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Posted in thread: Need Electrical Help for Stir Plate on 11-13-2013 at 02:42 PM
why wouldn't you just make two independent circuits with identical switches and pots?Well, I
would prefer not to have it take up two electrical outlets.
Posted in thread: Need Electrical Help for Stir Plate on 11-12-2013 at 05:26 PM
So I'm planning on converting a less-than-effective humidor into a dual stir-plate setup. I'd
like for both fans to have their own on/off switch as well as speed control.I'm decent at
wiring, mainly t...
Posted in thread: Partigyle Porter on 11-12-2013 at 04:45 PM
Don't beat yourself up....you learned things which can be applied to future endeavors. As long
as you remember these things you will be a better brewer.
Posted in thread: Early Morning Brews on 11-12-2013 at 04:43 PM
My Brew Mornings are better when I know that the Mash has been sitting for eight hours already
and likely any conversion that was going to happen already has.
Posted in thread: Best book or reading for all grain virgin on 11-12-2013 at 04:40 PM
I might get jumped on here but I'll tell you this... When I made that leap, I looked at all the
stuff and steps to do AG and decided to go the BIAB route rather than traditional. Watch some
Posted in thread: Saving a Starter on 11-08-2013 at 04:19 PM
So, this past ten days I lined up three different beers to brew all using the same strain of
yeast. What I did was make a starter using the yeast and while I was brewing put another
starter together a...
Posted in thread: overnight mash and keeping my cool on 10-24-2013 at 04:34 PM
So, the wife tossed the old blanket I was using to insulate my cooler mash tun. It was ugly and
smelled terrible but it was thick as all get-out and did the job.Hit the local Sports Authority
Posted in thread: Is being an extract brewer such a bad thing? on 10-18-2013 at 01:51 PM
It took me nine years before I went from Extract to All Grain. Alot of those years I did maybe
one batch or less.I regret not making the move earlier. It made me a better brewer, gave me the
tools to ...
Posted in thread: Official Broken Hydrometer Count on 10-16-2013 at 09:54 PM
I go through about one a year.Last year it was a fermenter it broke off in. I glanced away when
putting it in and that was it.This year I was teaching a class and a gust of wind took it and
the flask ...
Posted in thread: Two batches in - volume issues on 10-16-2013 at 06:47 PM
Final Volume in Fermenter+Boil Off Volume+Water Lost To GrainsThe first two are pretty easy to
figure out; for five gallon batches you're looking for around 5.25 gallons in the fermenter
(.25 loss to ...