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Forum: DIY Projects 07-21-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,232
Posted By Toneus
Ask and you will receive! I went ahead and made...

Ask and you will receive! I went ahead and made my first ever YouTube video. This is an overview and display of how my rinser and soda water tap are working for me.

No audio at this time, but...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,232
Posted By Toneus
Yes, I'm very happy with both the rinser and...

Yes, I'm very happy with both the rinser and carbonated water on tap. I don't run either it at any different pressure (~11psi @ 37F = ~2.5Vols) than my kegs.They both run off the same corny and I use...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-21-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,336
Posted By Toneus
It appears that I used a 1 1/2" long threaded on...

It appears that I used a 1 1/2" long threaded on each end pipe. I also reused the cooler's plastic seal. looks a little dirty in the picture. Note the 4 washers needed for standing off the cooler. If...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-21-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,336
Posted By Toneus
My general parts list is in post #16...

My general parts list is in post #16 (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/my-coleman-70-quart-extreme-copper-mash-tun-313896/index2.html#post4276563).

If you're not familiar with Shark fittings, they...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-29-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,232
Posted By Toneus
Juic, Here are three measurements for you......

Juic,

Here are three measurements for you...

From wooden top (yet to add tile) to tap centerline 13 3/16"

From Drip Tray to tap centerline 12 5/16"

From Drip Tray to faucet bottom 10...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-25-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Toneus
After reading jcaudill's post, it became clear to...

After reading jcaudill's post, it became clear to me that we all have different CO2 system configurations in mind when it comes to regulators, lines, and manifolds. Throw Primary vs. Secondary into...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-24-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Toneus
I would suggest you start with two regulators,...

I would suggest you start with two regulators, one for Ales & Lagers, and a second for seasonal beers. If you will have Wheats or higher carbonated beers at the same time as Stouts/Porters, then you...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-18-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,232
Posted By Toneus
That is a to be designed item. It's larger than I...

That is a to be designed item. It's larger than I can hide behind and still be close to the wall. Now using an actual fire extinguisher cabinet might be cool. :)
Forum: DIY Projects 10-18-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,232
Posted By Toneus
Well your questions and pings have kicked me back...

Well your questions and pings have kicked me back into gear, thanks for that.

I mentioned recently that I'm going through some what I've learned and how I can redesign. One of the things I have...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-11-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,232
Posted By Toneus
Thanks for trying to Pimp the thread. The...

Thanks for trying to Pimp the thread. The progress has been a little slow recently, but there are a couple of new things. 6 taps are now operational, one dedicated to soda water. That has been really...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-24-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,336
Posted By Toneus
I followed the same basic approach of the 10...

I followed the same basic approach of the 10 Gallon Mash Tun thread (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/cheap-easy-10-gallon-rubbermaid-mlt-conversion-23008/). Basically, a value, SS washers, pipe...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-24-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,336
Posted By Toneus
I strongly suggest not soldering, I have not had...

I strongly suggest not soldering, I have not had any problems, and it works great. Once you disassemble the manifold for the first time cleaning you'll understand why. Logic tells me that holes don't...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-11-2012, 01:39 PM
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Views: 57,002
Posted By Toneus
Yup!

Yup!
Forum: DIY Projects 06-19-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,763
Views: 997,258
Posted By Toneus
Some of us did... Using just the...

Some of us did...



Using just the O-ring solo is crap, and will leak into the guts of the cooler. That will be a hot mess long term.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-18-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,763
Views: 997,258
Posted By Toneus
I'm seeing a lot of questions about the o-ring...

I'm seeing a lot of questions about the o-ring and leaks.

I use a rubber washer between the inside cooler wall and the first SS washer. A second one on the outside wouldn't hurt. The next piece...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-18-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,336
Posted By Toneus
Kyle, Thanks for turning me on to the 70 Qt...

Kyle,

Thanks for turning me on to the 70 Qt Coleman, I really like this cooler as a Mash Tun. The flat bottom, and low drain really separates this cooler from many of the others out there. I made...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-18-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By Toneus
Since the brass nipple is too long, you are...

Since the brass nipple is too long, you are forced to use more washers. This isn't a bad thing because the clearances as you have observed are tight. The leaking is not due to the number of washers...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-15-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,992
Posted By Toneus
Correct, the line length will differ as you...

Correct, the line length will differ as you change presures, and even temperatures. I persoanally moved my temps up into the high 40's to see what it did to the flavor profiles of my beers. I have...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-15-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,992
Posted By Toneus
Congratulations! I know what it's like working on...

Congratulations! I know what it's like working on one.




Correct, for Lagers at 38 degrees, it should get you 2.38 volumes. Right in the middle of the range for that style.



3/16 line...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-15-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,992
Posted By Toneus
If you want help, you have to answer these...

If you want help, you have to answer these questions.

P = regulator presure
You should have set your regulator presure to match the beer style and temperature of your cooling appliance. If you...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-13-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By Toneus
The smaller the better, but it should be...

The smaller the better, but it should be understood that the insulating effect of the liquid and container itself will indeed "prevent short cycling", but will introduce lag in turning off a cooling...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-13-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By Toneus
Fair enough, i read past that. I don't think the...

Fair enough, i read past that. I don't think the wall of the keezer would be a good choice. I specially if it is a cooling wall. I would expect the system would cycle like crazy.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-13-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By Toneus
I'm questioning the recommendations to use a...

I'm questioning the recommendations to use a separate thermowell in a Fermenter. Assuming that a setting of 65 means that this is a fementation chest and not a kegerator. The examples given to place...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-13-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,232
Posted By Toneus
I bought it from Beverage Time...

I bought it from Beverage Time (http://www.beveragetime.com/product-categories/drip_trays/30__ss_drip_tray_with_glass_rinser/). They have several lengths from 8" up, i bought the 30". The materials...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-12-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,232
Posted By Toneus
Drip Tray and Rinser Plumbed and Operational

After a long break, I'm getting time in on the Keezer Build. My last update showed the Drip Tray with integrated Rinser mounted, but that was only half the battle. I've recently finished the plumbing...
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