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Forum: DIY Projects 07-09-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By RocketBrewer
I use a harbor freight chain hoist like this. ...

I use a harbor freight chain hoist like this.

http://m.harborfreight.com/1-ton-chain-hoist-996.html

I installed a heavy eye bolt through a 4x4 that I mounted between ceiling joists. Hoist...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-05-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 15,055
Posted By RocketBrewer
count me in please

count me in please
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-04-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 15,086
Posted By RocketBrewer
That would be so cool to win! Count me in.

That would be so cool to win! Count me in.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-30-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By RocketBrewer
That looks pretty cool! Anxious to hear how it...

That looks pretty cool! Anxious to hear how it works out. Is your fermenter jacketed or are you cooling a chamber with it?
Forum: DIY Projects 06-30-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By RocketBrewer
The only thought I had was to use stainless and...

The only thought I had was to use stainless and hit it with a sand blaster to dull/rough up the finish
Forum: DIY Projects 06-23-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 76,990
Posted By RocketBrewer
Just when I thought this couldn't get any cooler!

Just when I thought this couldn't get any cooler!
Forum: DIY Projects 06-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,331
Posted By RocketBrewer
Rite brew is a great source too

Rite brew is a great source too
Forum: DIY Projects 06-16-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By RocketBrewer
Check Still Dragon too. I know they have the weld...

Check Still Dragon too. I know they have the weld fittings
Forum: DIY Projects 06-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,635
Posted By RocketBrewer
Love the use of the ball lock QD. I'm going to...

Love the use of the ball lock QD. I'm going to have to steal that idea. I like to get 1/2 barrel kegs from local breweries and need to disconnect my regulator to wheel the keezer under my chain hoist.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-11-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By RocketBrewer
Shanks are listed at over all length, not thread...

Shanks are listed at over all length, not thread length. You will also need room for the backing nut and tailpiece. If in doubt, go longer. Speaking from experience, if at all possible, get...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-06-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 61,542
Posted By RocketBrewer
Thanks Brewers Hardware! Please count me in.

Thanks Brewers Hardware! Please count me in.
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-30-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By RocketBrewer
I did reset the P, I, & D settings and it started...

I did reset the P, I, & D settings and it started reading 73 degrees (which I believe was pretty close to ambient temperature in the room). I haven't had time to do anything else with it yet.
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-28-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By RocketBrewer
I talked to Auber and they said to re-set the P,...

I talked to Auber and they said to re-set the P, I, & D settings to factory. I just haven't had time to do it yet. As soon as I get a chance, I'll post the results.
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-25-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By RocketBrewer
Auber SYL-2352 PID not right after auto-tune

I was doing a test run on my new BK today and all was great until I ran auto-tune. I ran it up to 150 deg. and set auto-tune to go at 160. as it was doing it's thing I was back and forth doing some...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-22-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By RocketBrewer
You should have had a delay between the time you...

You should have had a delay between the time you plugged it in and when the cooling relay kicked in. The cooling light should have been flashing until the delay was up (can't remember what the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-22-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,119
Posted By RocketBrewer
Check hydroponics suppliers. I know they use big...

Check hydroponics suppliers. I know they use big trays. Not sure if they have them quite that big.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-18-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 45,726
Posted By RocketBrewer
I'm in. It looks cool!

I'm in. It looks cool!
Forum: DIY Projects 05-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By RocketBrewer
You can take the spear out and just use a stopper...

You can take the spear out and just use a stopper (#11 I believe) and air lock. The problem with fermenting in kegs is they can be very hard to keep clean. you must check very carefully with an...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,035
Posted By RocketBrewer
Star-san works well. Mix per instructions and...

Star-san works well. Mix per instructions and spray or pour on all connections and watch for bubbles. If you have any corny kegs connected, check around the base of the posts, the poppets, the lid,...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-06-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 76,990
Posted By RocketBrewer
I finally got my 5-pin MIDI connectors and got a...

I finally got my 5-pin MIDI connectors and got a chance to put one in my Keezer controller and flashed it. I used the male X male dupont jumper wires to connect directly to the board (pushed them...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-05-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By RocketBrewer
I don't know what type keg you have so I can't...

I don't know what type keg you have so I can't point you to the exact one, but you should find the adapter you need here (http://www.chicompany.net/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=1_3_260). It will...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-29-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By RocketBrewer
Thanks, I got the drum from a friend. I actually...

Thanks, I got the drum from a friend. I actually have three of them but decided to only use one for the HLT because the I felt the crimped seam at the bottom would be too hard to keep clean in a BK...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By RocketBrewer
Very nice! What is the material you used on the...

Very nice! What is the material you used on the top and sides?
Forum: DIY Projects 04-27-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By RocketBrewer
Here's some pics of the HLT. It's a 30 gal drum...

Here's some pics of the HLT. It's a 30 gal drum outfitted with a 5500w Camco element in a StillDragon enclosure, a float switch from Auber to prevent dry-firing, and 50' of 1/2" stainless HEX coil...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-27-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,272
Posted By RocketBrewer
Just thought it was about time to update progress...

Just thought it was about time to update progress on the build. Life seems to get in the way sometimes. Just had to put down the best dog and cat I've ever had within a couple weeks of each other....
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