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Forum: Electric Brewing 02-22-2014, 12:49 AM
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Posted By SoMD
Scorched BK elements using rye

Sorry in advance if already covered.
I have been using a 4500 w LD element in my BK and NEVER had scorching issues until last batch which was all grain with ~28% malted rye.
Has anyone had similar...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-21-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By SoMD
RIMS wizard and step mashing

Has anyone had any experience stepping up with a RIMS wizard? Seems it is good for maintaing temps (which I can do just fine with my current HERMS setup) but can it effectively raise mash temps in a...
Forum: Hops Growing 09-20-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By SoMD
Fresh hops questions

I've always used store-bought hops but a friend has picked some centennial hops for me. Is it OK to dry in a plastic bag and then place in a freezer to store? Also, how do you know when the hops...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-06-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,881
Posted By SoMD
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: DIY Projects 08-06-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,881
Posted By SoMD
Hop Spider

I'm thinking of using one of these but am concerned the plastic paint strainer will not hold up to boiling temps. Any comments from those with experience would be appreciated.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-18-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By SoMD
Thanks for the info!!!! I think I will go with...

Thanks for the info!!!! I think I will go with the 1700 to be safe and see if stepping is an issue.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-17-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By SoMD
Right. Is the 1700W powerful enough to step mash?

Right. Is the 1700W powerful enough to step mash?
Forum: DIY Projects 05-17-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By SoMD
http://bostonheatingsupply.com/sp10868kl.aspx

http://bostonheatingsupply.com/sp10868kl.aspx
Forum: DIY Projects 05-17-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By SoMD
2000 watts v. 1700 watts for RIMS

Rheem makes both a stainless 120V 2000W and a 1700W low density element. Any ideas on which one would be better for step mashing and preventing scorching with a RIMS tube having a 1.875" i.d. (or...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-17-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By SoMD
Thanks - trying to find 1500w/120v incoloy that...

Thanks - trying to find 1500w/120v incoloy that will fit in my rims tube. The one from Camco is a fold over and won't fit. Looks like I'll stick with the 1500/120 Ni/Cr. Thanks for the info!
Forum: DIY Projects 02-17-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By SoMD
Heating element umph!

Does RIMS 240V 1500 ulwd element run off 120 V have enough umph for step mashes (10 gal batches)?
Forum: DIY Projects 02-13-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By SoMD
heating elements with zinc threads

I am fitting heating elements for my RIMS tube and noticed that the threads (even for the incoloy elements) for many of these elements is zinc plated carbon steel. Since zinc is considered toxic I...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-12-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By SoMD
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: DIY Projects 01-27-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By SoMD
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: DIY Projects 01-26-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By SoMD
RIMS element

Anyone know where to get a stainless LWD heating element for a RIMS tube.
Thanks!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-05-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By SoMD
All grain water volumes

Strategy for all grain water volumes
Not sure if I posted this correctly the first time....
I'm about to venture into all grain and have been doing a lot of reading about sparge volumes,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-05-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By SoMD
Strategy for all grain water volumes

I am about to venture into all grain and have been doing a lot of reading about sparge volumes, evaporation rates, losses due to equipment, grain absorption etc. However, while these calculations...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-04-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By SoMD
Hey - thanks for the experiment!!!!! BTW -...

Hey - thanks for the experiment!!!!!
BTW - where did you get the cam-locks/vinyl tubing?? is that 1/2 inch tubing?
Forum: DIY Projects 11-02-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By SoMD
Sanke Kegs/Keggles

Does anyone have any info about where to get empty sanke kegs in the MD/DC/VA area, or at least reccomend a reasonable place online? Seems the distributors are not letting them go. Thanks!
Forum: DIY Projects 10-29-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By SoMD
Nice experiment - and Thank you!!!!!

Nice experiment - and Thank you!!!!!
Forum: DIY Projects 10-29-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By SoMD
LOL - thanks for the experiment! Cheers!

LOL - thanks for the experiment! Cheers!
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By SoMD
Good stuff!! Thanks for the info - let me know...

Good stuff!! Thanks for the info - let me know that barleywine turns out!
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By SoMD
Wow- Looks great! Is the element poweful enough...

Wow- Looks great! Is the element poweful enough to heat up strike/sparge water without the need for propane?? BTW - nice RIMS tube. Where did you get it (I'm in the market for one of those as...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By SoMD
Thanks - good info and nice design. I think I'll...

Thanks - good info and nice design. I think I'll start with the 120V/1500 and go from there. But I'm a little afraid of the alloys. The website didn't specify and I'm a little wary zinc etc. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-27-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By SoMD
RIMs element/controls

I am looking to assemble parts for a RIMs system. I am thinking of using a 120V/1500 watt low density element (plumbingsupply.com) powered by 120 V from a Johnson Controls A419ABC-1c controller. Any...
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