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Forum: DIY Projects 07-02-2014, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Hoppopotomus
Thanks. Let me know when you get started, so I...

Thanks. Let me know when you get started, so I can follow along. Good luck and let me know if I can help. :mug:
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-02-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Hoppopotomus
I'm in too.

I'm in too.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-06-2014, 02:53 PM
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Views: 61,407
Posted By Hoppopotomus
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-15-2014, 03:06 AM
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Posted By Hoppopotomus
I'm in. Thanks Tx

I'm in. Thanks Tx
Forum: Hops Growing 05-09-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,858
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Nice work Paul! Mine are in their third...

Nice work Paul! Mine are in their third year.....2 chinooks, 2 cascades, 1centennial, 1 columbus, 1 glacier, and 1 hallertau. The 2 chinooks and 2 cascades that Ted sent me are going bonkers,...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-22-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,887
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Subbed......curious about this too.

Subbed......curious about this too.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-20-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
You guys are awesome.....thank you so much for...

You guys are awesome.....thank you so much for the advice. Foil it is!
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-19-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Understood. But couldn't I use my aeration wand...

Understood. But couldn't I use my aeration wand with a 2 micron stone and thoroughly oxygenate the starter at the start? I spoke with the manager at my local HBS and he felt that that would be an...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Like many of the member of HBT that have...

Like many of the member of HBT that have converted to electric, Kal at www.theelectricbrewery.com has by far the most extensive write up pertaining to building an eHERMs system. I also used Bobby's...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-18-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Very good points TrickyDick.....see below. :mug:

Very good points TrickyDick.....see below. :mug:
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Yeah, I looked at that stuff at one point and was...

Yeah, I looked at that stuff at one point and was strongly considering it over the simple silicone hose configuration, but I went with the cheaper option at the time. I believe Bobby sells it Brew...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
I was thinking the exact same thing. I have more...

I was thinking the exact same thing. I have more copper and wanted to make a second coil with larger diameter holes with a little different configuration of the spray pattern. Probably will knock...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 04-16-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Hoppopotomus
Sign me up!

Sign me up!
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Thanks guys. I actually built it for a few...

Thanks guys. I actually built it for a few different reasons. First of all as mentioned, I was bored due to a 4 day power outage that shut down my practice. Thankfully we didn't lose power at...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
I then drilled a bunch of 1/8" holes at...

I then drilled a bunch of 1/8" holes at predetermined angles to ge a somewhat uniform spray patter. Once I installed the compression "t" fitting, I used a short piece of silicone hose to connect to...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,992
Posted By Hoppopotomus
We had some massive storms sweep through SE...

We had some massive storms sweep through SE Michigan on Saturday knocking out power at my business, which is still out, so I had another day off of work. I decided that I wanted a different...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-06-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hoppopotomus
I will definitely keep that in mind. Thanks!

I will definitely keep that in mind. Thanks!
Forum: DIY Projects 04-06-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hoppopotomus
I thought I would post the grand total for the...

I thought I would post the grand total for the project:

Cigar box - $12 (now I realize that I can get them for $2....live and learn)
LED Toggle Switch - $4.49 (Radio Shack)
Rheostat - $3.49...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-06-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hoppopotomus
And finally the finished product. I don't have a...

And finally the finished product. I don't have a teflon coated stir bar or a flask yet, so I used a flower vase and 1" hexagonal phillips head bit as a stir bar. As you can see, it created a very...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-06-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Then we wired the components together, flipped...

Then we wired the components together, flipped the switch and it worked....no problems. I snapped a pic. of a simple wiring diagram as requested by Foosier. Sorry it's a little tough to read, but...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-06-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Here are a few more pics of how we mounted the...

Here are a few more pics of how we mounted the fan to the screw posts. Pretty straight forward. I have seen many people use rubber washers to dampen the vibration, but once everything was mounted...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-06-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hoppopotomus
My son helped me this afternoon with this project...

My son helped me this afternoon with this project and we were able to knock it out in about an hour. Here are some step by step pics. First we marked out the position of the fan in the box. I have...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-06-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Here's the cigar box that I received from some...

Here's the cigar box that I received from some dude on Ebay. After calling around to some of the local tobacco shops, I paid way too much, but this one fits in somewhat with my decor, so what the...
Forum: Introductions 04-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 231
Posted By Hoppopotomus
I dated a girl from Tecumseh in high school and...

I dated a girl from Tecumseh in high school and have a lot of family in Adrian and Blissfield. Sorry to hijack your thread OP. :mug:
Forum: Introductions 04-04-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 42
Posted By Hoppopotomus
Welcome to HBT. I also live in SE Michigan in...

Welcome to HBT. I also live in SE Michigan in the Oxford/Ortonville area. I have been brewing for about 4 years now and love it. My wife tolerates my brewing obsession, but doesn't participate...
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