Last Activity:04-18-2014 9:42 AM
Posted in thread: Whirlpooling boil kettle method? on 04-18-2014 at 02:42 PM
So, no filtration or screen required? Just an open pipe end?Correct. The idea behind
whirlpooling is that the bulk of the trub settles in a cone in the middle of the vessel, so you
don't need any filt...
Posted in thread: Help - Keep Blowing SSR's on 04-18-2014 at 02:26 PM
A hair Dryer may make a good substitute for a heat gun in this case. Worth a try as most
households have at least on e hair dryer. SIn my experience, a hair dryer doesn't get hot
enough. The last time...
Posted in thread: Wort Monster Giveaway on 04-18-2014 at 02:10 PM
I like free stuff well enough.
Posted in thread: Lets see how crazy its gotten. How much have you spent on your Electric Brewery? on 04-03-2014 at 04:54 PM
Best advice for others looking to getting into electric brewing?Create a budget. Spend lots of
time refining it. When you're certain you've thought of everything, add 25%.
Posted in thread: electric and wheat on 03-26-2014 at 09:25 PM
Last weekend, I started drinking the first hefeweizen brewed on my electric system. Absolutely
nothing wrong with it.
Posted in thread: Pump Sucking Air During HERMS on 03-12-2014 at 09:22 PM
One question though - for those using a similar setup with a bulkhead fitting in your MLT (I
don't use a dip tube, but no matter), a T on the outside to house your temp probe, and then a
valve, and th...
Posted in thread: Pump Sucking Air During HERMS on 03-11-2014 at 08:31 PM
I had a similar problem and I suspect it was, as you suggest, cavitation below the FB. No
matter how slowly I recirculated, eventually the flow would stop and I'd see a large pocket of
air start slowl...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-21-2014 at 10:02 PM
Ok, I'll pay ;)
Posted in thread: Number of Valves on 11-23-2013 at 09:21 PM
Because I will be moving these hoses from vessel to vessel with hot liquid still in the hoses,
I thought I would put a ball valve on the ends of the hoses that are farthest from the
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 09-09-2013 at 03:03 PM
First, I'd like to add my thanks to the long list in this thread. Fortunately, it started right
around the time I was getting interested in water and I think it saved me from many common