The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 71
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: armymedic942
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-13-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By armymedic942
No starter, pitched 200Bn. OG 1.040. Had small...

No starter, pitched 200Bn. OG 1.040. Had small krausen for first 12 hours then nothing. After 4 days I racked off the cake and re pitched with another 200. Batch size of 8gal
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-13-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By armymedic942
California Common

Brewed a California common (steam beer) last weekend. I pitched with wyeast California lager (2112 I think) and have it at 58F. Still no sign of activity. Is it too cold?
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 11-21-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 91,855
Posted By armymedic942
count me in!

count me in!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-29-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By armymedic942
Cranberry Stout

I want to brew an all-grain chocolate-cranberry stout as a Christmas beer. I have brewed with fruit once before (raspberry wheat ale) by adding fresh frozen into the secondary with great results. ...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-15-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By armymedic942
ISO AG Raspberry Wheat Ale

Looking for an all grain raspberry wheat ale recipe... anyone have one?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-03-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By armymedic942
I do have about 1 inch of foam now. definitely...

I do have about 1 inch of foam now. definitely some activity, just not as much as I was hoping. It is a 10 gallon batch, and i pitched 2 activator packs in 2 primaries. I have since lowered my...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-02-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By armymedic942
First Lager

I brewed my first all-grain Lager last night. ( I usually make ales) I had my fermentation chamber ready for a temp of 50f, buy come pitching time, I noticed that the wyeast( american lager 2035)...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-30-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
Like n240sxguy said, you are making things too...

Like n240sxguy said, you are making things too complicated for yourself. wire your STC to a standard outlet and plug the AC into that. Then just move the temp sensor bulb on your AC outside of your...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-29-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
I hope I'm not trolling your thread....you helped...

I hope I'm not trolling your thread....you helped me out, so I am just paying it forward!
Forum: DIY Projects 08-29-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
If you are talking about main power, it depends...

If you are talking about main power, it depends on the amperage you are drawing. For an AC unit I wouldn't go any lower than 14
Forum: DIY Projects 08-29-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
Depends on what type of controller you are using....

Depends on what type of controller you are using. Most AC units require a 3 min rest before a restart, so if your controller has the option (like mine) program a 5 min relay lag to prevent damage to...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-28-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
50 and 50

50 and 50
Forum: DIY Projects 08-28-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
Single temp probe with 2 relays. I have a small...

Single temp probe with 2 relays. I have a small space heater that I will be using in the winter, since this is in my garage. I will keep an eye on it. I checked this morning and the temp is holding...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-28-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
That 3rd picture is the window. I haven't put the...

That 3rd picture is the window. I haven't put the outer cladding on yet. There is no fridge. The first version was built around a bar fridge and I used the door on the side of the chamber. The fridge...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-28-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
This is what I did. Now I wait with fingers...

This is what I did. Now I wait with fingers crossed



144779

Here is a view of the chamber itself


144780
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-28-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By armymedic942
I believe you are talking about this: ...

I believe you are talking about this:
http://www.storeitcold.com/index.html
I'm not ready to drop another 300 bones on my ferm chamber just yet.
I have been getting a lot of help from n240sxguy in...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-28-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
I don't have a lot of copper to play with but I...

I don't have a lot of copper to play with but I will give it a shot

144735
Forum: DIY Projects 08-27-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
I moved the AC temp sensor right outside of the...

I moved the AC temp sensor right outside of the plastic casing. I have the unit set on "Hi Cool". The fan runs non stop, and it seems like the compressor kicks in once or twice per hour and runs for...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-27-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
So I have the AC unit working...it is cycling...

So I have the AC unit working...it is cycling fine with no sign of freeze up, however i still can't get the temp below 55 F. i read about this in another thread...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-24-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
I tried moving the temp probe, but now my fan...

I tried moving the temp probe, but now my fan wont kick in.....im about ready to abandon the air conditioner altogether. I have a small deep freezer that I am thinking about stipping the coils and...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-24-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
Thanks....I will let you know how it turns out ...

Thanks....I will let you know how it turns out
As long as I can get down to 45, I can make Lagers :)
Forum: DIY Projects 08-23-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,235
Posted By armymedic942
I was having a lot of trouble getting my ferm...

I was having a lot of trouble getting my ferm chamber that I built around a bar fridge to cool below 70...so I was inspired by by your build and bought and air conditioner. I have a dual stage...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-22-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By armymedic942
Ferm Chamber

Does anybody know how to bypass the thermostat on a window air conditioner? I use one for the cooling in my fermentation chamber. It is connected to a dual stage controller, but the thermostat on the...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-30-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 92,163
Posted By armymedic942
im in

im in
Forum: DIY Projects 07-24-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By armymedic942
Ferm Chamber

I built a ferm chamber based around a bar fridge. I built an insulated box around it with the door removed. The inside is lined with reflective foam insulation, all joints are sealed then the whole...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 71

 
Forum Jump