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  • Brewing,building random things,reading,music,lusting after cars I cant afford,etc.
  • Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Supv.
  • Andy Thomasson
  • Avett Brothers, DMB, MGMT, Passion Pit, Ben Folds, John Legend, John Mellencamp, etc.
  • Dazed and Confused, Old School, and any movie about a serial killer being chased by two cops.
  • southpark, heroes, good eats, iron chef, and anything on the history or discovery channels
  • Harry Potter (1-7), anything by Tom Brown, most things technical.
  • Current Setup:
    Mash: Polarware 40qt w/ valve, temp gauge, and false bottom
    Boil: Polarware 40qt
    Hot Tank: 5 gal igloo w/ valve
    Flysparge assembly: custom
    Primary Fermenter: 6.5 gallon carboy
    Secondary Fermenters: 2 x 5 gallon carboys
    Refrigerated fermentation chamber w/ temp control
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  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber w/ Refrigeration on 09-22-2013 at 01:53 AM
    1. did you use 2" foam ? I bought 1" think with both side covered by aluminium foil. Reading
    your post I am not sure is good enough. Pretty sure I used 2" foam.2. On the bottom, did you
    put the laundr...

  • Posted in thread: Plate Chiller - Lessons Learned on 03-17-2013 at 03:16 AM
    Hi all,I've recently had a good experience using the Duda Diesel 30-plate chiller and wanted to
    post a few thoughts.This is a pic of the 3-tier stand with the chiller hooked up to the boil
    tank via a ...

  • Posted in thread: How much have you spent? on 11-13-2012 at 06:20 AM
    Since about 2006, I'm guessing the following:Original AG Setup:Polarware Kettles -
    ~$300Polarware False Bottom - $60Small Propane Burner - $50Carboys - ~$175Various Small
    Equipment - ~$200Immersion Ch...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber w/ Refrigeration on 11-08-2012 at 03:10 AM
    Thanks! It definitely served me well... I've since moved on to using a small/medium sized chest
    freezer for fermentation. More room but more difficult to load.

  • Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 07-05-2012 at 02:21 AM
    Today's 4th of July project was finally building the 3-tier setup.Still need to mount the heat
    exchanger, run some plumbing for water supply, and get the new burners hooked up, but the
    structure is to...

  • Added a new Photo on 07/05/2012

  • Posted in thread: Temp Controller Box Assembled! on 06-03-2011 at 12:22 AM
    So this isn't anything terribly new, but I just got my temperature controller box wired up and
    running and am pumped so I wanted to post. It's not terribly complicated, but it looks pretty
    nice, it wi...

  • Added a new Photo on 06/03/2011

  • Added a new Photo on 06/03/2011

  • Posted in thread: Show me your DIY Fermentation Chamber! on 08-19-2010 at 01:45 AM
    Nice setups, guys. I documented my build in another thread, but I figured I'd add it to this
    one as well. After a couple years, it's still kicking and actually fermenting a Hefeweizen at
    64F as we spe...

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