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  • Posted in thread: Plastic Carboy Marking? on 05-22-2016 at 09:09 PM
    A normal sharpie won't wash off the outside of a plastic carboy. I have graduated carboys where
    the sharpie marks are years old.

  • Posted in thread: Different immersion chiller idea, thoughts ? on 05-03-2016 at 06:03 PM
    It sounds like you want the efficiency of a counterflow chiller with the trub benefits of an
    immersion chiller. I don't think the disc idea will work for the same reasons PGEduardo has
    already listed....

  • Posted in thread: Wild yeast beer style on 05-01-2016 at 09:04 PM
    You can help your culture adapt by mixing your next starter 50/50 apple juice to dme wort.

  • Posted in thread: PVC Carboy Washer on 01-13-2015 at 06:44 PM
    I did something similar to this awhile back with a 30" sprinkler riser, sprinkler head, 1/2"
    ball valve and 1/2" MPT to hose adapter. I already had a 1/2" ball valve laying around so the
    total cost wa...

  • Posted in thread: Quick immersion chiller question on 01-08-2015 at 01:33 AM
    That and the fittings for 3/8" copper are 4x that of 1/2"

  • Posted in thread: DIY Fermentation Chamber on 01-02-2015 at 06:35 PM
    Polystyrene and polyiso rigid insulation boards are both qualify as a vapor barrier. Just put
    the boards on the inside of the framing and use silicone sealant at all the seams. If you want
    a belt and ...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Rig Design - build in progress on 01-02-2015 at 05:00 PM
    What's the reasoning behind a space right next to your burners for a steel fermentor? You could
    just build a separate furniture dolly for the fermentor and roll it up to your BK after flame

  • Posted in thread: Bucket Insert For Non-Trub Racking? on 08-13-2014 at 06:20 PM
    A simple approach would be to attach something to the end of your siphon that rests on the
    bottom and holds your siphon intake an inch (or whatever you like) off the bottom.You can do
    this with a cork...

  • Posted in thread: Are there potential problems using stainless steel in contact with aluminum? on 08-08-2014 at 09:25 PM
    Use a food grade, high temperature silicone o ring.This on the inside. If they're touching on
    the outside you could use another o-ring or just throw some bond breaker tape on there and be
    done with it...

  • Posted in thread: Are there potential problems using stainless steel in contact with aluminum? on 08-08-2014 at 07:51 PM
    Dissimilar metals in contact can cause galvanic action where one material begins to corrode the
    other, they can eventually become fused together. fix, just grab 2 rubber washers or o-rings
    to isolat...