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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 07-06-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ebstauffer
What about just using a DS18B20 to get the...

What about just using a DS18B20 to get the temperature? There's really no secret sauce in a STC1000 that you couldnt do in sketch.
Forum: For Sale 07-02-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By ebstauffer
This is the stuff: ...

This is the stuff:

http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=36291&catid=799

I'd guess it would about $20 to ship.
Forum: For Sale 06-30-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By ebstauffer
1/2 ID x 5/8 OD silicone tubing

New / never been used. Mistakenly purchased 5/8" OD silicone tubing from US Plastics. This works fine for gravity but not for pumping. $70 + shipping for 100'
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-04-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,742
Posted By ebstauffer
No. Consider that water heater elements sit in...

No. Consider that water heater elements sit in water for years on end. You need to check for leaks that could be shorting to ground.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-02-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By ebstauffer
Could you share that here?

Could you share that here?
Forum: DIY Projects 04-30-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By ebstauffer
http://www.newark.com/nte-electronics/54-015/switc...

http://www.newark.com/nte-electronics/54-015/switch-toggle-3pdt-15a-125vac/dp/32M5201

This is the one you use?
Forum: DIY Projects 04-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By ebstauffer
I've been looking for a 3PDT "wall" style switch...

I've been looking for a 3PDT "wall" style switch to no avail. Looks like I'll pick up a toggle-style. Where did you source yours?


It raised the hair on my neck!!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,541
Posted By ebstauffer
+1. Only change I might make is to pop for...

+1. Only change I might make is to pop for stainless. My mill is in the garage and there is a bit of surface ruse on the rollers. Shrug.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-30-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By ebstauffer
Can one even buy leaded solder any more? I know...

Can one even buy leaded solder any more? I know after Jan 1 all brass fittings are "lead free".
Forum: DIY Projects 04-30-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By ebstauffer
Apologies to all for the crap picture. Tried to...

Apologies to all for the crap picture. Tried to save a bit of time. I have it wired thusly:

http://pics.sugarcreekspirits.com/mill_wiring.png

It does reverse the rotation as long as power is...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-29-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By ebstauffer
Here's how I have it (hope this makes sense) ...

Here's how I have it (hope this makes sense)

http://pics.sugarcreekspirits.com/wiring.png

and the full extent of the documentation that came with the motor

...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-29-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By ebstauffer
Mill Reverse Wiring Problems

I have this motor (http://www.globalindustrial.com/p/motors/ac-motors-2-phase/capacitor-start-motors/gp-motor-t1-18-56cb-tefc-rem-c-1-ph-56c-1-hp-68-fla-less-overload) and a gear reducer powering my...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-18-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By ebstauffer
I giggled when my wife bought me some PPE for...

I giggled when my wife bought me some PPE for Christmas including a full face shield, a lab apron and heavy safety gloves. I'm not giggling now.

I'm going to give @LordUlrich's procedure a go and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By ebstauffer
Funk & Chiller Cleaning w/ NaOH

I've been having an on again/off again problem with a funky off flavor in my beers. I thought it was DMS but the last batch I ensure a roiling boil and still got it. It's just a funky, "it shouldnt...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By ebstauffer
My bad. For some reason I thought you were...

My bad. For some reason I thought you were running the elements balls out in the BK.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By ebstauffer
The best way would be to hard wire it if you...

The best way would be to hard wire it if you setup is in a fixed spot. Otherwise I believe you approach would work. Make sure you run a voltage drop calculation to determine what gauge cable you...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By ebstauffer
Give it a good brushing with a small stainless...

Give it a good brushing with a small stainless welding brush and then a thin coat of rtv silicone. that or dont worry about it.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By ebstauffer
#Kal said: I have two 5500W ulwd...

#Kal said:



I have two 5500W ulwd (Camco 02962/02963) elements in my BK, each on it's own 30A GFCI breaker (about 75% of rated load). It's a bit of an investment but you dont get many fnck ups...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By ebstauffer
Might want to give this a read: ...

Might want to give this a read:

http://w3.usa.siemens.com/us/SiteCollectionDocuments/LVTB-RCIRB-0711(lo-res).pdf

I'd be hesitant to run anything at 100% load.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-14-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By ebstauffer
Im just south of you in Indy. Most metal supply...

Im just south of you in Indy. Most metal supply houses (at least here) carry it. None is inexepensive.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-12-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By ebstauffer
What ^^^^ he said. And then multiple by 1.5!

What ^^^^ he said. And then multiple by 1.5!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-10-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By ebstauffer
Remember -- the tape isn't meant to seal the...

Remember -- the tape isn't meant to seal the connection, it's there as a lubricant for you to adequately tighten the fittings and get a good tight seal that way -- these are NPT not NPS fittings.
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 04-10-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,786
Posted By ebstauffer
Oh I'm sure homebrewers already have a bad name...

Oh I'm sure homebrewers already have a bad name for nicking kegs! I will admit two of mine came from neighbors who had them in their garages for goodness knows how long. I suppose I could have...
Forum: For Sale 04-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By ebstauffer
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 04-10-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,786
Posted By ebstauffer
@jgalati said: Man I dont want to be a...

@jgalati said:



Man I dont want to be a dick but I'm thinking your local didn't get permission from Microstar (http://www.microstarkegs.com/) to decommission their kegs. If you're going to make...
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