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Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 11-22-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,810
Posted By scoates
It is actually a 60 minute mash (followed by a...

It is actually a 60 minute mash (followed by a lactic fermentation, short boil, normal fermentation). Explanation is here: http://seancoates.com/blogs/berliner-weisse

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Forum: DIY Projects 07-15-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,978
Posted By scoates
http://www.phpdoc.info/brew/boilcalc.html might...

http://www.phpdoc.info/brew/boilcalc.html might help you.
I have 2x3000W elements in my kettle. I use all 6000W (actually less because the elements are rated @ 240V, but I actually get ~220V) to...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-12-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,177
Posted By scoates
FWIW, I was measuring the temperature of the...

FWIW, I was measuring the temperature of the chill water in my tests, not the temperature inside the cooler. Yeah, I do think insulation would have helped, but I'm sure that the main problem was...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-10-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,177
Posted By scoates
Remember: 40A @ 12V is only 4A @ 120V. (480...

Remember: 40A @ 12V is only 4A @ 120V. (480 watts)

I tried to build a Peltier swamp bucket with some peltiers given to me by another guy in the club (from an old office water cooler), but they...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-02-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By scoates
Brewmongous day today. 2x10gal batches, split 4...

Brewmongous day today. 2x10gal batches, split 4 ways.

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Forum: General Chit Chat 06-30-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,507
Posted By scoates
Nice job, olllllo. The real trick, though,...

Nice job, olllllo.

The real trick, though, is to link it somewhere. As in this beer is brewmongous (http://www.ommegang.com/index.php?mcat=1&scat=4).

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Forum: DIY Projects 05-08-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By scoates
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://www.maxim-ic.com/quick_view2.cfm/qv_pk/2738/t/al

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Forum: DIY Projects 05-08-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,014
Posted By scoates
No, it switches both legs. I guess I meant DPST. ...

No, it switches both legs. I guess I meant DPST.

Edit: and I plug it in every time I use it (it's not permanent); it plugs into my dryer outlet.

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Forum: DIY Projects 05-08-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By scoates
Request samples; it takes a while, but they're...

Request samples; it takes a while, but they're free

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Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,014
Posted By scoates
I have a big SPDT knife switch for that (-: S

I have a big SPDT knife switch for that (-:

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Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By scoates
Well, that was just a visual representation. The...

Well, that was just a visual representation. The LM35, measured directly is noisy. It's analog, so <shrug/> close enough for most applications, though.

Anyway, yes, the sine wave is due to...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By scoates
My LM35s are very noisy. I'd expect the...

My LM35s are very noisy.

I'd expect the green line to be much smoother (though the cable to the fermenter is not shielded, and it's ~4m long):
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Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By scoates
They use I2C (or TWI/Two-Wire). I'm still...

They use I2C (or TWI/Two-Wire).

I'm still building mine, but the first one, I've embedded in a capped 1/2" copper pipe and filled the wire side with epoxy. The copper is a good thermal conductor,...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By scoates
I get 0.03C accuracy out of my Maxim DS1624s on...

I get 0.03C accuracy out of my Maxim DS1624s on my Arduino.

I'm moving all of my sensors (from thermistors, then LM35s) to DS1624. They're $8 each, but the samples were free (-:

(they are,...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,014
Posted By scoates
My SSRs are all Normally Open (N.O.), +5v closes...

My SSRs are all Normally Open (N.O.), +5v closes the high side.

<shrug/> Up to you. Can't hurt (except the wallet) to have 2, I guess.

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Forum: DIY Projects 05-07-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,014
Posted By scoates
Why two SSRs? One should be sufficient (break one...

Why two SSRs? One should be sufficient (break one leg).

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Forum: DIY Projects 05-01-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,169
Posted By scoates
The only places I've heard of them being around...

The only places I've heard of them being around here (Montreal) are at restaurant/outdoor supply shops.

I bought a 60L Igloo and switched to batch/continuous sparging. Screw paying $120 for a MLT...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-01-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By scoates
Yuri: Congrats (Make Blog)

Hey Yuri, congrats on making the Make: Blog.

http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2008/04/arduino_beer_brewing.html?CMP=OTC-0D6B48984890

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Forum: DIY Projects 04-30-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By scoates
This heat/boil time calculator might help, too: ...

This heat/boil time calculator might help, too:
http://www.phpdoc.info/brew/boilcalc.html

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Forum: DIY Projects 04-16-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,859
Posted By scoates
To be clear: don't run an element rated for 120v...

To be clear: don't run an element rated for 120v at 240v.

See http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Bill_Bowden/ohmslaw.htm for simple Ohm's law calculations.

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Forum: DIY Projects 04-08-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 81,520
Posted By scoates
I'm planning on doing mine with only 1 element...

I'm planning on doing mine with only 1 element (the black/red (off/on) thing at the bottom of the kettle in my diagram).

Though mine will be HERMS, not RIMS.

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Forum: DIY Projects 04-08-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 81,520
Posted By scoates
Here's a pretty picture I made a while back that...

Here's a pretty picture I made a while back that is helping me figure out how I'll build my 2-vessel system:

http://caedmon.net/2-vessel_brewing.png

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Forum: DIY Projects 03-31-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 22,861
Posted By scoates
Well, I'm all electric so the cane stays below...

Well, I'm all electric so the cane stays below 100C... No direct flame, and since the cane is outside of the vessel, it's actually a few degrees below the internal wort (convection... ).

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Forum: DIY Projects 03-31-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 22,861
Posted By scoates
No problems at all... yet (-: Nor has it...

No problems at all... yet (-:

Nor has it clouded (4 batches, so far), and it doesn't get clogged with hops.

Either I've been lucky, or it just works.. <shrug/>

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Forum: DIY Projects 03-31-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 22,861
Posted By scoates
My sight-tube is very ghetto. 1/2" threaded...

My sight-tube is very ghetto.

1/2" threaded fitting -> 1/2" elbow-3/8" compresion -> compressed to racking tube -> fastened to an old racking cane

Works fine for me, and total cost: $2ish +...
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