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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-26-2011, 10:10 PM
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Views: 3,559
Posted By GuitarLord5000
:rolleyes: Seriously? Get over it, dude. ...

:rolleyes:

Seriously? Get over it, dude. Somebody on the internet has an opinion that isn't shared by you. OH NOES! ITS THE END OF THE WOOORLD!

Seriously, move on.

Besides, it's quite...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-11-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,559
Posted By GuitarLord5000
I recently brewed a Hefe with a 2 liter starter...

I recently brewed a Hefe with a 2 liter starter of SN Kellerweis yeast. I fermented around 70 degrees in an open bucket, and the beer went from 1.048 to 1.010 in 2 days. I kegged on day 4, and...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-10-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,638
Posted By GuitarLord5000
You need a DPST switch to do what you want. The...

You need a DPST switch to do what you want. The Pump Switch on my diagram below is wired so that the element can't come on as long as the pump is not engaged. One pole of the DPST will switch power...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-09-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,638
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Cool! So you used the low alarm as an element...

Cool! So you used the low alarm as an element shutdown? It was wired like in the attachment?

Here's the entire layout I intend to use. It allows me to use the march pump without having to...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-08-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,638
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Thanks for the advice, but since I already have...

Thanks for the advice, but since I already have the PIDs in question, I'd rather use them if at all possible. Looking at the instruction manual here:...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-31-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,638
Posted By GuitarLord5000
I'm planning on building one of these soon. I'll...

I'm planning on building one of these soon. I'll be getting the tri clover tube from Brewers Handware and using a 1500 watt 120v element. I already have two of these auber PIDs that I was planning...
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-29-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,160
Posted By GuitarLord5000
I was considering using a LWD 1500w 120v element...

I was considering using a LWD 1500w 120v element like the one from plumbers supply, with an auber PID and an RTD temperature probe. My typical batch size is 5 gallons. What sort of step times do...
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-27-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,160
Posted By GuitarLord5000
So, trigger, how's the heating element treating...

So, trigger, how's the heating element treating you after 7+ months of use? Is this the element you're using?...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-07-2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,153
Posted By GuitarLord5000
http://www.maltosefalcons.com/tech/tip-help-preven...

http://www.maltosefalcons.com/tech/tip-help-prevent-boilovers (http://www.fyurl.com/rr.php?c=2&site=www.homebrewtalk.com&url=http://www.maltosefalcons.com/tech/tip-help-prevent-boilovers)

Here is...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-07-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,153
Posted By GuitarLord5000
If this is indeed the case, I would certainly...

If this is indeed the case, I would certainly feel comfortable using it for hot wort transfer. I've used marbles at the bottom of my boil kettle when using my propane burner. It helps prevent boil...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-21-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Replace all your plastic tubing and replace your...

Replace all your plastic tubing and replace your plastic bucket (if that's what you're using as a fermenter). Infections can reside in these places, and these things are cheaper to replace versus...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-18-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Encouragement! Now, man up and make that...

Encouragement!

Now, man up and make that randomly generated hoppy freakin beer! :rockin:
Honestly, though. The on-the-spot IPA you made looks pretty damn good! I'd never even heard of Motueka...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-17-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Dude, if I were you, I'd DEFINITELY get pumps and...

Dude, if I were you, I'd DEFINITELY get pumps and go single tier! Your back will thank you for it. There's tons of beer pron you can get with 500 bones, but very few things will make it easier for...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-17-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Honestly, I say remove the sugar and go all malt....

Honestly, I say remove the sugar and go all malt. IMO, you WANT a high FG beer. I mean, you have 16 ounces of hops going into this 5 gallon batch! lol. You want at least a modicum of sweetness to...
Forum: Brew Science 06-17-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,807
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Just sayin is all, but every decoction I've ever...

Just sayin is all, but every decoction I've ever heard of (with the exception of the mashout DC) is pulled from the thickest part of the mash. I.E. - The grain. So yes, the grain IS being heated to...
Forum: General Techniques 06-14-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By GuitarLord5000
I'd give it another 24 hours before worrying...

I'd give it another 24 hours before worrying about it.

I used to run into this problem a lot before I began making yeast starters. Now I don't have this problem anymore! More often than not...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-14-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 114,430
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Oohh! Oohh! Me, pick me!

Oohh! Oohh! Me, pick me!
Forum: General Techniques 06-14-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By GuitarLord5000
I think I may have mashed out two or three beers...

I think I may have mashed out two or three beers in the few years I've been brewing. I don't have a problem with any of my non-mashout beers being too thin <unless a very dry beer was my intention>....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-11-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,073
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis. It's a beast, too! ...

Sierra Nevada Kellerweis. It's a beast, too! I'm using it in a Hefe as we speak.
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 02-16-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By GuitarLord5000
OK, I brightened the color up a bit, to make it...

OK, I brightened the color up a bit, to make it contrast better against the background. I tried a bunch of different colors to see if they worked, but they ended up not fitting right with the...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 02-16-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By GuitarLord5000
2nd label...opinions?

Hey folks,

Let me know what you think about this label:
http://i43.tinypic.com/2j5dfs4.jpg

This is a quick and dirty one, so any opinions are welcome!

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 02-03-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Bingo! Photoshop is a wonderful program, and...

Bingo!

Photoshop is a wonderful program, and is so versatile. But doing some of the simpler stuff on it can be like pulling teeth. I find that I get better, easier results from the Avery label...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 02-03-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By GuitarLord5000
I'd reverse the second D so that they're 'facing'...

I'd reverse the second D so that they're 'facing' each other, since everything else in the logo is symmetrical.

VERY nice logo!
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 02-03-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Thanks everyone for the replies! It seems...

Thanks everyone for the replies!

It seems like most everyone thinks that the banners and such are too bright.
Well, I've tried to dim the colors on the logo, but I haven't had any luck making it...
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 02-01-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By GuitarLord5000
Thanks for the tips! I went ahead and...

Thanks for the tips!

I went ahead and shifted the image to the left a bit. It definitely looks better, and fills out the left side of the label better.

The banners look a bit bright in the...
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