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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-02-2013, 09:40 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
Please, please, please.

Please, please, please.
Forum: BIAB Brewing 04-30-2013, 10:48 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
Finally someone said it.

Finally someone said it.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-09-2013, 11:01 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
You may not want to put your name address and...

You may not want to put your name address and phone number on the internet.

Cool pup though. Great name.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-08-2013, 05:43 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
A thing of beauty.

A thing of beauty.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-05-2013, 09:25 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
I concur. I ordered a long, specific list...

I concur.

I ordered a long, specific list of random parts, fittings, tubing, and a pump. Everything came as ordered and in perfect condition.

All was packaged well and arrived faster than a...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-01-2013, 10:15 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
The fittings will hold it together for the weight...

The fittings will hold it together for the weight you are talking about (3bbl). You can always drill into the solid parts and bolt on extra fittings if you are really concerned. The best thing though...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-01-2013, 07:59 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
The strut will support a 3bbl system if you build...

The strut will support a 3bbl system if you build in support columns to help with the load. It really is every bit as strong as 11 ga tubing.

Platt has locations for pick up, but nothing in SoCal....
Forum: DIY Projects 04-01-2013, 04:08 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
I ended up getting mine from a mom and pop ...

I ended up getting mine from a mom and pop electrical supply shop sort of close to me. I say sort of because a bad traffic jam cost me in gas all i saved by finding it locally and going to pick it...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-29-2013, 06:51 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
Yes, I have mine cut and am waiting on more funds...

Yes, I have mine cut and am waiting on more funds to complete my rig.

Also, even if you paint over galvanized the zinc will cook and melt under the paint making both come off with various...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-28-2013, 10:09 PM
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Views: 1,077
Posted By TerraNova
The problem with these is that you can really...

The problem with these is that you can really easily scratch the glass around the opening of the carboy with the spinning metal rod that is going thru it.

Trying to keep the metal from touching...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-27-2013, 05:32 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
You putting casters on it? Any plans to cover the...

You putting casters on it? Any plans to cover the pumps? Can you post dimensions? Even just in text (no diagram needed)

I ask so that I can steal any good ideas. :o)
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-26-2013, 04:43 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
There really is no answer to that question. ...

There really is no answer to that question.

If you have to clean them first there are DIY projects that can cycle cleaning/sanitizing/drying into an easy step. You also have to account for space,...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-26-2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
Super awesome. I am mid build on my solid strut...

Super awesome. I am mid build on my solid strut stainless stand but am stuck due to funds and redesigns.

Yours is a work of beauty. Every bit as aesthetically pleasing as a welded stand but...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-25-2013, 06:00 AM
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Posted By TerraNova
I really think this is broken logic. In a...

I really think this is broken logic. In a commercial beer batch of say 900 lbs of grain, the entire weight of that grain bill would not be focused onto any single grain. It would be dispersed evenly...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-19-2013, 06:29 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
Yes, it CAN be done. I have seen it first hand. ...

Yes, it CAN be done. I have seen it first hand.

But, it is a pain. Flow rate is slow and hard to adjust. And you leave any wort in the CFC once the feeding vessel is empty (lame on a small batch)....
Forum: DIY Projects 03-19-2013, 05:18 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
It seems to work for many, many people. So I...

It seems to work for many, many people. So I could be overly paranoid. Good luck, your set up is SWEET!
Forum: DIY Projects 03-19-2013, 05:16 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
What fermenter ISN'T at least 20" tall? Top...

What fermenter ISN'T at least 20" tall?

Top of fermenter 20" tall on the floor (ale pale or 6.5g carboy) + 2" to create a drop for gravity + 8.5" for CFC in vertical position (which would mean...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-19-2013, 02:38 PM
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Posted By TerraNova
That's been a huge design issue I am having with...

That's been a huge design issue I am having with my rig. I want it vertically mounted so it will drain via gravity but then the exit end is lower than the top of my fermentor. I could raise the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-19-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By TerraNova
Thanks, I knew there had to be something out...

Thanks, I knew there had to be something out there that I just couldn't find.

And thanks for the rec, stating that it was on par with a known product like the Thermapen, well, that's what I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-18-2013, 09:19 PM
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Views: 549
Posted By TerraNova
Thanks. I saw both of these but as you stated,...

Thanks. I saw both of these but as you stated, the stems aren't very long. No long enough for what I am looking for.

I am reconfiguring my system where I need to move my thermometer from it's...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-18-2013, 09:04 PM
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Views: 549
Posted By TerraNova
How much money are we talking about? Any...

How much money are we talking about? Any recommendations about specific products?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-18-2013, 08:56 PM
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Views: 549
Posted By TerraNova
Need a recommendation: Good long stem thermometer

Apologies if this has been covered but I am looking for a reasonably priced, long stem (11 inches or longer) thermometer. I would prefer digital but a dial is fine as well as long as it is accurate....
Forum: DIY Projects 03-17-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By TerraNova
Nice. Looks great to me. An apparatus that works...

Nice. Looks great to me. An apparatus that works as designed is a great thing,...especially DIY ones.

Test it out yet?
Forum: DIY Projects 03-16-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,396
Posted By TerraNova
Sorry to c-block. Oddly, thats one of the things...

Sorry to c-block. Oddly, thats one of the things I like about engineering DIY equipment for homebrewing. I have thousands of what I think are really brilliant ideas that when I attempt to execute, I...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-15-2013, 07:27 PM
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Views: 2,396
Posted By TerraNova
I feel it is more important to have a smooth,...

I feel it is more important to have a smooth, cleanable, sanitary surface on the inside of a fermenter than it is to have the cone shape. The cone shape make's it easier for dumping trub or...
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