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Forum: Electric Brewing 04-13-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By processhead
You can improve your soldering success with a...

You can improve your soldering success with a process called "tinning".

All tinning means is to separately heat the mating surfaces of the individual parts , and coat them with a layer of solder. ...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-10-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By processhead
A step bit and slow drill speed works well on...

A step bit and slow drill speed works well on thin material.
Another good option would be to use a reamer.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-07-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By processhead
I look at minor scratches on stainless as the...

I look at minor scratches on stainless as the price you pay for getting the grunge off without using an excessive amount of time or effort.

SS kettles are tools, not jewelry.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-07-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By processhead
At one time, electrical panels were sometimes...

At one time, electrical panels were sometimes grounded to the cold water piping. This was back when houses were plumbed with copper or galvanized steel piping.

Modern day electrical codes all call...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-07-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By processhead
This does not seem to be a problem when the...

This does not seem to be a problem when the element is located in a reasonably large volume of wort, like a boil kettle.
In a kettle, a large amount of the heat generated by the element is released...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-07-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By processhead
The pump you have may seem large, but remember...

The pump you have may seem large, but remember that most pumps can have a throttling valve added at the discharge line.

This can give quite a lot of control over the flow rate of a large pump.
...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-24-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,918
Posted By processhead
Risk is a constant in life. Risk can be high...

Risk is a constant in life.

Risk can be high or low, but it is never zero.

Think about the risk of what your doing when you brew, and then compare it to all the other schit you do in your life....
Forum: Group Buys 03-13-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,773
Posted By processhead
Tre, Thanks again for putting the buy together.

Tre,
Thanks again for putting the buy together.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-13-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By processhead
No need in majority of control applications.

No need in majority of control applications.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By processhead
"Here are my questions: 1. Why not use a...

"Here are my questions:
1. Why not use a high-current rated switch to replace the contactor?
2. Why don't people use contactors on the pump SSRs?
3. Why don't SSRs exist that do not have current...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-10-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By processhead
Dryer cords will work safely for e-brewing gear. ...

Dryer cords will work safely for e-brewing gear.
What you sacrifice with dryer cord is the flexibility of SOW cord.

How/where you mount the receptacle and your cord can go a long way to minimize...
Forum: Group Buys 03-07-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,773
Posted By processhead
Just pickup your half and leave mine there. I'll...

Just pickup your half and leave mine there. I'll arrange to get mine picked up.

Anyone else who would like their grain brought to Gretna, PM me or you can text me at four oh too 690 five eight one...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-06-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By processhead
I can confirm that a system that has water-tight...

I can confirm that a system that has water-tight plumbing and fittings is definitely not necessarily air tight.

My RIMS was pulling air in through what were water-tight threaded fittings and hose...
Forum: Group Buys 03-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,773
Posted By processhead
Monday afternoon would be the earliest I would be...

Monday afternoon would be the earliest I would be able to get to Lincoln for a pickup since I be out of town most of the weekend.

If Monday or later works for Tre and the Omaha buyers, I would...
Forum: Group Buys 03-05-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,773
Posted By processhead
Tre, Do you know how many sacks need to get to...

Tre,
Do you know how many sacks need to get to Omaha?

I have a trailer, and would offer to get the load to Gretna. However, that might not be an ideal pickup point for some of the Omaha folks.
Forum: Group Buys 03-04-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,773
Posted By processhead
My dark Munich malt exchange offer would also...

My dark Munich malt exchange offer would also apply to 1 for 1 amounts of Maris Otter or Best Malz pilsner malt.
Forum: Group Buys 03-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,773
Posted By processhead
Anyone who is getting the substituted Dark Munich...

Anyone who is getting the substituted Dark Munich malt, and would like to trade for some Best Malz Light Munich malt, please let me know.

My order includes a half bag of Light Munich, but I would...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-02-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 820
Posted By processhead
Can someone please explain the difference in...

Can someone please explain the difference in combustion by-products put out from a propane kitchen range and a propane burner like a Dark Star?

The propane range in my home is not vented.

I...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-27-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By processhead
The high temperature cutout is the white device...

The high temperature cutout is the white device with two metal attachment ears, two wires connected to it, located at about 1 o'clock and 1 inch from center in your picture.

It might be opening...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By processhead
I used this same contactor in my panel and it...

I used this same contactor in my panel and it works fine regardless which end is connected to line or load.
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By processhead
My version of the bottom-fed element in a keggle....

My version of the bottom-fed element in a keggle.
One aspect I liked about this approach is the easy installation of the element and enclosure. The element has its own captive O-ring gaskets and...
Forum: Group Buys 02-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,773
Posted By processhead
Anyone have a status update on the buy? At what...

Anyone have a status update on the buy?
At what point would will we need to make payment?
Thanks!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-19-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,712
Posted By processhead
I was knocked unconscious once when a bomber of...

I was knocked unconscious once when a bomber of home-brew fell off a shelf and kanked me in the head.

Hurt, but I didn't get kilt.
Forum: Group Buys 02-14-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,773
Posted By processhead
Thank you, sir.

Thank you, sir.
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-12-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By processhead
Is your conical grounded? As a rule, if it has...

Is your conical grounded?
As a rule, if it has any power devices connected to it, a metal vessel should be grounded. It sounds like you have some leakage current energizing the conical despite your...
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