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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-27-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Zibe
Yeah I'm slowly plodding towards an all electric...

Yeah I'm slowly plodding towards an all electric biab system with heat control and a pump one step at a time. Batch sparging has been working fine but tired of being off a few degrees every time I...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-27-2014, 03:47 AM
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Posted By Zibe
Dan Yeah was gonna put gfi right at the brew...

Dan
Yeah was gonna put gfi right at the brew stand but guys here helped me to figure out I already had one on the circuit and didn't need another pushing the buttons to verify they were on the same...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-27-2014, 03:37 AM
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Posted By Zibe
Helibrewer Where'd you find that element? From...

Helibrewer
Where'd you find that element? From what I understand rims requires low or ultra low density but in the kettle it's not an issue to use high watt density and scorching is a myth I was...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-26-2014, 09:52 PM
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Posted By Zibe
Alright fixed the grounding issues by following...

Alright fixed the grounding issues by following this diagram exactly:
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This is the final product:
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Plugged the contraption into the outlet the switch turned a light on and off,...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-25-2014, 11:46 PM
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Posted By Zibe
Dang it! I should have done it anyway I thought...

Dang it! I should have done it anyway I thought about it and figured even if I did it wouldn't hurt. Ah well I'll fix it tomorrow I just need to jump another one from the wire nut to the post in...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-25-2014, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Zibe
Didn't think it was a problem but just checking...

Didn't think it was a problem but just checking thank you


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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-25-2014, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Zibe
Never even heard of those but the old one I...

Never even heard of those but the old one I replaced had the wires wrapped around the screw I'm pretty sure the other ones are the same. The new one I used I also wrapped around the post. I was...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-25-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Zibe
Forgot to add dealio pic 219951 Sent from...

Forgot to add dealio pic 219951


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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-25-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Zibe
I have since replaced the 15a wall outlet to 20a...

I have since replaced the 15a wall outlet to 20a (even bought a small piece of 12gauge solid wire to compare it and it was) I even pulled my gfi to look at the wires and even though it doesn't have...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-25-2014, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Zibe
Pawn that looks exactly like what I'm doing...

Pawn that looks exactly like what I'm doing except I'm sticking with 120v

Just wired up the boxes hope this is correct:
1)White wire I just ran straight down to the outlet and put it on the top...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Zibe
Starting to wire this up starting with the plug ...

Starting to wire this up starting with the plug

Green wire to "u" prong green screw
Black wire to vertical copper prong
White wire to silver horizontal prong

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Feel free to correct...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Zibe
Alright 'da kid check it out I have acquired: ...

Alright 'da kid check it out I have acquired:
2-20a outlets (1 for stand 1 for wall)
1-20a switch to cut power
Outdoor boxes and covers for each
Conduit to connect
20a plug
12/3 wire
Wire...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2014, 02:05 AM
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Posted By Zibe
And once again thanks although I'm not sure how...

And once again thanks although I'm not sure how close I am haven't even gotten to the element yet and if someday I decide to try to a controller I could tie up this forum for weeks.


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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 55
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Posted By Zibe
I'm fairly certain the wire is in fact 12 gauge...

I'm fairly certain the wire is in fact 12 gauge although I'll definitely pull the outlet to check. If I swap out that outlet do I also have to upgrade the gfi behind it or is this just to make sure...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2014, 01:19 AM
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Posted By Zibe
Me too and I don't care how many kittens have to...

Me too and I don't care how many kittens have to pay


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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2014, 12:18 AM
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Posted By Zibe
And thanks for the pigtail answer and good tip on...

And thanks for the pigtail answer and good tip on harbor freight but while I have Home Depot, lowes, and menards within five minutes I don't even know where the closest one is.


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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2014, 12:14 AM
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Posted By Zibe
This should be such a simple project but.... I...

This should be such a simple project but....
I bought the switch and outlet

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And then noticed the outlets in my garage (to include the gfi) don't have the horizontal post on the left...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-23-2014, 01:05 PM
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Posted By Zibe
Once again thank you very much $1.20 a foot...

Once again thank you very much $1.20 a foot sounds perfect I went to menards yesterday to get the other stuff and saw an extension cord like that but it was 50' and way too expensive for the 4-5ft I...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-23-2014, 01:58 AM
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Posted By Zibe
Sweeeet works for me I've got a few months to get...

Sweeeet works for me I've got a few months to get this up and running before winter thanks



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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-23-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,466
Posted By Zibe
Yogensha Lost me a little there but if tripping...

Yogensha
Lost me a little there but if tripping a breaker is all I have to worry about no biggie that's why I'm looking for the cheapest way to do this it's somewhat of an experiment. If I run the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-23-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,466
Posted By Zibe
Ok thanks again for feedback. I bought a 20a...

Ok thanks again for feedback.
I bought a 20a switch and gfi outlet but tested the outlet I want to use and it switches off when I push the test button and when I use the gfi tester that I have on...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-22-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,466
Posted By Zibe
Sounds like you are speaking from experience so I...

Sounds like you are speaking from experience so I guess if it runs all that I'm good with just the element for sure thanks for the input.


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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-22-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,466
Posted By Zibe
'Da Kid Thank you, The GFI outlet is closest...

'Da Kid
Thank you,
The GFI outlet is closest to the house so I was betting the others were coming from that one. That is NOT the one I was planning on using I was gonna put a GFI outlet at the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-22-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,466
Posted By Zibe
Thank you Even I can understand yes and no. ...

Thank you
Even I can understand yes and no.
But, are you saying 14 gauge is good for 20a or not enough. The house was built in '06 so I'm assuming it's good but I'll check on the wire gauge.

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Forum: Electric Brewing 08-22-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,466
Posted By Zibe
I can keep the garage door opener from turning on...

I can keep the garage door opener from turning on I was just saying it does use some voltage just being plugged in for the sensors and light.
From what I've read on another forum a 20 amp breaker...
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