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Posted in thread: CPC QD's old thread on 03-20-2010 at 01:25 PM
Are people still using CPC QD's cutting the X out of the inside? I never did, but probably
should. Will the X add to the March pump cavitation problem?
Posted in thread: Is my Process Wrong after the Boil? on 08-09-2009 at 06:03 PM
Either way will probably work, but if you use a strainer it must be sterilized.
Posted in thread: How long is a yeast starter good for? on 05-31-2009 at 06:43 PM
I've left mine in the fridge a long time and had no problems. I always warm them to room temp
Posted in thread: March Pump - Before or after CFC? on 04-24-2009 at 11:19 PM
In the winter when the tap water is cool I go from the pot to the pump and through the chiller
then into the fermenter. When the water is warm I cycle back into the pot until the temp is
down as far a...
Posted in thread: Barley Crusher Cleaning Question on 03-25-2009 at 03:29 PM
Shop vac for me. Never water.
Posted in thread: My Two Cents on Sparging on 01-27-2009 at 09:12 PM
Did a Biermuncher Blue Moon Clone today with his copper manifold. Had no problems with a
fifty/fifty wheat and grain combo. Drained perfectly and efficiency was good. I did use eight
ounces of rice hu...
Posted in thread: My Two Cents on Sparging on 01-27-2009 at 01:48 PM
The problems I had were: I would mash the braid with the paddle while stirring and I would
quite often lift the braid off the bottom which resulted in a slow and incomplete drain of the
cooler. The co...
Posted in thread: Good way to avoid boilovers on 01-26-2009 at 04:58 PM
I got tired of the mess and just bought a bigger pot.
Posted in thread: My Two Cents on Sparging on 01-26-2009 at 04:47 PM
The thread should be easy to find using a search for "copper manifolds". He had pictures and I
also found other very good related threads. I chose not to open the valve full open, but it was
Posted in thread: My Two Cents on Sparging on 01-25-2009 at 12:07 AM
Been all grain brewing for two years. Used false bottoms and SS braids in my round ten gallon
Gott cooler. Fly sparged and batch sparged. Never real happy with the results. Today I used