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Posted in thread: 10 gal kettle - thoughts? on 08-25-2016 at 04:25 AM
I have been lugging around an old half barrel keg that I bought years ago because I wanted to
turn it into a keggle. It's been through 3 moves. Still haven't done it lol. After every brew I
Posted in thread: 10 gal kettle - thoughts? on 08-24-2016 at 08:00 PM
Try making 5 gallon batches in a kettle that holds 5.1 gallons lol. You get really good at
controlling the boil when you only got about an inch of head room.
Posted in thread: Control Panel Schematics on 07-02-2014 at 04:18 PM
S2 is controlling a contactor. No problem there.Err, actually one pole of S2 (heating element
switch) switches power to the heating element and the other pole switches power to the SSR.
This enables a...
Posted in thread: Control Panel Schematics on 07-01-2014 at 06:55 PM
S2 wont work for Element Power, it is only rated for 10 amps.Hmm, I didn't question S2
(pushbutton switches for heating element and pumps) because PJ uses them in his diagrams such
as you suggest a ...
Posted in thread: Control Panel Schematics on 07-01-2014 at 02:04 PM
I'm in the process of building a similar box and have purchased many of the same parts. I know
nothing about electrical so please take my Qs with a grain of salt but why a DPST for the
Posted in thread: Control Panel Schematics on 06-27-2014 at 06:50 PM
wrote up some schematics based on some of PJ's diagrams. I am far from an electrical engineer
so if you guys could double check my work I would appreciate it.It is for a 120v system with a
Posted in thread: Beer Line Brown Near Faucet on 05-20-2014 at 09:47 PM
My keg of home-brewed coffee malt stout was almost empty so I untapped the keg, leaving beer in
the line. Two days latter I drain and take out the beer line for cleaning and notice that the
beer line ...
Posted in thread: Beer line still usable? on 01-25-2013 at 10:43 PM
I did take everything apart and did let it soak in BLC overnight. I wasn't sure how to soak the
lines but I did run BLC through them for about 30 minutes.The pictures are after I did all
this. Did I c...
Posted in thread: Beer line still usable? on 01-25-2013 at 09:42 PM
I actually ended up not using the really dark one on top but I did use the yellowed one.Also
note that it is only really dark near the very end and nowhere else in the line. I thought that
Posted in thread: Beer line still usable? on 01-25-2013 at 08:26 PM
So I I accidentally left beer sitting in my lines for a couple months (I thought I had drained
everything until I bumped the tap handle and beer came out).I took EVERYTHING apart and cleaned