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Posted in thread: Scorched BK elements using rye on 02-22-2014 at 12:49 AM
Sorry in advance if already covered.I have been using a 4500 w LD element in my BK and NEVER
had scorching issues until last batch which was all grain with ~28% malted rye. Has anyone had
Posted in thread: RIMS wizard and step mashing on 02-21-2013 at 02:27 AM
Has anyone had any experience stepping up with a RIMS wizard? Seems it is good for maintaing
temps (which I can do just fine with my current HERMS setup) but can it effectively raise mash
temps in a r...
Posted in thread: Fresh hops questions on 09-20-2012 at 12:58 AM
I've always used store-bought hops but a friend has picked some centennial hops for me. Is it
OK to dry in a plastic bag and then place in a freezer to store? Also, how do you know when the
hops have ...
Posted in thread: Hop Spider on 08-06-2012 at 10:31 PM
Posted in thread: Hop Spider on 08-06-2012 at 10:12 PM
I'm thinking of using one of these but am concerned the plastic paint strainer will not hold up
to boiling temps. Any comments from those with experience would be appreciated.
Posted in thread: 2000 watts v. 1700 watts for RIMS on 05-18-2012 at 01:06 PM
Thanks for the info!!!! I think I will go with the 1700 to be safe and see if stepping is an
Posted in thread: 2000 watts v. 1700 watts for RIMS on 05-17-2012 at 06:52 PM
Right. Is the 1700W powerful enough to step mash?
Posted in thread: 2000 watts v. 1700 watts for RIMS on 05-17-2012 at 12:51 AM
Posted in thread: 2000 watts v. 1700 watts for RIMS on 05-17-2012 at 12:49 AM
Rheem makes both a stainless 120V 2000W and a 1700W low density element. Any ideas on which one
would be better for step mashing and preventing scorching with a RIMS tube having a 1.875" i.d.
(or is t...
Posted in thread: Heating element umph! on 02-17-2012 at 08:35 PM
Thanks - trying to find 1500w/120v incoloy that will fit in my rims tube. The one from Camco is
a fold over and won't fit. Looks like I'll stick with the 1500/120 Ni/Cr. Thanks for the info!