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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-25-2013, 07:39 PM
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Posted By cobolstinks
I ended up installing a hose clamp on the dip...

I ended up installing a hose clamp on the dip tube directly above the FB. The hose clamp puts slight downward pressure on the FB and prevents it from lifting up in my system. I've only brewed a...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-23-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By cobolstinks
i've used coffee before by racking onto grounds. ...

i've used coffee before by racking onto grounds. Worked well, but be cautious on the amount and the duration of time you leave the beer on the coffee. 3oz sounds right for 5gal, i wouldn't go any...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-23-2012, 02:11 AM
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Views: 197
Posted By cobolstinks
Real Cherries?

Sams club had cherries on sale. So i grabbed 6lbs for $14. I sliced them in half and kept the pits in them. Then stuck them in the freezer.

Anyone ever tried real cherries in secondary? Did...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-21-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By cobolstinks
chest freezer sale

Came across a deal on the interweb with free shipping.

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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-13-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By cobolstinks
If your buying a raw keg bring a screw driver...

If your buying a raw keg bring a screw driver with you and stick it through the valve at the top, if you hear a hiss out if you get sprayed with stale beer it was holding pressure so buy it, if not...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-13-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,273
Posted By cobolstinks
There is also the netduino if you already program...

There is also the netduino if you already program in c#.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-03-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,357
Posted By cobolstinks
I a have something similar setup. I have a...

I a have something similar setup. I have a netduino that listens on a socket for Ajax requests from a simple HTML page. Then it reads 4 1-wire sensors and returns json. Works pretty well thus far....
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-02-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By cobolstinks
ok thanks for the input. I planned on brewing a...

ok thanks for the input. I planned on brewing a cream ale this weekend so ill take 1-2 quarts off that wort and use it as a starter wort for my sour beers. When i do get around to brewing the sour...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-02-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By cobolstinks
how long do you think they will keep in a...

how long do you think they will keep in a growler?

i have a odell saboteur, Boulevard saison-brett, Rodenbach Grand Cru, and another flanders red who's name escapes me.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-01-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,038
Posted By cobolstinks
got mine from bobby m. great stuff. Bought the...

got mine from bobby m. great stuff. Bought the 1/16" stuff at first and it was a waste, too thin to be anygood. If you don't get it from bobby make sure its wall is 1/8" thick.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-01-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By cobolstinks
How long can i keep dregs?

I have a few sour beers in my kegerator that im dieing to get into, but it may be up to a month before i attempt to brew my first one.

If i open some and pour the last 1-2 inches into a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-31-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By cobolstinks
i posted a similar issue last week with a jaybird...

i posted a similar issue last week with a jaybird FB. I was using a flexible dip tube and have since fabricated a solid one. I havent had the time to rebrew, but i think this combined with add a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-23-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By cobolstinks
Thanks for the comments everyone. I just have to...

Thanks for the comments everyone. I just have to say Jaybird's got great customer service and a great product, I just have to use it correctly. The fact that I got a PM the next business day after...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-21-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By cobolstinks
My diptube going into the false bottom is a peice...

My diptube going into the false bottom is a peice of silicone connecting copper pipes on both ends. I thought i had bumped the dip tube out of the hole, and if that had been the case there is no way...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-21-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By cobolstinks
What kind of clamp? like a hose clamp?

What kind of clamp? like a hose clamp?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-20-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By cobolstinks
wasted batch / grain underneath FB

I have a jaybird FB 15" in my keggle MT. Today was my first batch trying it out and I had to dump it. Grain got underneath the FB and got into my hoses and pump :(. The pump is fine, but I don't...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-20-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By cobolstinks
typically you want to mash with 1.25 gallons/ lbs...

typically you want to mash with 1.25 gallons/ lbs of grist. 3 gallon mash sounds kinda small but if thats what 1.25 gallons/lbs than your fine. 7.5 gallons will get soaked up fast by any...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-20-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By cobolstinks
problem with jaybird false bottom

Today was the worst brew session i've had :(. It was my first time using my new wallace weldless stand. Everything was going well until 30 minutes into the mash. I'm not entirely sure what...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-16-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By cobolstinks
Had my first sour, now help me make one please

I just had a Duchesse De Bourgogne over the weekend and loved it. I've been AG brewing for a few years, and would like to attempt to clone this beer. I don't mind waiting the 1+years to make this,...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-29-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By cobolstinks
I redact my previous post, they have added SSL to...

I redact my previous post, they have added SSL to their shopping cart thank you chugger. BTW so far the SS inline pump has worked flawlessly.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-22-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By cobolstinks
Im using a chugger pump and it does suck the...

Im using a chugger pump and it does suck the inlet side tubing shut on the thin walled stuff. Its not self priming but it still generates suction on the inlet.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-19-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By cobolstinks
ok sounds good, im not gonna bother to try and...

ok sounds good, im not gonna bother to try and stretch it then. Thanks for the info ill be buying some tubing off your site. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-19-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By cobolstinks
bummer, well does 1/8" walled silicone suck...

bummer, well does 1/8" walled silicone suck itself shut when running a pump wide open?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-18-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By cobolstinks
Thanks Jon this gives me some hope. According to...

Thanks Jon this gives me some hope. According to brewershardware the OD of those barbs is .625" so i think there's a chance this will work.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-18-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By cobolstinks
i actually don't mind that they are tight, sure...

i actually don't mind that they are tight, sure it might take more effort to close them, but boiling liquid is passing through it so i'd rather be too tight than lose.
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