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Posted in thread: Is this CO2 tank current? on 05-21-2015 at 11:48 AM
Mildly off topic but since I'm here anyway, is there any advantages of Aluminium vs. Steel for
CO2 tanks asides from steel weighing more?In addition to the weight, steel tanks tend to leave
Posted in thread: How tight for barbs on gas manifold? on 05-20-2015 at 06:18 PM
Wait, are y'all saying to use teflon tape on the quick disconnets? Where the swivel barb
fittings screw on?I've never done it, nor found it necessary. Is there a reason to use it if
you get a good sea...
Posted in thread: How tight for barbs on gas manifold? on 05-18-2015 at 08:42 PM
I like to say that in general, NPT fittings should be somewhere in between "damn tight" and
"pretty damn tight." If the fittings are stainless you can have galling issues, and sometimes
the metal itse...
Posted in thread: Paintball CO2 tank O-Ring on 05-18-2015 at 12:54 PM
I've got the white o-rings on my paintball tank, bought a pack at Dick's when I grabbed the
tank. I've only refilled the tank once, the first time it sealed no problem but the second time
it leaked a ...
Posted in thread: "pre-carbonating" kegs at room temp on 05-12-2015 at 06:44 PM
30 psi should be fine indefinitely depending on your room temperature. If it's 70 degrees, 30
psi is 2.5-2.6 volumes of CO2 which is a pretty typical level. Should take 2-3 weeks to fully
Posted in thread: Vissani Fermentation Chamber on 05-12-2015 at 11:51 AM
I'd say if you've got the fan in there you might as well use it, it would be very easy to have
it come on whenever the compressor does but it would take a little more wiring to have it
always on or to...
Posted in thread: Floating lid? on 04-30-2015 at 11:49 AM
There have been a few posts here asking similar questions. I have not tried it, so I can't
answer your first question, but IMO it's not worth the trouble. I've never lost more than 1
degree during my ...
Posted in thread: Beerstone Deposits in Bottom of Used Keg on 04-21-2015 at 11:42 AM
Have you tried some barkeepers friend and a green scrubbie?
Posted in thread: 8th AG Brew - Belgian Saison on 04-21-2015 at 11:36 AM
They're intended to go into an aquarium that has a filter to move the water around, but I've
never worried about it. Things seem to stay pretty steady once it's going and up to temp.I
found this for m...
Posted in thread: 8th AG Brew - Belgian Saison on 04-20-2015 at 06:49 PM
It's nice to have an external controller, but aquarium heaters have built-in adjustable
thermostats so you should be able to get pretty close just with that.