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  • Posted in thread: What came in the mail for you today? on 10-09-2013 at 07:57 PM
    stout kit plus bottle plus a couple of (REALLY) good priced cornies from Adventures in
    Homebrewing! :) At my wife's order. . . after all, she is SWMBO . . .

  • Posted in thread: Carboy Cleaning on 08-16-2013 at 10:21 PM
    You may find that oxy can/will leave some scaling at the edge where it can dry. I moved to pbw
    and have had no troubles, same easy cleaning and no scale.

  • Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 07-23-2013 at 06:11 PM
    I am picking up a commercial freezer at the end of the month... It is addicting.

  • Posted in thread: Review request: 3-tier brew stand on 07-15-2013 at 06:31 PM
    it looks good to me. I don't use a cfc, but have talked to others who do and use gravity and
    they say it works just fine. Just watch your siphon flow, but since you're going lower than
    your bk, it sho...

  • Posted in thread: 60 Quart Cooler = Cheap New Mash Tun on 05-13-2013 at 07:35 PM
    I have the same cooler - copper manifold. Less than a quart of fluid left on drain - it siphons
    very well. I pull everything out, clean it, then leave the manifold unattached and slightly
    propping the...

  • Posted in thread: Assembling Gas Pipe Manifold Brew Stand on 05-01-2013 at 05:18 PM
    What I meant was do I need teflon tape for the brass connections?For example, the propane jet
    that connects directly to the burner.connecting black pipe to brass, either tape or dope/putty
    is fineBut ...

  • Posted in thread: Assembling Gas Pipe Manifold Brew Stand on 05-01-2013 at 03:26 PM
    Use a gas specific product. Either dope or tape, but make sure it is rated or intended for
    gas... Regular white Teflon tape is NOT gas rated, akaik

  • Posted in thread: Assembling Gas Pipe Manifold Brew Stand on 04-30-2013 at 05:20 PM
    I started at the regulator... But I built it off the stand and then mounted it, I found that
    easier... I did constantly take it to the stand to compare and check...

  • Posted in thread: Still alive - just tackling a HUGE DIY on 04-22-2013 at 04:08 PM
    Once you get them all on, you may find it's all good. Typically domes are built equally on all
    sides rather than stacking one side... Did that make sense? They do it do that way for the
    exact reason y...

  • Posted in thread: Beginner Welder Mistake?? on 04-01-2013 at 05:32 PM
    With .120 steel, as ling as you have good, full penetration, you should be fine.That's the big
    qualifier. You don't need to bevel .120 (1/8") ... Your weld should penetrate that far. Do what
    Durham sa...

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