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Forum: DIY Projects 09-15-2014, 11:30 PM
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Posted By Shockerengr
I use a 45 pint/day dehumidifier in my glycol...

I use a 45 pint/day dehumidifier in my glycol chiller - it works out to around 4000 btu/hr chilling capacity.

Mine is torn apart and the evaporator seperated from the condensor, with the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-24-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By Shockerengr
I split a dehumidifier to use in a glycol chiller...

I split a dehumidifier to use in a glycol chiller system for my fermentors. it was a 45pint/day unit and with it split an in water I was able to calculate it's cooling capacity @ ~4500btu/hr

to...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-21-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Shockerengr
the freestanding units may not be readily...

the freestanding units may not be readily convertible into a glycol system because of how they are laid out. The typical window unit glycol chille requires the unit to be essentially split in half...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-21-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By Shockerengr
cleans coffee and tea stains effortlessly

cleans coffee and tea stains effortlessly
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-08-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,556
Posted By Shockerengr
Battery power is nice if the batteries are...

Battery power is nice if the batteries are replaceable or common.

Otherwise USB is handy because the cords and chargers are so ubiquitous nowadays that finding one is easy...they sell piles at the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-26-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,556
Posted By Shockerengr
Considering I've thought about buying a...

Considering I've thought about buying a microscope and hemocytometer for counting cells (and many homebrewers have), $100 sounds like a great deal if it's decently reliable.

Looking forward to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-24-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,556
Posted By Shockerengr
Hmmm sounds interesting. As for percent viable...

Hmmm sounds interesting. As for percent viable cells if possible it would be handy for repitching or for counts when stepping up....if the measurement is after a fresh starter though the viability...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-23-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By Shockerengr
A boil will kill most all biological...

A boil will kill most all biological contaminants....but it won't clean any chemical contaminates out...so be careful what you get into your grain
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-12-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Shockerengr
The stainless portion of the corny will be fine. ...

The stainless portion of the corny will be fine. Biggest issue you might run into is there glue that holds the rubber boots in place may get soft and loose... But 170 should be safe as the used hot...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 06-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Shockerengr
I'm assuming your temp sensor is in the side of...

I'm assuming your temp sensor is in the side of the tank in the grain itself. For control with recirculation you should really have the sensor on the outlet to get a faster response
Forum: DIY Projects 04-16-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 187,355
Posted By Shockerengr
I've dropped a submersible aquarium heater in one...

I've dropped a submersible aquarium heater in one in a pinch, as well as taped bucket heaters to the side....however, i've picked up a cartridge heater to try. I'll report back on how well it works.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,171
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Posted By Shockerengr
Superior is simply - which one can you use most...

Superior is simply - which one can you use most readily without error - and is different for everyone :)
Forum: General Techniques 03-26-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,000
Posted By Shockerengr
The beer is largely flat, but it's not devoid of...

The beer is largely flat, but it's not devoid of CO2. since the nitrogen isn't dissolved in the beer (well very little compared to co2) there isn't any to come out of solution.

the mouthfeel is...
Forum: General Techniques 03-24-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,000
Posted By Shockerengr
Getting the cascade effect is trickier...getting...

Getting the cascade effect is trickier...getting the mouthfeel is much easier.

It's not the nitrogen that gives a stout it's creaminess and smoothness...it's the lack of co2 in the served product....
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-24-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Shockerengr
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Shockerengr
Well crap...had a nice long post...and lost it...

Well crap...had a nice long post...and lost it cause i wasn't logged in on this computer. D'oh!

I'll summarize:
Line lengths can matter - but generally, it's not the source of problems for most...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Shockerengr
Also, for a nitro setup, line length / size...

Also, for a nitro setup, line length / size doesn't matter as you aren't trying to balance the lines. The restrictor plate in the faucet provides all the resistance needed. It also strips nearly...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-23-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Shockerengr
Did you carbonate the beer first on regular co2? ...

Did you carbonate the beer first on regular co2? Usually if you are getting massive head while on nitro blend it's a sign that the beer has been overcarbonated.

you only want about .7-1.1 volumes...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-02-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 84,798
Posted By Shockerengr
Just moved 11 gallons of Dry Stout into the...

Just moved 11 gallons of Dry Stout into the fermentor:
30 + 11 = 41 gallons
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-28-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,247
Posted By Shockerengr
if you were ferementing in that thing, i'd run...

if you were ferementing in that thing, i'd run for the hills, but for a boil kettle, you're fine. One of my keggles has some sugaring like that from a weld I did before getting a proper backpurge...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-28-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,298
Posted By Shockerengr
LOL....it's really amazing the stream that will...

LOL....it's really amazing the stream that will shoot from a 1/4" barb...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-26-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,298
Posted By Shockerengr
I will add, i've put 110psi in a corny before to...

I will add, i've put 110psi in a corny before to shoot hot water at the sat dish on my roof to get snow off...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-23-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,298
Posted By Shockerengr
Depends on the condition of the keg. it's the...

Depends on the condition of the keg. it's the weak points that let go.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-23-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,298
Posted By Shockerengr
I guess I should clarify on failure - I'm not...

I guess I should clarify on failure - I'm not considering the pressure relief going to be a failure.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-23-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,298
Posted By Shockerengr
Not sure about the chinese ones, but the italian...

Not sure about the chinese ones, but the italian made ones should.

And if it fails, it's likely not going to be at the valve but in the side wall. and explode is probably a better way to describe...
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