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Forum: DIY Projects 08-27-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By Gunfighter04
I'm not sure why everyone is so anti-propane,...

I'm not sure why everyone is so anti-propane, when you get into the country many houses do not have natural gas so you just get the conversion kit for NG to propane, it's not any more dangerous. ...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-22-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By Gunfighter04
sometimes on this board we get a little acronym...

sometimes on this board we get a little acronym happy. SMASH is a "single malt and single hop". Basic two row and the hop of your choice, or if your like me Marris Otter and the hop of your choice....
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-22-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By Gunfighter04
Couple of things from my perspective. That's...

Couple of things from my perspective.

That's a lot of changes from your last brew to this brew, so many that it's hard to say what works and what doesn't.

Simplify;

Brew a smash and use RO...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-22-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Gunfighter04
without knowing the recipe, it's really hard to...

without knowing the recipe, it's really hard to say what your OG should have been. One statement that you make is that you added 1 more quart to go from 147 to 156, which seems like a huge jump for...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By Gunfighter04
With a mash that thick, I can't imagine that you...

With a mash that thick, I can't imagine that you got any more of a Gallon out of it at 1.08, if you then continued to sparge and got 1.06 until you got to your 5 Gallon, then I can see why your og...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-18-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Gunfighter04
Tractor supply has all kinds of buckets for...

Tractor supply has all kinds of buckets for $15-20 that would hold 3 corny's.
Forum: DIY Projects 08-15-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Gunfighter04
There's no reason you couldn't use a Heat...

There's no reason you couldn't use a Heat exchanger, that way no water from your storage tank would come in contact with your strike water.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-15-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,930
Posted By Gunfighter04
My two tier right after I built it. I've since...

My two tier right after I built it. I've since gone electric on the HLT, and moved the propane burner down to the boil kettle

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b71/aerobb/null_zps1dcab446.jpg
Forum: DIY Projects 08-13-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Gunfighter04
Wait, Allentown Pa and a Cleveland browns fan. ...

Wait, Allentown Pa and a Cleveland browns fan. I'm locking down the borders and we're starting the manhunt now, we have an infiltrator!

Seriously, I like the carrier a lot, you have any...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-13-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Gunfighter04
I just took a piece of plywood 2" wide and about...

I just took a piece of plywood 2" wide and about 1' long (I have 3 taps) drilled it to match the hole alignment, and that allowed the faucets to draw up tight.
Forum: DIY Projects 08-11-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By Gunfighter04
What method of chilling do you use? Having a...

What method of chilling do you use? Having a shorter run to the sink may be beneficial.
Forum: DIY Projects 08-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,749
Posted By Gunfighter04
A piece ss metal flashing riveted to the sides...

A piece ss metal flashing riveted to the sides and then narrows the opening at the bottom would work. might need something behind it to keep it from flattening out, but it would be the easiest...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Gunfighter04
Any sealant won't take stain and will stick out...

Any sealant won't take stain and will stick out like a sore thumb. If you change to paint they're fine. There are some stainable wood fillers, but I find that they are still noticable. Your...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 316
Posted By Gunfighter04
I've had really good luck getting a big cup of...

I've had really good luck getting a big cup of hot water and getting the end of the faucet into the hot water. Helps break it loose if you can't remove the faucet. I'm hoping to upgrade my faucets...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-14-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By Gunfighter04
If you notice in the first picture there are two...

If you notice in the first picture there are two small flats that allow you to put a wrench on there. Then on the second picture you can see where it unscrews from. Just remember righty tighty...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-10-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By Gunfighter04
Most of the structural stability of a server rack...

Most of the structural stability of a server rack comes from having the side panels on. Although I think it will support the weight, I wonder about being able to use it without having the panels in...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-09-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By Gunfighter04
Drill a hole, weld up a Nut over the hole and...

Drill a hole, weld up a Nut over the hole and thread in a set of castors.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Gunfighter04
From a high level I think of it this way 1. ...

From a high level I think of it this way
1. Loses, this comes from dead space and boil off. both should be fairly consistent from beer to beer (assuming the same boil length)
2. Absorption. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-02-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Gunfighter04
How long of a run is it from the regulator to the...

How long of a run is it from the regulator to the burner? Is the regulator where they split the line or is it out at your brew shed?
Forum: DIY Projects 07-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Gunfighter04
As long as there's no leaks in the fittings, it...

As long as there's no leaks in the fittings, it will drain to the lowest point on the pick up tube. The only thing to be aware of is that a siphon won't start without the water initial level being...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-01-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Gunfighter04
If needing a custom coil isn't a requirement,...

If needing a custom coil isn't a requirement, here's one with the fittings:

Jockey box coil (http://www.installationpartssupply.com/category/beer-coil-cooler-coupler.html#.U7La9PldUpo)
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-26-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By Gunfighter04
Honestly it's based upon your Brew schedule. I...

Honestly it's based upon your Brew schedule. I really never have two batches under primary fermentation (when temp control is most important) at the same time. Do you ever plan on doing 10G...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-25-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By Gunfighter04
One more thing. If you're looking at it in a...

One more thing. If you're looking at it in a carboy or bucket, it will always appear darker than it will in the glass.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-23-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,202
Posted By Gunfighter04
Ouch, You need to find a neater seamstress.

Ouch,

You need to find a neater seamstress.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-05-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Gunfighter04
Innus and Gunn is one of my all time favorites. ...

Innus and Gunn is one of my all time favorites. It's a bourbon aged Irish red (among other ales). There's also a Kentucky bourbon Ale that's got a great review.
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