Last Activity:11-29-2013 11:54 PM
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Posted in thread: 4500 Watt Element Without Drilling on 04-03-2013 at 07:35 AM
buy the element measure the dia. then buy the correct punch or holesaw.
Posted in thread: Heating Element Choices on 03-30-2013 at 05:24 AM
the highest watt element for 120v would be the camco 2000w model 02203 on amazon.
Posted in thread: Mash Tun on 03-22-2013 at 07:55 PM
you could always turn it back into a beverage cooler.
Posted in thread: Aviation inspired custom built tap tower & fridge setup... on 12-12-2012 at 05:05 PM
your creativity and workmanship is top notch. Being a private pilot I understand how aviation
can filter down into your other interests. I have been trying to find some old steam gauges to
mount as ta...
Posted in thread: Can I splice into my dryer line? on 11-20-2012 at 06:35 AM
maybe you could run 240v wire up to the dryer outlet with the correct 240 plug. Then you could
unplug the dryer and plug in for the brew elements. kind of a pain but simple.
Posted in thread: What is Your Efficiency - batch Spargers on 11-18-2012 at 07:27 PM
Does crushing your grains at home even after the LHBS crushes them hurt anything?as long as you
don't crush into powder double crushing is ok.
Posted in thread: What is Your Efficiency - batch Spargers on 11-18-2012 at 06:11 PM
I hear ya. He did also mention batch sparging in the title so I just assumed that he was
looking at mash efficiency. Unfortunately, I'm wired to automatically refer to mash efficiency,
especially in r...
Posted in thread: Reasons not to use an electric pump on 11-18-2012 at 05:58 PM
I batch sparge 5 gallon batches.I put my mash tun on a table.I heat my mash water in a pot.I
dump the pot of water in the mash tun.I heat sparge water in a pot.I drain mash.I dump the
sparge water int...
Posted in thread: What is Your Efficiency - batch Spargers on 11-18-2012 at 12:02 AM
if I was setting up a new system I would go with what is typicaly used as the defalt settings
on most recipe calculators of 75% and then adjust after aquired data.
Posted in thread: What is Your Efficiency - batch Spargers on 11-17-2012 at 05:02 AM
It depends on the gravity of the beer. smaller beers I get 80-85%. on big grain bills
efficiency drops to high 60's to high 70's. Thats why hydro checks are important, so after
brewing a recipe for th...