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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-22-2014, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Islandboy85
If I knew then what I do now

As I look back a few years I wish I had designed my brewery differently. My original design has a sightglass on each vessel, 1-2 FIP unions TIG welded into the side of the keg for al, plumbing,...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Islandboy85
I am assuming another option is why some designs...

I am assuming another option is why some designs I've seen have a contactor either before or after their SSR and pump relays. It seems like most of them are also wired to E-stop kill switches as...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-04-2014, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Islandboy85
I'll could sand some paint off the top of the...

I'll could sand some paint off the top of the washer and put the keg on top of it so it's grounded through the frame ground lol.



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Forum: Electric Brewing 06-04-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Islandboy85
Ok, finally got it. Thanks for taking the time to...

Ok, finally got it. Thanks for taking the time to explain it until I got it.





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Forum: Electric Brewing 06-04-2014, 02:02 AM
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Posted By Islandboy85
Ok, so since the neutral is tied to ground in the...

Ok, so since the neutral is tied to ground in the main box how can you have a real neutral for 120/240 after the spa disconnect?





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Forum: Electric Brewing 06-04-2014, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Islandboy85
Ok, so since the neutral is tied to ground in the...

Ok, so since the neutral is tied to ground in the main box how can you have a real neutral for 120/240 after the spa disconnect?





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Forum: Electric Brewing 06-04-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 194
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Posted By Islandboy85
Ok, got it. Thanks for bearing with me. ...

Ok, got it. Thanks for bearing with me.


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Forum: Electric Brewing 06-03-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 114,027
Posted By Islandboy85
Thanks for that. I dig pictures and diagrams. All...

Thanks for that. I dig pictures and diagrams. All I'm used to working on is DC at work. My AC theory is weak.


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Forum: Electric Brewing 06-03-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 114,027
Posted By Islandboy85
Electrical Primer for Brewers

Yeah, "kosher." I just woke up. Fingers aren't quite doing what my brain want yet ha ha ha. So, there is no way to ever hook up a GFCI breaker to a 3 conductor circuit because it monitors current...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-03-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 114,027
Posted By Islandboy85
So, would it be codger to then use the range...

So, would it be codger to then use the range outlet, and ground the keg through one of the 110 outlets? This actually sounds really really non kosher to me now that I've asked it... I hate renting...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-03-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 114,027
Posted By Islandboy85
So, from what I've gathered here let me make sure...

So, from what I've gathered here let me make sure I understand this. My apartment built about twelve years ago must not be to spec because the range and dryer have three pronged outlets. Because of...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-14-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Islandboy85
I have a mobile brewery. It lives on a push cart...

I have a mobile brewery. It lives on a push cart when not being used. Also for cleanup I don't want to have wires that can get ripped out while I'm cleaning everything up.


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-13-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Islandboy85
So a thermowell for the thermowell huh? Ok. ...

So a thermowell for the thermowell huh? Ok.


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-13-2014, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Islandboy85
In a RIMS tube or for chiller temps I think it'll...

In a RIMS tube or for chiller temps I think it'll be fine. For a MLT a longer probe would be required.



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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-13-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Islandboy85
Shouldn't be a problem. I've got a fraction,...

Shouldn't be a problem. I've got a fraction, number, and letter drill bit index. I'm sure bill be able to drill it through.


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-13-2014, 03:04 AM
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Posted By Islandboy85
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Thanks


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-11-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Islandboy85
What o-ring did you use? Sent from my...

What o-ring did you use?


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-11-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Islandboy85
6mm sensor?

Can I use a 6mm probe like this http://www.ebay.com/itm/180970389726 with 1/4" compression fittings?


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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-24-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Islandboy85
Do you do that before AND after brew day? Do you...

Do you do that before AND after brew day? Do you water tinge after the oxyclean?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-22-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Islandboy85
Ok, so you run PBW through yours?

Ok, so you run PBW through yours?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-21-2013, 05:32 PM
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Views: 745
Posted By Islandboy85
My bad. I use oxyclean.

My bad. I use oxyclean.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-21-2013, 05:25 PM
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Views: 745
Posted By Islandboy85
Ok. Ill give that a shot.

Ok. Ill give that a shot.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-21-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Islandboy85
That's why I'm wondering if it'd be better to add...

That's why I'm wondering if it'd be better to add a triclover ferrule on top to give me better access to get in there chisel it out if I have to.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-21-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,756
Posted By Islandboy85
Would a mag drive pond pump work or does it need...

Would a mag drive pond pump work or does it need to be shaft driven? Maybe something like this? http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B002RBGFA4/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1377077493&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX110_SY165
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-20-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Islandboy85
I did an oxyclean soak for a few days with lots...

I did an oxyclean soak for a few days with lots of rolling the keg around. I'll try the brush.
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