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Forum: DIY Projects Yesterday, 10:50 PM
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Posted By glacious
Nice! Those 3-pin? Where from?

Nice! Those 3-pin? Where from?
Forum: DIY Projects Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,411
Posted By glacious
It works well. You'll see the white flex tubing...

It works well. You'll see the white flex tubing coming out of the top in one picture, that goes up to the top of the kegerator and circulates air from the bottom, creates a small air current.
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Forum: DIY Projects Yesterday, 03:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,411
Posted By glacious
Inside of the box. Liberal with the JBWeld...

Inside of the box. Liberal with the JBWeld (great stuff). The circuit board under the wires hosted the connection points, fan terminals, and resistors for the flow meters and temp sensors...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2014, 03:17 PM
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Posted By glacious
ProTip: Most chest freezers and mini-fridge...

ProTip: Most chest freezers and mini-fridge kegerators have a drain port you can push a wire through. I used a piece of Cat5 cable to get 8 low-voltage conductors into mine. No new holes, nice and...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 86
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Posted By glacious
Vin(+5v), GND, and the 6 easiest pins for Digital...

Vin(+5v), GND, and the 6 easiest pins for Digital (8-13) highlighted here (yes you can also use 2-7 below them for Digital):

All flow meters goto GND, and VIN, the data wire for each meter goes to...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2014, 02:48 AM
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Posted By glacious
I figured I'd ask as I'm drawing up the...

I figured I'd ask as I'm drawing up the schematics for the kegerator now to replace Kegbot with RasPints...

Are there any plans for RasPints to support temp sensors off the Raspi or Alamode? ...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 86
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Posted By glacious
Yes the Alamode kit should come with a few...

Yes the Alamode kit should come with a few headers to solder and a small ~1cm square rubber pad. I mounted my pad on top of the Pi's USB ports and the Alamode plugs in snuggly this way (instead of...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 06-06-2014, 02:51 PM
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Views: 13,650
Posted By glacious
Just about to order a "backup" should I ever need...

Just about to order a "backup" should I ever need it, but I have put these through many batches now without issue. I don't necessarily treat them very well during the brew process, and they're still...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-01-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,462
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Posted By glacious
I've got this running off an old netbook running...

I've got this running off an old netbook running Ubuntu in the closet, then used an HP Touchpad running Android to load up the web page at the kegerator. I installed Dolphin browser on the tablet...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-24-2014, 12:02 AM
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Posted By glacious
that's perfect, thank you for the detailed...

that's perfect, thank you for the detailed response.

Cheers! :mug:
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-14-2014, 06:39 PM
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Posted By glacious
Nylon/Muslin bag over keg dip-tube - filtering

I brew a lot of hoppy IPA's and never filter. I use Irish Moss / Whirfloc in every brew, and cold crash @ 38F for 3-5 days before kegging and it's really gotten my beer much clearer.

The issue I...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-21-2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By glacious
Very cool looking... and even more importantly: ...

Very cool looking... and even more importantly: Perfect use-case for the "On Deck" feature!

Maybe have 3 different settings per beverage (displayed in this order)

- Current Beverages per tap...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-13-2014, 03:21 AM
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Posted By glacious
I can't believe that. It's a donation that...

I can't believe that. It's a donation that people choose to give to you. How can you not allow donations for a "free" homebrewed tap system on a homebrew forum. You're not begging, you're not even...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-24-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,942
Posted By glacious
First off - awesome build, it looks great...

First off - awesome build, it looks great built-in and I love the industrial theme.

I typically have 3 'beverages' on tap, anywhere from porters, ales, lagers, root beer etc, usually one needs a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-20-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,830
Posted By glacious
I've seen the threaded CL version and people...

I've seen the threaded CL version and people stretching silicone tubing over it with success (or even filing down the threads and doing this). BrewHardware has a pretty nice fix for this:...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-19-2013, 04:10 AM
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Views: 1,830
Posted By glacious
Thanks for all the quick replies. For those...

Thanks for all the quick replies.

For those that are using camlocks, have you been able to disconnect/connect one handed? I imagine it's possible, but quite tricky moving both levers at once. ...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-18-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,830
Posted By glacious
Camlock vs. Quick Disconnects?

I understand CL's can also be considered QD's, but the more typical QD's I think of are:

http://i.imgur.com/0S60wSI.jpg

And it's camlock equivalent...


http://i.imgur.com/zJWNcK5.jpg
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-13-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 73,765
Posted By glacious
excellent, thank you again for the response!

excellent, thank you again for the response!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-06-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 73,765
Posted By glacious
Can you post the recipe/process details you used...

Can you post the recipe/process details you used on the latest batch here? Looking to give this a go soon and looking at the differences in each person's attempt.

I'm currently looking to do an...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-26-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By glacious
Very interesting, thank you for the idea! I'm...

Very interesting, thank you for the idea! I'm getting a chest freezer soon to use as a fermentation chamber, could work perfectly for this.

Plate chiller and pump seems to be the fastest for the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-24-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By glacious
When I mentioned whirlpool above, it was for the...

When I mentioned whirlpool above, it was for the sole purpose of moving wort past the coils, not necessarily for moving/removing the trub. This I usually get rid of right after fermentation...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-23-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,427
Posted By glacious
Immersion Chiller - best practices?

I've been using a 25' 3/8" copper immersion chiller for a couple years now with varying results and was looking to get any feedback/input from people who have had great success with them. 5-gal...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-20-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 71,033
Posted By glacious
That Rub n' Buff stuff doesn't look like it drys...

That Rub n' Buff stuff doesn't look like it drys or hardens, or more of a wax or buffing compound. Does it rub off if you touch it or leave any residue? A lot of reviews state to use a water-based...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-15-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,647
Posted By glacious
Has anyone used this chest freezer as both a...

Has anyone used this chest freezer as both a warm/cool fermentation chamber?

If you have, can you post the details or recommendations to provide gentle heat inside this freezer to keep the chamber...
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-25-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By glacious
Converting partial boil to full boil

I've been using Northern Brewer kits for most of my batches so far, and I've been doing full boils on their kits that have instructions for partial boil.

I contacted NB and they said it's fairly...
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