on 06-15-2016 at 03:09 PM
Father of 4, dying for a false bottom and a hop blocker. Now could be the time! Happy Father's