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Posted in thread: Selector switch to use one pic for two seperate element/probes on 11-22-2010 at 05:53 PM
The only issue is putting a switch between two thermocouples and the PID renders them both
useless. They use a precise metal composition to read temp and introducing the different
materials in the swi...
Posted in thread: Selector switch to use one pic for two seperate element/probes on 11-18-2010 at 02:47 PM
So just build and wire the box for one unit and unplug the 220 plug and the plug from the probe
eh? I was hoping for something a little more elegant...But I guess it keeps the build price
down.I did s...
Posted in thread: Selector switch to use one pic for two seperate element/probes on 11-18-2010 at 07:32 AM
Ok, so I'm looking to convert my brewery to electric and I will probably have a myriad of
questions but here's the first.I'd like to use one temp controller to operate two different
elements. By havin...
Posted in thread: Oxygenating wort before pitching technique on 12-23-2009 at 03:46 AM
Stumpy: I applaud experimentation. Many myths abound about brewing process, and some have been
debunked by people conducting side by side comparisons. You might want to try some side by side
Posted in thread: Sugar priming sanke kegs... on 12-22-2009 at 02:41 AM
Blargh...that's what I figured. Guess the brew sits in primary for another week or two.Well
wait...I won't be broke forever...If I rack to the sanke and prime it, let it sit till whenever
I get my co2...
Posted in thread: Sugar priming sanke kegs... on 12-22-2009 at 02:14 AM
So, I recently bought some new equipment and the seller threw in some 5 gallon sanke kegs cause
he didn't know what to do with them.I know how to dissasemble/reassemble them...I have 5
gallons ready t...
Posted in thread: Slow starter, no foam...should I not pitch it. on 12-18-2009 at 04:13 PM
Better yet, to save time and money, spend a normal brew day making a batch of starters and
pressure canning them. Cost me about 6 bucks in grain and I have 21 quart size starters. When
I'm ready to ma...
Posted in thread: Oxygenating wort before pitching technique on 12-18-2009 at 03:40 PM
I'm gonna throw a wrench into the convo...From what I've been reading recently, screw aerating
wort.Then again I'm a newbie and not a scientist, but basically the theory goes like this.Yeast
Posted in thread: Slow starter, no foam...should I not pitch it. on 12-17-2009 at 12:27 AM
8 oz. is a lot for a 1.85 L starter. I would have only used 5.6 oz.I use...target gravity in
gravity points, in this case 50. Times the volume of my starter in gallons, .5. Divided by 45
for DME. Whic...
Posted in thread: Fermentation theory, yeast particulars, the who what and when why... on 12-16-2009 at 04:34 AM
So, my sickness is growing...I lay in bed sleepless, wondering about yeast and fermentation
times and all this whooditty.Sick, just sick.In order to quiet the sick sadist beer sloth,
muttering in my p...