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  • Posted in thread: Stirplate for Carboys? on 05-21-2011 at 12:54 PM
    It's a 6.5 gallon carboy. I used a 12v 1a dc fan and a 50 lb rated 2 inch bar magnet. Rather
    than a rheostat, I opted for a LM317 based voltage regulator. It is kind of a pain to get the
    thing balance...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing March Pump cord on 10-25-2010 at 01:30 PM
    I briefly contemplated doing this.I decided to splice the cord inside a 1 gange waterproof
    electrical box with a waterproof switch. Now I can switch the pump off without running 20 feet
    to the outlet.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone have a dedicated whirlpool tank? on 06-18-2010 at 07:32 PM
    I've thought about it but more from the standpoint of quicker turn around before the next batch
    (for multi batch days).

  • Posted in thread: LG 3-MD-HC inlet on 06-03-2010 at 02:40 PM
    I tried to get 1/2 Si tubing over a 3/4 barb and failed. Ended up getting a 3/4 npt to 5/8 barb
    and it is working great. They had them in stock at the ace down the street.

  • Posted in thread: Running Jonson Control Probe into Keezer on 04-30-2010 at 04:29 AM
    I sneak my probe under the back of the door (snicker). No condensation problems.

  • Posted in thread: Nitrile glove + Star San = Sulfur? on 04-27-2010 at 02:03 PM
    Nobody else I brew with does but I always smell sulfur when mixing starsan.

  • Posted in thread: Brewday from hell!! on 04-14-2010 at 10:53 PM
    Well... if it makes you feel any better, last brew session, I dropped a 6.5 carboy and ended up
    in the ER where a 2nd year med student tried to give me stitches 3 times before getting pulled.

  • Posted in thread: Glycol Chillzilla on 01-26-2010 at 07:50 PM
    Assuming my math is correct and perfect temperature equalization you are looking at the
    following equation:(v1*t1 - t3 *v1) / ( t3 t2 ) = v2v1 = Wort Volumet1 = Wort Tempv2 =
    Chiller Liquid Volumet2...

  • Posted in thread: awesome sparge arm ideas only on 11-25-2009 at 08:09 PM
    I've been thinking about using a spiral spray head for sparging. They sell them at McMaster.

  • Posted in thread: Monster Mill 2.0 or 3.0 which one???? on 11-24-2009 at 02:56 AM
    this particular "stock" version will easily mill 10k pounds of grain before anything wears
    out.That's only like 150 batches :cross: