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  • Posted in thread: Does anyone know of 1" diameter 4500w 240v heater elements on 02-12-2014 at 11:44 PM
    From CAMCO site pdf:"Today, all manufacturers of residential water heaters use only Screw-in
    style elements. This style provides for easy installation and serviceability because it screws
    into a spud ...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-18-2014 at 04:26 PM
    I'd love to win a conical!I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: 15 Gallon Oak Barrels? on 12-13-2013 at 08:39 PM
    Kelvin Cooperage out of Kentucky makes 15 gallon barrels $248, plus shipping.They'll sold out
    now. Next production is January 2014.Tuthilltown Distillery (NY) lists used barrels on their
    site $125 wit...

  • Posted in thread: Triclamp heater element design on 08-12-2013 at 01:31 PM
    I purchased the 1.5 " ferrule for my 5500w CAMCO and encountered the same clearance issue.I
    then found and now use a 2" ferrule from Hillbillystills : offers the clearance I prefer and
    had 2" ferrule...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Controller on 08-02-2013 at 10:11 PM
    The exclusive role of the neutral wire in this implementation is to provide 120v to the
    Contactor through the switches as I chose a 120v coil for the Contactor.I suppose you could
    only switch one side...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Controller on 08-02-2013 at 06:05 PM
    The EBAY 10,000w controller thing went poof.So I'm trying this triac/diac design now.

  • Posted in thread: DIY Controller on 07-28-2013 at 03:09 AM
    This type of controller is discussed in great detail in threads at's
    comment is completely wrong. This design adds a resistive load to continuously vary the power
    to the heati...

  • Posted in thread: REX-C100 PID (cheapest PID on ebay) on 07-28-2013 at 03:01 AM
    There is an auction on EBAY for this C100 PID unit, a thermocouple and a SSR.and the shipping
    is free.I fired mine up and it seems to work fine and as expected. :rockin:I did find out and
    confirmed in...

  • Posted in thread: REX-C100 PID (cheapest PID on ebay) on 07-20-2013 at 07:40 PM
    I read posts that advise use of a FUSE or protection in the element line and would appreciate
    some KNOWLEDGEABLE PERSON's counsel on the proper FUSE to buy. I've been trying to research to
    know exactl...

  • Posted in thread: (Home made) PBW - safe for glass? (Safe in general?) on 07-17-2013 at 08:32 PM
    From SOAPGOODS.COMSodium Percarbonate InformationSodium Percarbonate Detailed MSDSPercentages:
    Sodium Carbonate Peroxyhydrate: > 85.0%Sodium Carbonate Approx = 13.0% Sodium Silicate Approx =
    1.5% See ...