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Posted in thread: Anyone using salt water (brine) for chilling? on 03-18-2015 at 05:15 PM
I think you'd run the risk of damaging your stainless. I believe that prolonged exposure to
salt water below boiling will cause most types of stainless to pit.I could be mistaken but it's
Posted in thread: Easy Stainless Lined Cooler Mash Tun on 12-22-2014 at 01:45 AM
Just an update: The gasket made from silicone tubing worked great. It was extremely snug and a
little tough to squeeze in but it's water-tight, flexible, and definitely not going anywhere.
Posted in thread: Prototype Previews: Hopback and Heat Stick on 12-08-2014 at 09:59 PM
Just thought I'd post a pic of my solution for holding the Hot Rod. It's just a $3 stainless
money clip that I drilled a hole in and re-bent with some needle nose pliers (I did have to
shorten the bol...
Posted in thread: Prototype Previews: Hopback and Heat Stick on 11-16-2014 at 01:48 AM
Yeah, the thing is rock solid, the welds are beautiful...good stuff.
Posted in thread: Prototype Previews: Hopback and Heat Stick on 11-16-2014 at 12:08 AM
I don't own a keggle but this is how the version with the bend and 2,000 watt element fits in a
15 gallon Penrose kettle. It's hard to tell from the pic but there is around 4" of clearance
over the to...
Posted in thread: Prototype Previews: Hopback and Heat Stick on 11-15-2014 at 09:54 PM
Hey guys,First, I'd like to say that I received my Hot Rod two days ago and it is beautiful.I
just got around to wiring it up today and just wanted to post a little heads-up to those doing
the same be...
Posted in thread: Easy Stainless Lined Cooler Mash Tun on 11-10-2014 at 06:17 PM
Silicone doesn't bond to PP nor does Polyurethane (gorilla glue...plus gg is messy, foams). As
mentioned before, there are only a very few specialty adhesives that will form a proper
chemical bond wit...
Posted in thread: Fantome Yeast Cultured from Bottle Still Got the Funk? on 11-09-2014 at 09:51 PM
Oh, and I did my yearly re-brew of this recipe last December using Jolly Pumpkin dregs, a pure
Fantome sacc strain, brett C1 from BKyeast and 3711 to try to approximate the cultured Fantome
dregs and ...
Posted in thread: Fantome Yeast Cultured from Bottle Still Got the Funk? on 11-09-2014 at 09:36 PM
I haven't tried this but...There are several yeast banks that carry a Fantome sacc strain these
days which is great-it does make a difference. However, if this is a pure strain and not a
blend of sacc...
Posted in thread: Prototype Previews: Hopback and Heat Stick on 11-08-2014 at 06:28 PM
Just thought of something:I purchased one of these because my living situation recently changed
and the new place isn't as ideally suited to brewing so I'll be using this to supplement my
stove which ...