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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-20-2013, 06:40 PM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Well I received my 3/4" camlocks from Proflow...

Well I received my 3/4" camlocks from Proflow today. I took a few pictures for comparison. The barb on them is very long with two barbs, I ended up taking the Dremel and trimming it down to only 1...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-17-2013, 04:13 AM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
OK thanks Bobby, I was hoping you'd chime in on...

OK thanks Bobby, I was hoping you'd chime in on this.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-16-2013, 11:30 PM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Not going bigger on the whole system just on the...

Not going bigger on the whole system just on the cam locks connecting to the pump to eliminate an extra fitting in the mix. Will post here as soon as I get them.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-16-2013, 04:21 AM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Since no one has replied I think I will order the...

Since no one has replied I think I will order the 3/4" camlocks Monday and test it for myself. Will report back for anyone interested.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-14-2013, 08:08 PM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
3/4" Camlock hose barb size

Hey guys I have a Chugger center inlet pump with the 3/4" mnpt threads. I currently am using a 3/4" to 1/2" reducing coupling to 1/2" camlock. In an effort to reduce fittings and threads in my...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 05-27-2013, 03:29 AM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Code please, thank you.

Code please, thank you.
Forum: DIY Projects 02-28-2013, 10:41 PM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Here's a two coil parallel chiller I built a...

Here's a two coil parallel chiller I built a while back. 50 ft of 3/8" with 5/8" down tubes I believe they were. I regularly chill a 5 gal batch to 65 in about 7 to 7.5 minutes while whirlpooling...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-03-2012, 06:15 PM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
I couldnt get a bung to stay in my better bottle...

I couldnt get a bung to stay in my better bottle either until I rinsed the star San off the bung. Now I sanitize the bung and my hands then rinse with clean water and rub until no longer slippery,...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-03-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Here is the McMaster part number for the spring I...

Here is the McMaster part number for the spring I use in my braid. 9663K26. Works very well. I like to really dig in and stir the mash well, you'll never crush that spring with a paddle.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-13-2012, 12:35 PM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Thanks for the quick reply bps

Thanks for the quick reply bps
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-13-2012, 04:02 AM
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Views: 285
Posted By jumbo_tron
Yeast washing question

Hey guys I have an Amber ale fermenting right now, I used Wyeast 1056. I've never washed yeast before but I am thinking of washing this to use on biermunchers cream of three crops ale. As long as I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-03-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,465
Posted By jumbo_tron
Ice water will read 32 regardless, but only at...

Ice water will read 32 regardless, but only at sea level will your boiling point be 212. Boiling point is dependant upon your elevation and barometric pressure. My elevation is 4354 ft above sea...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-14-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jumbo_tron
I also used swagelok fittings. All I had access...

I also used swagelok fittings. All I had access to were non bored through. I went ahead and drilled them a bit small (I think it was 7/32") and then used a 22 caliber brass bore brush with different...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-01-2012, 07:57 AM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
If anyone does end up using the stainless...

If anyone does end up using the stainless ferrules, a proper swage is finger tight and then 8 flats with a wrench (1 1/4 turns). FYI

I've seen people tighten those suckers down to the stop or not...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-23-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jumbo_tron
That's looking pretty good! I have done a fair...

That's looking pretty good! I have done a fair amount of boards with the toner transfer method, mag paper and clothes iron. If you are looking to doing this more in the future I would invest in a...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-05-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jumbo_tron
With the right size o-rings it will work. Its...

With the right size o-rings it will work. Its exactly the same thing I do with my 1/4" probes only 1/8". Take out the ss ferrules and throw in a couple o-rings, it doesn't take much to get a good...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-14-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Thanks, got it. Just being a bit facetious!

Thanks, got it. Just being a bit facetious!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-14-2012, 05:11 PM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Haha I noticed that after the fact, for some...

Haha I noticed that after the fact, for some reason BS didn't change it to 1lb.
A lb. Is 32 oz. right?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-14-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jumbo_tron
One more thing, I will be using a 10 gallon round...

One more thing, I will be using a 10 gallon round cooler with braid for my mash tun single batch sparging. How does my schedule look. I'll be using 1.25qts per pound which is 13.84qts for the mash....
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-14-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jumbo_tron
Thanks phenry I think I will just try it, I still...

Thanks phenry I think I will just try it, I still have some parts coming to finish up my equipment but hopefully I can get it goin within the week. Ill keep this updated on how it comes out thanks...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-13-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jumbo_tron
Hey thanks a lot for the reply phenry. I like...

Hey thanks a lot for the reply phenry. I like the idea of getting rid of the carafoam. You hit the nail on the head I was adding it for more body. That will be one less ingredient to have laying...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-13-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By jumbo_tron
All American Amber recipe critique

Hey guys I've got a few extract batches under my belt and recently did a BIAB batch and now I am stepping up to a cooler MLT and will be doing a single batch sparge. This is my first recipe I've put...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-02-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By jumbo_tron
Well I've been looking some more and I think I'm...

Well I've been looking some more and I think I'm going to try some 11/16" ID washers but the only problem is the smallest OD I can find them in is 1 3/4" which is actually a larger OD than the nice...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-01-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By jumbo_tron
3/8 MPT washer size

Hey guys I'm working on building a weldless sightglass for a kettle.
I will be using 3/8" compression to 3/8" MPT 90's with polycarbonate tubing between them. I will be using the 3/8" NPS locknuts...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-02-2011, 05:17 PM
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Posted By jumbo_tron
Not to threadjack but I have kind of the same...

Not to threadjack but I have kind of the same issue although it is my first batch. An extract amber ale which ended up with about 1/2 to 3/4 gallon too much water, and fermented at too high a temp. ...
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