TinTurtle

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01-12-2012

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01-09-2014 2:56 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • I live half the year in Beijing and the other half at my home outside Chicago. My interests include woodworking, building guitars and amps -- and of course beer.
  • woodworking,cooking
  • Web developer
  • Jeff Gandy
  • I became interested in brewing after visiting Great Leap Brewing in Beijing. Subsequently I went home to Chicago and spent some time reading about brewing and understanding beer. I hope to begin brewing in China this year.
  • Something tolerable
  • Male
  • Married
  • Beijing/Chicago
  • IL

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Proper Element Height in Boil Kettle on 10-30-2013 at 06:30 PM
    I am looking to purchase a 20g boil kettle from Brewer's Hardware. Dimensions are 15 3/4
    diameter by 25 1/14 tall.I want to put a second 1.5 inch TC fitting on that kettle (and have
    them do it prior t...

  • Posted in thread: Building an all electric system in Beijing on 05-27-2013 at 07:03 AM
    I know, its all made here anyway. If I were fluent in Chinese (reading and writing) things
    would probably be different. Even so, its almost always more expensive to buy things that are
    manufactured in...

  • Posted in thread: Building an all electric system in Beijing on 05-25-2013 at 01:48 PM
    The kettle is setup for dual elements, I was going with two of the 4500 watt Camco ULD's, The
    total kettle size is 113 liters. The mashtun is the same size, and I had planned on using a
    single 4500 wa...

  • Posted in thread: Building an all electric system in Beijing on 05-19-2013 at 05:33 PM
    I am running 10/3 outdoor cable to the elements. Crap, you would think I could figure amperage.
    I will have to bump that switch up, but more critical is the breaker in my apartment box.

  • Posted in thread: Building an all electric system in Beijing on 05-19-2013 at 06:46 AM
    So I have been dragging pieces over to China for about 2 years and I am in the final stages of
    getting my 29 gallon system up and running. The control circuit is really giving me a hard
    time. I though...

  • Posted in thread: Max element wattage for my RIMS tube on 01-08-2013 at 06:41 AM
    I am trying to figure out what is the max size element I can run in the RIMS tube setup from
    Brewers Hardware. I have the tube + probe for the BCS controller. want to pick up 3 elements
    and take them...

  • Posted in thread: BCS Temp Probes on 01-05-2013 at 03:11 PM
    I just received their RIMS setup and I will be using the BCS controller. I am trying to
    understand thermowells and how to deal with the sizing as well as the connection between the
    probe and the contr...

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Equipment in Ireland? on 01-04-2013 at 12:44 PM
    Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Equipment in Ireland? on 01-03-2013 at 06:25 PM
    I have a friend who will be in Ireland on business. Normally he is in Beijing and would like
    some yeast and other supplies to take back with him. Is there a good online source that can
    ship to his hot...

  • Posted in thread: Organizing Meetups in Beijing on 12-22-2012 at 07:14 AM
    January meeting is the Holiday 6-pack Swap!Date: Tuesday January 8th, from 7-9pmLocation: 2nd
    floor of Brussels Bar (South Sanlitun)Bring in a six pack of homebrew or other good beer and we
    will swap ...

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