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Posted in thread: Mold in the blow-off tank... I'm freakin' out! on 06-24-2010 at 01:39 AM
The blowoff's only purpose is to give intense amounts of krausen a place to go. Once the most
active fermentation is done (less than a week), just put an airlock on instead. That way, you
also have pa...
Posted in thread: San Diego International Beer Festival @ the San Diego Fair on 06-19-2010 at 11:09 PM
Hey all, Anybody else going to this? Which time slot are you thinking about attending (11-3 or
4-8)? Looking forward to hanging out with some other local homebrewers from the forums and
Posted in thread: First Brew w pics on 06-16-2010 at 02:06 AM
Very nice on your first brew! Welcome to the addiction. I started in August of last year, and
now, about $1,200 later, I find myself with a full AG setup and a ferm chamber that can ferment
Posted in thread: Rewiring mechanical A/C: Keep compressor on on 06-15-2010 at 07:48 PM
Just for anybody who may be reading this, doing what I did works perfectly. Take a piece of
cardboard, affix it to separate the air conditioned air outflow port from the mesh and coils at
roughly a 45...
Posted in thread: Biased and misleading advice on 06-15-2010 at 03:31 PM
... just that on a rare occasion some advice must be taken with a pinch of salt and I think
that is a shame but something that members need to be aware of. Wait wait wait, hold on a
moment...not all ...
Posted in thread: Rewiring mechanical A/C: Keep compressor on on 06-14-2010 at 10:47 PM
I think I'm talking to myself here. Hah. Just checked on it again, and even though it was
frosted up a bit (not as much as before), the ambient temp was at 50^F. Wow! That cardboard
ramp sure improved...
Posted in thread: Rewiring mechanical A/C: Keep compressor on on 06-14-2010 at 09:58 PM
Still getting frost on the coils and mesh. Here's a couple pics of my AC unit. Since I'm not
super familiar with the airflow, I'm wondering if the cold air coming out the top gap is being
Posted in thread: Rewiring mechanical A/C: Keep compressor on on 06-14-2010 at 09:01 PM
Alright, so I removed the front cover of the A/C unit to maximize airflow to the coils. Then I
filled every crack and gap with GreatStuff, so it should be pretty air tight inside. Then I
placed 3 Damp...
Posted in thread: Rewiring mechanical A/C: Keep compressor on on 06-14-2010 at 06:39 PM
A little ice the evaporator lead won't hurt anything, you have to worry about the coils
freezing over. Do you have all the covers on it? You've got to get more warmer air moving over
the coils to keep...
Posted in thread: Rewiring mechanical A/C: Keep compressor on on 06-14-2010 at 05:35 PM
Damn, just checked it (1 hour after it being on). The temp is down to 62^F, which is good, and
means it would have cut off soon, but the device to the left of the compressor was freezing
over. I imagi...