Last Activity:10-02-2015 2:12 AM
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Posted in thread: I'm back! Time to brew! on 10-04-2015 at 12:37 AM
Welcome home and thanks for your service. Make some beer!
Posted in thread: How I Clean my Electric Element - Dryfire on 09-07-2015 at 01:53 AM
I use incolloy ULWD elements and they have all failed soon after briefly dry firing.
Personally, I think you will shorten the life of your elements. If the ease of cleaning is
worth it for you - then ...
Posted in thread: Pump on 08-26-2015 at 02:30 AM
I have a basic march pump that has lasted over 10 years. Still works fine.
Posted in thread: Rebuilding My Brutus Hybrid Into a Kal Clone on 08-24-2015 at 02:41 AM
Ok, I am dying to know why you installed your HERMS coil with weldless bulkheads when you have
everything else beautifully welded in?
Posted in thread: Trying to understand all grain batch sparging on 08-14-2015 at 08:59 PM
So 7 or 8 pages of pontification and you get back to my post.That said, I learned to batch
sparge from Denny Conn back on the Brews & Views Bulletin Board circa 2000 or there abouts.
Denny is still a ...
Posted in thread: Trying to understand all grain batch sparging on 08-10-2015 at 01:13 AM
It is really quite simple.1. Mash for 60 min with desired water to grain ratio - usually
somewhere between 1 and 2 quarts per pound of grain2. Vorlauf until clear3. Drain mash tun
Posted in thread: Mill problem on 08-07-2015 at 04:38 PM
Yes, I wore out a very early model of 2 roller monster mill. Knurls were worn down to the point
the mill failed. I do 30 gallon batches and it was 7 years old. I bought a new one with 2"
Posted in thread: Almost-stuck mash/circulation in RIMS setup on 08-06-2015 at 02:32 AM
1. Use a crush that is more coarse - open the gap on your mill.2. rice hulls as described by
Bobby.3. start with low flow and slowly ramp up after grain bed set as described by TexasWine.
Posted in thread: Mold in Therminator on 08-01-2015 at 04:01 PM
It is totally shot. Buy a new one and send me your moldy one.
Posted in thread: Why use a Pt100 instead of a thermocouple? on 07-01-2015 at 03:51 PM
Personally, I use k type thermocouple wire. Trim insulation off the end (about 1/4") and twist
the two wires together and stuff it into a thermowell. I move my thermocouples around during
brewday. I p...