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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-08-2014, 09:51 AM
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Posted By CanadianNorth
Not bad as I recall, this is the darker version...

Not bad as I recall, this is the darker version of the beer.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-21-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By CanadianNorth
Thanks to everyone for their help, the system is...

Thanks to everyone for their help, the system is up and running and working well. Made my first 10g batch in it this past saturday!!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-24-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By CanadianNorth
Thanks again, I guess my bottom line...

Thanks again,

I guess my bottom line question is: will the use of the 1/2" pex on both sides of the pump cause any long-term damage??
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-23-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By CanadianNorth
true - i am not in need of moving liquid too...

true - i am not in need of moving liquid too quickly. i have a 10 gal setup. what would be a good recirculation rate?

I have a cooler with a custom made false bottom, so I could potentially...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-22-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By CanadianNorth
Thanks, i was thinking that upgrading my...

Thanks,

i was thinking that upgrading my inlet end to 3/4 pex would be the way to go.

I have the 809HS-C, so the 3/4 pex will fit right on to it.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-22-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By CanadianNorth
March 809 Pump Question

Hi Folks,

I have an electric brewery setup. Recently, I upgraded to a basic RIMS setup, using coolers. My wort is transferred through Pex plumbing pipe.

The pump I used was a cheap ebay pump,...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-21-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By CanadianNorth
March 809HS tubing size

Hi Folks,

I have an electric brewery setup. Recently, I upgraded to a basic RIMS setup, using coolers. My wort is transferred through Pex plumbing pipe.

The pump I used was a cheap ebay pump,...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-12-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,418
Posted By CanadianNorth
I have used white salt/vinegar with my immersion...

I have used white salt/vinegar with my immersion chiller, works like a charm. If that doesn't take it off, then I don't worry about it.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-12-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,418
Posted By CanadianNorth
Hey, Thanks guys. I know that some, like...

Hey,

Thanks guys. I know that some, like Colin Kaminski, suggest you include copper in the kettle. I was just wondering if there was any dif for mashing....

I think I will go ahead and use the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-12-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,418
Posted By CanadianNorth
Dangers of using in Copper in the Mash Tun

I have an electric brew setup (control panel with 3500w liquor tank, 5500w watt kettle, all controlled through PID's)
I'm adding a recirculation setup for my mash tun; the wort will leave the mash...
Forum: General Techniques 10-10-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,000
Posted By CanadianNorth
That looks good!! I am trying the same thing. But...

That looks good!! I am trying the same thing. But where did you get your 15 minute number?? I have never canned before, but when I look at canning recipes they seem to indicate you need much more...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-06-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,031
Posted By CanadianNorth
Thanks! Would those be 220v cords or 120?

Thanks!

Would those be 220v cords or 120?
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-06-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,031
Posted By CanadianNorth
where to find 30-40amp GFCI cord

Hi folks,

i have been looking for a GFCI 30 amp (dryer) cord for several weeks now, with no luck.
I hear they used to be on Ebay, but i don't see them there either.

Anyone have one to sell,...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-27-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,608
Posted By CanadianNorth
yes, The ground from the recepticle goes to...

yes,

The ground from the recepticle goes to the ground in the breaker panel. The hots go to breaker, of course, and the white wire from the recepticle goes into the breaker as well, just above a...
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-27-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,608
Posted By CanadianNorth
thats unfortunate. i'm 99% sure it is wired right

thats unfortunate. i'm 99% sure it is wired right
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-27-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,608
Posted By CanadianNorth
GFI breakers and wiring a 220v heating element

hey folks,

So I'm in the process of designing a system similiar to Kal's (electricbrewery.com). Not going to be as 'shiny', but eh.

i have two questions:

I installed a 30 amp GFCI breaker in...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-07-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By CanadianNorth
I have heard that some pumps are rated lower...

I have heard that some pumps are rated lower because they simply ae not tested at.higher temperatures.

Is this possibly the case?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-07-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By CanadianNorth
Good point. I hadn't thought of it that way......

Good point. I hadn't thought of it that way......
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-06-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By CanadianNorth
Ok. I currently use 3/8 for my chiller, 50 feet...

Ok. I currently use 3/8 for my chiller, 50 feet with a connector. I will look at the price difference and decide.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-06-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By CanadianNorth
HERMS copper pipe size

Thinking of eventually building a herms system.

IT seems most people go for 1/2 inch copper tubing, that I have seen. Is there a benefit to this? 3/8 is a fair bit cheaper, and wouldn't it have...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-06-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By CanadianNorth
Little Giant Pump MPFV12

Hi Folks,

I know some people use Little Giant pumps, but has anyone used the MPFV12? It's a 12v 360GPH pump with stainless stell head.

I can't seem to find the specs online, but is it safe to...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-06-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,593
Posted By CanadianNorth
The electric kettle control is interestng, looks...

The electric kettle control is interestng, looks like a pwm w/relay and switch. Make sure you are using either a gfi breaker in your panel or a cord with built in gfi!
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-31-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By CanadianNorth
Thanks Walker. It seems that the 10-30 is...

Thanks Walker.

It seems that the 10-30 is the standard for brewing, correct?
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-31-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By CanadianNorth
right. I was confused because I had heard...

right.

I was confused because I had heard reference to 4 pin and 3 pin dryer cords, and I thought there might need to be a neutral (although now that I think about how 240 works, I realize my...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-31-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By CanadianNorth
wiring a 240V heater to a Kettle

Help me out here.

I am very familiar with household 120v wiring, but have not worked with 240v much.

On several pages, I see that people have three wires coming to the kettle, two hot, and...
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