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    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: Scorching Issues on 01-15-2015 at 06:11 AM
    What I am thinking is I don't need a solenoid control of any kind on the burner. I might go
    ahead and put a probe in the BK for the heck of it. I could either imbed the burner in the
    stand or create a...

  • Posted in thread: Cost of 240v 30a outlet on 01-15-2015 at 06:00 AM
    Delete is beyond my skill level.

  • Posted in thread: Scorching Issues on 01-15-2015 at 05:50 AM
    I am starting a new build in the 20-30 gallon range, HERMs controlled from a BCS460 (though I
    am thinking about the Electric Brewery panel). My concern is reading these posts about
    scorching elements,...

  • Posted in thread: Cost of 240v 30a outlet on 01-15-2015 at 05:36 AM
    I just finished wiring a 50 amp and 30 amp 220v outlet 6 feet from my breaker box. Below is the
    rough costs. Keep in mind I ran everything inside metal conduit.30 amp only costsOutlet Box
    $5Outlet $10...

  • Posted in thread: Proper Element Height in Boil Kettle on 10-30-2013 at 07:30 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 08:03 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 02:48 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 06:33 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 07:46 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 07:41 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...

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