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Posted in thread: BFQ50 Keezer Build with Coffin on 02-04-2014 at 04:42 PM
Decided to test out my design on some scrap wood.My original idea was to cut 2 pieces, an
inside and outside piece, because I thought the kerf would be large enough to cause a gap in
the parts. And fr...
Posted in thread: BFQ50 Keezer Build with Coffin on 02-02-2014 at 04:11 AM
Decided I want to do an inlay, either on the front or the top. Actually leaning towards the top
right now right in front of the drip tray.But maybe an even more important decision...light on
dark or d...
Posted in thread: BFQ50 Keezer Build with Coffin on 02-02-2014 at 03:51 AM
Actually didn't have everything right to start out with here! Needed a 3 prong outlet, not 2
prong. Also needed a few more cables and wire nuts.Functionally speaking all I need is a place
to mount the...
Posted in thread: BFQ50 Keezer Build with Coffin on 02-01-2014 at 07:19 PM
Nothing complex here. Just assembling the base which is basically a dolly for the keezer.Always
nice to make sure you have the right tools and parts so you don't have to run to the store
Posted in thread: BFQ50 Keezer Build with Coffin on 02-01-2014 at 07:11 PM
I've gathered most of the materials for my keezer project, so about time to start a build log I
guess!I'm basing the build off of the Black and Decker 5.0 cu ft chest freezer (BFQ50). It can
fit 2 bal...
Posted in thread: Bottling Tips for the Homebrewer on 07-18-2013 at 02:50 PM
Don't have a dip tube in yet, but this worked fine! I just had to tip the bucket a bit towards
the end and drink the bit that was left over :mug:Bottled 15.5 liters of meed in less than half
an hour. ...
Posted in thread: Hi from Michigan! on 07-16-2013 at 10:42 PM
Well, over the weekend the yeast finally gave up. Whether it was the high heat (~80 F) or just
the ABV, not sure, but it tastes good ;) Ended up with a FG of 1.00 which gives me a final ABV
of 10 - .....
Posted in thread: DIY Stir Plate question/issue on 07-08-2013 at 02:13 PM
How are your magnets oriented on the fan? I found that one magnet works better than two due to
the interfering field between the magnets. I'm sure you could still use two if placed with the
poles in t...
Posted in thread: Grilled Octopus on 07-08-2013 at 02:07 PM
Wow- that looks great. We don't have it available here, but I would love to do something like
that.Yep, hard to find up here. Can find it occasionally at the asian markets though.Anyone
here try takoy...
Posted in thread: Hi from Michigan! on 07-01-2013 at 11:16 PM
Fermentation was slowing down a bit, so decided to transfer to a secondary fermenter today.
Also, I realized how wrong I was at reading the hydrometer before! I thought it started from
1.0 at the bott...