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Posted in thread: BCS 462 control of a Propane burner on 05-23-2014 at 02:31 AM
I have a gas valve with a standing pilot light that I want to control with the BCS 462.Right
now, we control the Temperature manually in out HLT. I want to be able to set a temperature and
have that t...
Posted in thread: BCS Control panel build on 04-17-2014 at 10:42 PM
Yes, you will still need SSR's. The outputs on the BCS simply control the on/off of the SSR.
The BCS itself doesn't put out enough power to drive the devices. When I wired mine up, I did a
Posted in thread: Options for 55 gallon mash tun? on 01-31-2013 at 06:38 AM
I have the Blichmann 55 gal with false bottom for my mash tun and love it. I direct fire with a
23-tip natural gas burner and manage it with a BCS-460. I've done very light pale colored beers
in it an...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Boilermaker mash tun on 11-13-2012 at 11:09 PM
Hmm 72 percent. I've been getting 85 to 90 on 10 gallon batches with fly sparging. Is the
reason for the low efficiency because the mash tun was too full to properly fly sparge?Yes, it
was a club brew...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Boilermaker mash tun on 11-13-2012 at 02:19 PM
holy crap. You still manage decent efficiency like that? I take it you drain and fly sparge or
something?Just went back and looked and I hit 72% on that one. I'm usually at 80%. I fly
sparge, and I do...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Boilermaker mash tun on 11-13-2012 at 06:13 AM
Hey Guys,Anyone with a 55 gallon blichmann mash tun who can tell me what the largest doable
batch? How much grain can the 55 gallon reasonably hold? ThanksPhilI've had 150 lbs in mine,
but I swore I w...
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 11-09-2012 at 05:07 PM
I would think the UBC-25-1vp-lp would work, but if it is just for home and prototyping (sounds
like we have the same plan), add a few more gallons of glycol (maybe five gallons glycol and
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 11-09-2012 at 03:40 PM
LettersNumbersAndSymbols - for the length, yes to both of your questions.For the transition
pieces, here is a picture of the top of the lid: the lid: what the coil looks like inside the
Posted in thread: Temperature Controlled Plastic Conical on 11-07-2012 at 09:28 PM
I have a similar setup for my 1.5 BBL batches. In my experience, you won't need that long of a
coil, but you will need a larger glycol batch if you are using a chest freezer to chill the
glycol. I hav...
Posted in thread: Manual Switches with BCS460 on 10-24-2012 at 02:13 AM
I have a BCS460 and the only manual switch I have is to cut power to the panel itself. I've had
my BCS for quite a while and can't think of a time yet where I wish I had installed an override