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Forum: DIY Projects 04-29-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By mattyb85
I did, I have to repaint mine, I found it was due...

I did, I have to repaint mine, I found it was due to moving the drip tray around attached to the keezer so that was my own fault. I may try to put a thin layer of cloth on my next magnet set
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-19-2014, 03:07 AM
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Views: 3,033
Posted By mattyb85
Thanks Bobby

Thanks Bobby
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-18-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By mattyb85
Bobby, Do you still have this spreadsheet?

Bobby,

Do you still have this spreadsheet?
Forum: DIY Projects 04-18-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,887
Posted By mattyb85
Seems like this would work, ...

Seems like this would work,

http://m.harborfreight.com/50mm-round-magnet-96651.html?utm_referrer=direct%2Fnot%20provided

they have three sizes available and are cheaper than on amazon. The...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-16-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,887
Posted By mattyb85
Wow that looks really clean! Where did you get...

Wow that looks really clean! Where did you get those magnets? I've been using hard drive magnets and they've been working well but I want a more aesthetic looking tray and that one definitely fits...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-29-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 253,692
Posted By mattyb85
Got my polish at lowes, I got extra finishing...

Got my polish at lowes, I got extra finishing pads here http://www.farmandfleet.com/m/products/742013-gator-4-1-2-finishing-discs-2-pack.html
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 253,692
Posted By mattyb85
Thanks! I've got two more to do so I'm sure they...

Thanks! I've got two more to do so I'm sure they will come out better than the first one did.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-17-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 253,692
Posted By mattyb85
I would recommend wiping down the keg with...

I would recommend wiping down the keg with acetone in between each stage. This helps remove a lot of the excess gunk still on the keg. This helped a lot with mine and I followed Bobby's instructions...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-05-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By mattyb85
Yeah rice hulls are definitely going in. I have a...

Yeah rice hulls are definitely going in. I have a pump but I don't think I'll use it on this brew. Slow drain will be done for sure
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-04-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By mattyb85
I usually only lose a couple degrees over a...

I usually only lose a couple degrees over a 60-90m mash with a half full mash tun. I should have a completely full mash tun with this brew and it will be indoors so i dont think i will lose even 10...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-04-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By mattyb85
yeah im definitely going to use rice hulls for...

yeah im definitely going to use rice hulls for sure. Ill definitely think about the pumpkin in the fermenter
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-03-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By mattyb85
BUMP, any opinions/experience on this?

BUMP, any opinions/experience on this?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-03-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By mattyb85
Well im sure ill definitely get full conversion....

Well im sure ill definitely get full conversion. I was hoping to do the mash the night before to cut down on my brew time the next day as Id like to get in 2 partial mash batches as well. The main...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-03-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By mattyb85
Imperial Pumpkin stout advice

Hey fellow brewers,

On friday I'll be brewing up a ~12% Imp. Pumpkin Stout.

Recipe:
10 lbs Maris Otter
10 lbs Golden Promise
1 lb Chocolate Malt
1 lb Flaked Barley
4oz Black Debittered Malt
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-02-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By mattyb85
Imperial Pumpkin Stout advice

Hey fellow brewers,

On friday I'll be brewing up a ~12% Imp. Pumpkin Stout.

Recipe:
10 lbs Maris Otter
10 lbs Golden Promise
1 lb Chocolate Malt
1 lb Flaked Barley
4oz Black Debittered Malt
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-23-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 253,692
Posted By mattyb85
Yeah I have two more to do. I might pick up a few...

Yeah I have two more to do. I might pick up a few more though for random other stuff
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-20-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 253,692
Posted By mattyb85
I know a bunch of people have posted on here...

I know a bunch of people have posted on here asking where to get the finishing pads. I found them for $3.99 each with a decent shipping cost, I ordered 3 sets and shipping was under $5.
...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-27-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 253,692
Posted By mattyb85
Sounds like you are pressing too hard. I finished...

Sounds like you are pressing too hard. I finished my whole keg with I think 2-3 of each number grinding pads and two polishing pads



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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-26-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By mattyb85
Saving an "expiring yeast"

So I have a vial of the white labs platinum helles lager yeast that has a best by date in early August. I don't plan to brew that early and I was wondering the best way to save it. Can I make a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-20-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By mattyb85
This one sounds like it would be great, has a...

This one sounds like it would be great, has a high torque setting with a speed range of 0-350

PORTER-CABLE PC18CHD 1/2-Inch 18-Volt Hammer-Drill, Bare Tool-No Battery http://amzn.com/B005MNC6HA
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-19-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By mattyb85
Drill for Barley Crusher

Hey everyone!

Im searching for a drill for my barley crusher and I wanted to know if anyone has had any lucking using this drill?
...
Forum: Hops Growing 07-03-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By mattyb85
Yeah I bought some to keep out rabbits/dogs but i...

Yeah I bought some to keep out rabbits/dogs but i was going to put it up this weekend. Too late obviously :-( hopefully it will survive
Forum: Hops Growing 07-02-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By mattyb85
So I think the diagnosis is that someone stepped...

So I think the diagnosis is that someone stepped on it. The bine was split almost like a reed when it's too dry. There's still a healthy leaf below the break so I trimmed the dead plant and ill give...
Forum: Hops Growing 07-01-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By mattyb85
Yeah there is still one healthy leaf. Should I...

Yeah there is still one healthy leaf. Should I trim down the dead bine and hope for it to shoot up again?
Forum: Hops Growing 07-01-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By mattyb85
RIP 1st year centennial

I went to check on my hops this morning and found my centennial plant all shriveled and brown. It was fine on fri/sat. I think someone stepped on it by accident. There was some pretty clear damage to...
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