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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-01-2011, 02:16 PM
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Posted By whoneedsabeer
Almost 3000 entries already, pretty impressive....

Almost 3000 entries already, pretty impressive. Better chances than the lottery I suppose. I'm in.
Forum: For Sale 05-26-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By whoneedsabeer
That's great looking! Damn, you didn't mess...

That's great looking! Damn, you didn't mess around! I'm glad to see they'll be put to good use.
Forum: For Sale 05-17-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By whoneedsabeer
You should have about 7/16" left exposed for your...

You should have about 7/16" left exposed for your tail piece.

Can you remove some of the wood off the back side of the 2x8 where the threaded nut secures the shank?

So instead of going through...
Forum: For Sale 05-17-2011, 10:24 PM
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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-19-2011, 01:01 PM
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Posted By whoneedsabeer
I too use 1/4" Bev-Seal Ultra, and I put ~30'...

I too use 1/4" Bev-Seal Ultra, and I put ~30' line on each tap after reading here how little resistance these lines offer. I'm glad I did, because at 44F and 8psi, my beer pours very quick, but...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-18-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Don't see why that wouldn't work, might be a bit...

Don't see why that wouldn't work, might be a bit shallow though. One way to find out...

Your dog might piss in your beer though, so watch for that.

Let's see, that's a LG TV, Sony DVD, Wii...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-04-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,423
Posted By whoneedsabeer
From what I understand, the reason for the more...

From what I understand, the reason for the more advanced calculation post fermentation is due to the alcohol present in the solution. I only use a refractometer for both pre and post fermentation,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-20-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By whoneedsabeer
And I'll throw out there that you probably don't...

And I'll throw out there that you probably don't NEED to get an airlock for this particular instance if it's a hassle. Remember, co2 is heavier than o2, so it will provide a blanket on the top of...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-03-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By whoneedsabeer
1 90025K368 1 Pack Double Seal Buna-n O-ring,...

1 90025K368 1 Pack Double Seal Buna-n O-ring, As568a Dash Number 109
2 9452K23 1 Pack Buna-n O-ring, As568a Dash Number 111
3 9452K218 2 Packs Buna-n O-ring, As568a Dash Number 417

These part...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-12-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,619
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Props! Great job, and cool idea on the frosted...

Props! Great job, and cool idea on the frosted glass. I guess you have to be pretty careful with the glass when changing kegs, dropping free weights, etc? Or is it pretty tough stuff?

You should...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-07-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Gravity works fine. Even with a March or Little...

Gravity works fine. Even with a March or Little Giant type of impeller pump, you'll still have wort left over in the coil after you loose prime when there's no wort left in the kettle.

My only...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-06-2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,646
Posted By whoneedsabeer
I use it a mallet. I hit the top of the keg...

I use it a mallet.

I hit the top of the keg with it, holding on to the "handle" where the spear used to be. It makes a cool percussion instrument.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-29-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,685
Posted By whoneedsabeer
+1 Aerobic bacteria don't smell badly when doing...

+1 Aerobic bacteria don't smell badly when doing their thing, it's usually the anaerobic.

If you stir it more often to increase o2, you'll give the aerobic bacteria a leg up on the anaerobic...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-29-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By whoneedsabeer
What do you need to be simplified? The wiring or...

What do you need to be simplified? The wiring or the tubes? Neither one of these are terribly complicated. The wiring is simply an old cell phone charger (12vdc) and a computer fan (12vdc). Make sure...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-29-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By whoneedsabeer
I put mine outside, there's more room now for me...

I put mine outside, there's more room now for me to manipulate kegs, lines, fans, etc when changing kegs or mopping out the inside. I plan on eventually putting the co2 tank in the basement, and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-27-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Should be ok... ...

Should be ok...

http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2008/09/23/ancient-yeast-beer.html
Forum: DIY Projects 09-21-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Where can you find un-warped wood? Not at a big...

Where can you find un-warped wood? Not at a big box store, that's for sure. Lumber yards are usually better.

I think I've read on here somewhere that 1" of wood has an r-value of 1. So it's not...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-16-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By whoneedsabeer
You shouldn't have any problems when adding...

You shouldn't have any problems when adding priming sugar. Some people leave their beer in primary for a month or longer at room temp, and get great results. Yeast are pretty tough little bugs, there...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-10-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 888
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Did you sparge at all? How many, and what where...

Did you sparge at all? How many, and what where the temps there? Did you have to add any top off water? How about your mash tun design? How about the crush, do you think it was adequate? There's a...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-07-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By whoneedsabeer
I think I've read that you need the silicone...

I think I've read that you need the silicone o-rings found in the more spendy quick disconnects, or they might fail due to the hot temps during wort/mash transfer.

I've got mine through...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-13-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Try a burner trivet for the electric range. It's...

Try a burner trivet for the electric range. It's basically a wire device that elevates the glass a couple of mm off of the burner itself.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-12-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By whoneedsabeer
I got into this hobby back in Dec, and felt the...

I got into this hobby back in Dec, and felt the same way you do about making my "own" beer recipes. But after reading similar advice here already given regarding the flavors of the ingredients, and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-04-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By whoneedsabeer
I recently made this recipe. ...

I recently made this recipe.
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f70/summer-citrus-wheat-67952/

It came out really good. I did 10 gallons, and used WLP-001 in one carboy, and Notty in the other. Both...
Forum: Maryland HomeBrew Forum 07-01-2010, 02:05 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,116
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Sounds like I might have a second career as a...

Sounds like I might have a second career as a bank robber...

Who's in??
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-30-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 926
Posted By whoneedsabeer
Hey Josh - Welcome to the obsession. You'll...

Hey Josh - Welcome to the obsession.

You'll most likely get different answers to both questions. Some people strain their hops using various methods, some people say it's more for the yeast to...
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