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Posted in thread: Contactor to switch dryer outlet line? on 01-14-2014 at 04:39 PM
I brought this up again with my brother in-law and he said he could not find anything in the
NEC to disallow the switch.He asked his boss who has been in the business for 40 years and his
boss said to...
Posted in thread: Contactor to switch dryer outlet line? on 01-12-2014 at 03:02 PM
Thanks for the input about the NEC code, although Auggies input makes sense, dedicated lines
like that seem like they would have different requirements...I'll have to research further if a
Posted in thread: Contactor to switch dryer outlet line? on 01-11-2014 at 02:38 PM
I would also be careful about switching off the power to the dryer. Some newer dryers have
computer controls which will forget the settings if they lose power (I am sure you wife would
not be happy, m...
Posted in thread: Contactor to switch dryer outlet line? on 01-10-2014 at 08:18 PM
Ok, I'm seeing your point now. Essentially I could put as many "outlets" on that line as I
want, it's not going to pull more than 30 amps or the breaker would trip. I trust myself to not
run the dryer...
Posted in thread: Contactor to switch dryer outlet line? on 01-10-2014 at 07:42 PM
I actually bought a 30a DPST switch from Home Depot for killing power to my element from my
control panel, but I was looking for a cheap way to use that dryer line without running a sub
panel, and I t...
Posted in thread: Contactor to switch dryer outlet line? on 01-10-2014 at 04:19 PM
Has anyone used a DPDT contactor to switch a 30a dryer line/feed to a separate 220 outlet for
brewing??My thought is that a small electrical box with a DPDT contactor (maybe connected to a
power on sw...
Posted in thread: Zapping a keg??? on 09-19-2013 at 04:21 PM
Are you sure you aren't just talking green beer?? Like I said before I thought when I burst
carb I get bigger bubbles initially, and they become more fine over time (I remember that also
when bottle c...
Posted in thread: Kegerator for Homebrew? on 08-30-2013 at 09:45 PM
What I usually do is purge the air out of the keg after racking to it. Rack to keg, hook up co2
gas, let sit for few mins, purge, repeat 2-3 times. When you hook up the gas the heavier co2
goes to the...
Posted in thread: Zapping a keg??? on 08-13-2013 at 08:22 PM
I add my Co2 through my "Beer out" port and its ready in about 24 hours. I allows the Co2 to
float up through the beer. I just start off with cold beer turn the PSI all the way down on my
Posted in thread: Which potentiometer do I need for a stir plate? on 08-10-2013 at 03:15 PM
I'm pretty sure it only works one way, so just guess and check...or maybe use a voltmeter if
you have one.I don't think you will hurt anything plugging it in briefly to check.