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Forum: DIY Projects 05-15-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,993
Posted By vonZwicky
Your thread is now famous. Homebrewtalk just...

Your thread is now famous. Homebrewtalk just shared it on their Facebook page, and folks are asking questions there as well. http://m.facebook.com/#!/homebrewtalk?__user=1417927404
Forum: DIY Projects 05-12-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 40,429
Posted By vonZwicky
Fantastic work, man! I've been thinking about...

Fantastic work, man! I've been thinking about seting up a sankey CIP system in the future. I don't have the space (or funding) for a dedicated rig like this, so I'll probably use my existing mash...
Forum: Mississippi HomeBrew Forum 03-06-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By vonZwicky
My understanding is that the House will vote on...

My understanding is that the House will vote on this later today. If it passes, it will become law if the governor does not veto it (which he did not do for bill last year raising the allowable ABV...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-17-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
My appologies, Rerun. I completely missed your...

My appologies, Rerun. I completely missed your earlier bump of this thread. Urocyon, the wiring of electrical motors is a mystery to me as well. At the time, my neighbor drew a wiring diagram for...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-29-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
Thank you much, android.

Thank you much, android.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-29-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
Here's a link to a slightly higher resolution...

Here's a link to a slightly higher resolution 720p video. For those with the bandwidth to burn:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2ZkzKM3QHQ&feature=youtu.be
Forum: DIY Projects 05-29-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 152,066
Posted By vonZwicky
I finally reached a level of completion with this...

I finally reached a level of completion with this build that I feel ok showing it here:

The build thread is here:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/vonzwickys-mill-build-320061/

And the video...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-29-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
Ok, EMI did not like the use of "Sambrosa" in a...

Ok, EMI did not like the use of "Sambrosa" in a malt mill video. I tried a few audio editing tricks to fool the man, but all to no avail. So I resigned myself to modifying the soundtrack. As of...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-28-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
Sorry guys. I just realized that an audio sample...

Sorry guys. I just realized that an audio sample I used is to blame. I think I can fix this, but it will have to wait until the morning. I will repost when I get it working.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-28-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
Ok. This build is as finished as it's going to...

Ok. This build is as finished as it's going to be for a while. Eventually I'm going to enclose the wiring, add safety guards, and perhaps build a custom hopper. When I do, I'll post my progress...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-26-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
Thanks deadboy. I daresay that along with some...

Thanks deadboy. I daresay that along with some nice woodwork (many examples much finer than my own), there are a myriad of fantastic beers brewed by members of this forum. :mug:
Forum: DIY Projects 05-26-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
This thread has been a loose end for a while, but...

This thread has been a loose end for a while, but it's time to pick it back up. Tomorrow is the first brew day in the new house so I've been putting this beast back together. I'll post a fresh...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-12-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,106
Posted By vonZwicky
Viperman, have you tried brewing this recipe...

Viperman, have you tried brewing this recipe again? I'd love to hear about it I you have.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-27-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,708
Posted By vonZwicky
This is the greatest thing I've read all day. ...

This is the greatest thing I've read all day. :rockin:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-27-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,708
Posted By vonZwicky
That's been a big problem for breweries of any...

That's been a big problem for breweries of any size. They all have a stack of other people's kegs, and there's as yet no cost effective way to sort and return them all to their rightful owners.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-27-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,708
Posted By vonZwicky
It is indeed a very rare event, but it has...

It is indeed a very rare event, but it has happened. I did some digging a while back and was only able to find a couple of stories about keg related deaths. One was of a pub worker in the UK who...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-26-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,708
Posted By vonZwicky
I work at a local brewery and occasionally have...

I work at a local brewery and occasionally have to do the same kind of work this young man was doing. I'll be following this story for a while, because I want to know the exact circumstances behind...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-25-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
I appoligize for the lack of progress on this. I...

I appoligize for the lack of progress on this. I was out of town all weekend and now I'm starring down the barrel of a big move over the next couple of weeks. So most of my free time is spent...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-25-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By vonZwicky
I've worked at a local brewery for the last...

I've worked at a local brewery for the last several years and I've seen a lot of kegs come back. Occasionally one will come back obviously ruptured from over-pressurization. I've seen a couple that...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-24-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By vonZwicky
I suspect that the keg was returned to the...

I suspect that the keg was returned to the brewery in an already over-pressurized state. The handing, jostling, tapping, etc. just set it off. Using air to evacuate returned kegs is normal, but I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-24-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By vonZwicky
Red Hook Brewery worker killed by exploding keg.

I've seen the exploding keg topic appear from time to time in this and in other forums. Thought I pass along this very sad news from today:
...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-18-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
Safety first.

Safety first.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-17-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
So I've got the motor and gear box mounted. They...

So I've got the motor and gear box mounted. They are simply bolted to the surface. I haven't quite decided where I want to place the switch yet, so I'll leave it loose. Think I'll take this...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-17-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
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Forum: DIY Projects 04-17-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,745
Posted By vonZwicky
I had to improvise some shim materials to line...

I had to improvise some shim materials to line the motor up with the gear box, and the shaft of the motor with the shaft of the mill. A couple of pieces of 1/4 luan laminated together and a thin...
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