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  • Posted in thread: How much water? on 06-07-2011 at 04:24 PM
    Looks like a combination of too much sun and too much water - on the bicycle seat!:o

  • Posted in thread: DIY Beer Faucet Lock on 08-03-2009 at 07:55 PM
    I will eventually get a cable lock so that I can keep my child out of the beer. I think I have
    more to worry about from a loose ball bouncing around in the garage or accidently bumping into
    a tap hand...

  • Posted in thread: Popular Mechanics: How to Make Beer Cheaply and Simply on 07-13-2009 at 09:10 PM
    I'm new, but here are my thoughts. The title needs to be modified. This isn't a simple process
    from those that haven't brewed before. The author should have brewed using extract (not all
    grain). It re...

  • Posted in thread: What does every body think about better bottles. on 07-08-2009 at 01:56 PM
    The Better Bottle became much more useful to me once I was able to install the cheap spigot
    valve at the bottom, not the expensive Better Bottle one.See this thread:

  • Posted in thread: Converting a chest freezer, need parts advice on 07-08-2009 at 01:50 PM
    Go ahead and get the Perlick 525SS faucets. That is the newer model. You can get those from
    Rapids Wholesale. I would get 5/16" gas line. Also, I would consider getting a shank that is
    longer than 3"....

  • Posted in thread: Stir Bar Silencer on 07-07-2009 at 07:42 PM
    I don't think it's so much that it is noisy, in my case the bar like the one in the picture
    with the small pivot point would get thrown even on the lowest speed of my stirplate.Same here.
    I built a st...

  • Posted in thread: I Hate Beverage Factory on 07-06-2009 at 06:22 PM
    Thanks for being sympathetic with me. You are right in that shipping costs could double or
    triple the cost of one shank. You know, building a nice kegerator is very expensive and time
    consuming. For a...

  • Posted in thread: I Hate Beverage Factory on 07-06-2009 at 05:04 PM
    Sorry, need to rant here a little, and maybe save others a headache or two. The service I've
    gotten from Beverage Factory is unacceptable in my opinion. I recently ordered 5 of the same
    shanks. Howeve...

  • Posted in thread: Ported 5 Gallon Better Bottle and Valve - Where to Buy? on 07-06-2009 at 01:35 PM
    What kind of bit and technique did you drill with? I accidentally bought a non ported BB and
    have a spare nozzle laying around.Thanks.I used this 1" hole saw: DEWALT at Lowe's: 1" High
    Carbon Steel Ho...

  • Posted in thread: Ported 5 Gallon Better Bottle and Valve - Where to Buy? on 07-03-2009 at 05:58 PM
    the Merlin: You might need to divulge how you worked the gasket & nut inside before you
    frustrate those who will try this. BB includes a cut piece of plastic tubing to aide in putting
    in the BB valve....

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