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Posted in thread: Chugger March Madness Promo on 03-06-2013 at 02:13 PM
I was looking at the compact pump, but with this, how could you go wrong? I was only going to
get one, but decided to get 2 to future proof it and make a 1 tier instead of a 2 tier. Ordered
Posted in thread: Cheap compact wort pump on 02-20-2013 at 05:29 PM
Since these are DC (direct current) and not AC (alternating current) a simple speed controller
will work. You cannot do this with AC motors because it changes the wavelength of the power and
Posted in thread: Marbles as a Mash Filter on 02-10-2013 at 04:14 PM
Huge mess to clean up. A couple years ago I made strawberry infused vodka. The jar had a spigot
and I used marbles to avoid the berries clogging it. When finished they were a nightmare to
clean and av...
Posted in thread: removable conical insert for flat bottom fermenters on 01-29-2013 at 12:36 AM
Good points about the wort fermenting under the cone. Forgot about that! This would be for my
free furnace tank fermenter conversion ( which is an 18" diameter tank, with the spherical top
cut off. T...
Posted in thread: 1.5" Sanitary diaphragm valves FS on 01-29-2013 at 12:02 AM
Still have a pair of these if anyone is interested.Still got them? Let me know. I just sent a
Posted in thread: removable conical insert for flat bottom fermenters on 01-25-2013 at 05:28 PM
Has anyone tried a cone insert in their non-conical fermenters? If one were to fabricate a 60
degree cone to put inside the fermenter, would the yeast settle out in the cone, and let you
dump the trub...
Posted in thread: Z28tt's DIY Stainless Fermenter from Furnace on 01-24-2013 at 02:13 PM
I wonder if I could spray on a dry film lubricant (non-stick teflon?) surface to the bottom,
and allow the yeast to slide better. MSC has bondable teflon sheets, but I'm not getting the
2'x2' sheet fo...
Posted in thread: Z28tt's DIY Stainless Fermenter from Furnace on 01-22-2013 at 02:13 PM
It looks like all the parts are stainless - tank, burn chamber, and hx tube. The tank is
magnetic, so I'm assuming the less expensive 400 series stainless, or work hardened 304. We'll
see how far I ge...
Posted in thread: Z28tt's DIY Stainless Fermenter from Furnace on 01-20-2013 at 04:05 PM
My folks just had their natural gas furnace replaced. The old Lennox HM30 (hardly old, just 10
years!) had a 32 gallon stainless steel tank. Perfect for a DIY stainless fermenter! Naturally,
I asked t...
Posted in thread: 100QT & 180QT Stock Pot Bulk Buy on 03-09-2012 at 02:00 AM
Great!All we need is a confirmation from: z28ttThanks guys!I'm still in! If there's any way to
get these pots closer to ct, I appreciate it! Can't wait to go electric and ten gallon