Last Activity:11-29-2015 4:18 PM
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Posted in thread: Mash/BK Control Boxes: Liquid level switches on 11-26-2015 at 04:43 AM
Posted in thread: My heating element rusts and I don't care. on 11-15-2015 at 05:57 PM
Been electric brewing for 8 or 9 years. My element bases are rusted and nasty looking. I have
never tasted any off flavored. YMMV.
Posted in thread: wire for low amp applications in control panel on 11-04-2015 at 02:04 AM
Where did you guys purchase 20 or 22 gauge wire? What brand or type of wire?
Posted in thread: wire for low amp applications in control panel on 11-03-2015 at 04:37 PM
I am getting ready to build a new control panel. In my old panel, I used 14 gauge THHN wire for
all the low amp applications (pid, ssr control, contactor coils, etc). It seems like overkill
to me. Any...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun HERMS Question on 11-01-2015 at 02:54 AM
I have a one barrel system. I use the temp at the herms outlet (right before it dumps into the
mash) to control the temp of the HLT. I do not recirculate or stir water in my HLT. My herms
coil is 25 f...
Posted in thread: Upgrading from 10 gal to 20 gal batches. Choosing kettles. on 10-11-2015 at 05:12 AM
You need 30 gallon kettles for MLT and BK. 20 gallons is plenty for HLT.Here ya go:
Posted in thread: 45 gallon SS kettle for 1 bbl fermenter? on 10-09-2015 at 01:35 AM
Even more important than SS vs HDPE - How are you going to control fermentation temperature? 1
barrel of fermenting wort can generate a large amount of heat. I have a 1 barrel (40 gallon)
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.