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Posted in thread: Why are controllers so expensive? on 08-18-2012 at 03:23 PM
Keith,The plan that I am in the process of doing involves jb welding a metal gang box around
the exposed elements, and afixing that to the side of the kettle.Here's what I am basing it on:
Posted in thread: Why are controllers so expensive? on 08-18-2012 at 02:02 PM
The controller I can see buying, since it is more work, but for the element, it is such a
minimal amount of work.You can buy for $70+ $19.95Plus tax and $10 shippingor $20.85+
$11.99+ tax and $5...
Posted in thread: DIY conical on 07-02-2012 at 01:52 PM
I have been using 2 conicals like this for 5 years and haven't had any issues. They are
perfectly fine.Very cool. What do you do about temp control?
Posted in thread: DIY conical on 07-01-2012 at 12:12 PM
The site says they are safe for water storage, can we assume they are 100% food safe? I'm
always wary of using anything plastic that wasn't specifically made for food storage. How is
your friend plann...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer broke in my carboy! Is my beer ruined?!! on 06-17-2012 at 02:47 PM
I'd be more worried about little bits of glass than a contaminated batch. When I broke my
hydrometer, it broke into 5 trillion little pieces. Not worth worrying about in my opinion.
Dump the batch and...
Posted in thread: Breaking up the brew day - mash the day before on 04-08-2012 at 02:01 PM
I was hoping to mash at night, then boil the next night. Doesn't seem like the greatest idea
I've had. it's just frustrating sometimes when you have small children. I have virtually zero
time to mysel...
Posted in thread: Breaking up the brew day - mash the day before on 04-08-2012 at 12:55 AM
C'mon man, that's not what I wanted to hear. I wanted to hear "yeah, sure, I do that all the
time. No sweat."
Posted in thread: Breaking up the brew day - mash the day before on 04-07-2012 at 08:06 PM
Due to family constraints, long work week and long commute, I don't have much free time to
myself, let alone 5-6 hours in a row. Anything I can do to break up the brew day makes life
much easier. For ...
Posted in thread: 1st place... I almost pooped myself. on 04-03-2012 at 02:35 PM
Congratulations! What yeast did you use? I don't see it listed.
Posted in thread: Consistently (really) low efficiency, here's my notes. on 03-25-2012 at 02:16 PM
You live in CT...Ocean State Job Lot has 20qt kettles for like $15. I've been using one and
it's great.Mind blown. Aluminum or SS? Googling ocean state job lot right now.