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  • Posted in thread: Keezer dimensions question on 02-11-2016 at 10:18 PM
    Stainless is a better conductor but I don't know if you'd see a difference! Actually although
    stainless would wick heat faster the plastic actually might serve to protect the beer from the
    freezing wa...

  • Posted in thread: My vinyl PVC tubing is too stiff! on 02-11-2016 at 09:54 PM
    Make sure the stuff you're buying at Lowes is food grade, many PVC tubes are not.For low
    temperature use vinyl is fine, most people only fork over for silicone on the hot side
    (draining a kettle or ma...

  • Posted in thread: Keezer dimensions question on 02-11-2016 at 09:48 PM
    Put a PC fan in the keezer, always running, to ensure even temps and put the temperature probe
    directly against the side of a keg and you should be OK. Unless you're trying to maintain right
    above fre...

  • Posted in thread: Beergas Tank with Male Threads (CGA 320) on 02-09-2016 at 07:27 PM
    CGA 580 is used for inerts: nitrogen, helium, argon. CGA 320 is used for CO2. Since this is a
    blend of nitrogen and CO2 it seems like you can pick which connection.If the tank has a CGA320
    output it m...

  • Posted in thread: Commercial tap, excessive foam on 02-05-2016 at 12:42 PM
    12 psi @ 44 degrees = 2.3 volumes of CO2. The commercial keg is probably carbed closer to
    2.6-2.7 volumes (most are) so you need to increase the pressure up to about 16 psi or turn the
    temperature dow...

  • Posted in thread: 2 week cold crash? on 02-05-2016 at 12:39 PM
    I do a 2-6 month cold crash routinely. I just do it in a keg in my keezer :p

  • Posted in thread: Using shipping scale to measure volumes on 02-04-2016 at 05:18 PM
    I just picked up a $20 shipping scale on Amazon to use for AG brewing. Should be good for
    weighing out grain, kegs, CO2 tanks and measuring water volumes. I don't intend to use it to
    measure wort (as ...

  • Posted in thread: Regulator not....regulating? on 02-02-2016 at 05:04 PM
    Sounds like a problem with the diaphragm in the regulator. A lot of the time this problem is
    caused by debris caught in the regulator's diaphragm; a little bit of crud in there will
    prevent the diaphr...

  • Posted in thread: Small CO2 tank on 01-26-2016 at 05:32 PM
    The general rule around here is that you should get 1-2 x 5 gallon kegs (carbing and
    dispensing) per pound of CO2. This depends on your carb level, temperature, how thoroughly you
    purge, etc. So a 20 ...

  • Posted in thread: Small CO2 tank on 01-25-2016 at 12:57 PM
    Dick's sporting goods sells 20oz paintball cylinders and refills them rather cheaply. The first
    fill is free. You do need an adapter and a regulator.