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Forum: DIY Projects 01-14-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 398
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Great stuff -- I already had a set of Teensy 3s...

Great stuff -- I already had a set of Teensy 3s from the kickstarter, but was wavering in the Pi -- now I have it in hand. Have you considered isolation between the Teensy and RPI? Something like an...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-14-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
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Just looked up the order I placed, I got the 2.5"...

Just looked up the order I placed, I got the 2.5" 1/2" NPT thread probe for the boil kettle. I'm using Tri-Clamp sensors (in a tee) for the mash and hlt.
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Forum: Electric Brewing 10-28-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,325
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Missed this before -- no problem sharing. My...

Missed this before -- no problem sharing. My best guess puts me into this about $5k. That includes the electrical permits, running lines, sink, kettles, panel, all the stainless bits, etc, etc,...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-28-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,325
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I drilled and tapped the holes from the bottom of...

I drilled and tapped the holes from the bottom of the heatsink. I also matched the holes up the 4 of the existing holes in the existing hole in the enclosure. Note, that the hole in the enclosure...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-03-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By bolts
Sure, but i'm looking for one to save the time. ...

Sure, but i'm looking for one to save the time.

Edit: This isn't for me, but for educating non-brewers.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-02-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By bolts
Brewing Process Poster?

Anyone know of an image I can use for a Brewing Process poster? Looking for something that's oriented towards simple for a poster to accompany a homebrew tasting and demo at work. Most of the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 09-19-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,666
Posted By bolts
Looking for the PCB/chips/mcu inside -- curious...

Looking for the PCB/chips/mcu inside -- curious what they're using to read the RTD probe. No worries -- no need to break it :)
Forum: DIY Projects 09-18-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,924
Posted By bolts
Agreed, I've been in contact with Mike and had a...

Agreed, I've been in contact with Mike and had a new pump sent. However, it had the older small impeller in the head and it still overheats. Great customer service, but not yet satisfied :(
Forum: DIY Projects 09-18-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,924
Posted By bolts
How is this not overheating? I've had nothing...

How is this not overheating? I've had nothing but difficulty with my chugger pumps tripping the thermal saftey. I have to keep a box fan blowing on them to supplement the built in fan.
Forum: General Techniques 09-18-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By bolts
Random tip: to avoid a crystal-weizen, I was told...

Random tip: to avoid a crystal-weizen, I was told to store my hefe's upside down. Kind of hard with corny kegs, but try keeping the yeast in suspension.
Forum: General Techniques 09-18-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,718
Posted By bolts
Zach over at StainlessBrewing.com is now selling...

Zach over at StainlessBrewing.com is now selling stainless hop spiders. I'm having an 8" diameter made with additional depth to reach fully into my kettle. ...
Forum: Electric Brewing 09-18-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,666
Posted By bolts
I don't suppose this is easy to do a teardown and...

I don't suppose this is easy to do a teardown and take some snapshots of the guts? Curious what they're using, but not quite curious enough to buy one.
Forum: DIY Projects 09-18-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 19,993
Posted By bolts
The DS18B20 sensors are accurate to +/- .5 C...

The DS18B20 sensors are accurate to +/- .5 C (.9 F) and have a resolution of .0625 C in 12 bit mode. I'm not sure if the accuracy is a function if time/temp/etc, or if it's just a manufacturing...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-17-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 28,963
Posted By bolts
Whoa. Add me to the list please :)

Whoa. Add me to the list please :)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-12-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By bolts
Feedback on Pale/Munich/Vienna Pale Ale

Debating what this is going to turn out like. Looking for the maltier end of pale ales with some clear presence of the malt bill. However, I don't want to end up with overly sweet, heavy beer. My...
Forum: Electric Brewing 09-05-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,967
Posted By bolts
Hi Will_M, The foldback element clears the...

Hi Will_M,

The foldback element clears the side and has about 5" before it hits the other side of the pot. It shouldn't be an issue whether you use the Brewers's Hardware element adapter of the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-05-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,706
Posted By bolts
How are you getting this to work? It only has a...

How are you getting this to work? It only has a 1.4 gpm flow rate. I just tried hooking one up to a CIP ball (https://www.brewershardware.com/Rotating-CIP-Spray-Ball-1-Tri-Clover-Connection.html)...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-31-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By bolts
I found these gaskets on McMaster -- Part...

I found these gaskets on McMaster -- Part #93185K71 .88" ID, and 1.38" OD and .093" thick. http://www.mcmaster.com/#silicone-sealing-washers/=j302gk

They would work well with the 1.25" OD tubing...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-31-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By bolts
I bought the original sight glass assemblies from...

I bought the original sight glass assemblies from brewershardware -- it's this one: https://www.brewershardware.com/TC10SG.html.

However, what I'm thinking is more cost effective is to take an...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-31-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By bolts
TriClamp Sight Glass -- any ideas?

I've been working on creating a new sight glass for my 20g kettle that came with TC ports for a sight glass near the top and bottom. Anyone have a metal lathe and stainless welding skills? :)
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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-27-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,042
Posted By bolts
My enclosure came with 8 total mounting brackets....

My enclosure came with 8 total mounting brackets. 4 each with keyholes in opposite directions. Mounting was pretty easy though. I put a 3/4" x ~2.5" board of an appropriate width on the wall with...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-27-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By bolts
Thanks for the link. I ended up running autotune...

Thanks for the link. I ended up running autotune again yesterday which seems have resolved the issue, I need to pay closer attention the next test run though. Although my PID settings for P/I/D are...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-27-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,325
Posted By bolts
Thanks! The actual build of the panel went...

Thanks! The actual build of the panel went pretty fast over a few days -- it was putting the electrical in, finding and ordering parts, getting the panel cut and trips to home depot that stretched...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-27-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,758
Posted By bolts
I did just about the same thing. Constantly...

I did just about the same thing. Constantly cutting/zipping the same wires :)

Nice work!
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-27-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By bolts
I used marine wire (local source, flexible, it...

I used marine wire (local source, flexible, it was nice) -- however the key considerations are if it's rated for the amperage, voltage and environment. In my case it is rated for 300V and it was...
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