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Forum: Electric Brewing 05-31-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By grandequeso
Death to all false neutrals!

Death to all false neutrals!
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-31-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By grandequeso
You got it if you have no neutral load leave that...

You got it if you have no neutral load leave that terminal open on the breaker
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-29-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By grandequeso
I wouldn't complicate things. If you have screw...

I wouldn't complicate things. If you have screw terminal available use it. As long as it is rated for the awg (size) of wire you are working with you will be fine.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-28-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By grandequeso
I'm personally in favor of twist locks in all my...

I'm personally in favor of twist locks in all my equipment. I've seen tons of range and dryer plugs and recepts fail over the years. I've only seen a couple twistlocks burn up. Typically range...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-25-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,467
Posted By grandequeso
No, 500ma = .5a . you're going to need at least...

No, 500ma = .5a . you're going to need at least the motor load of 1.05a. Just to not burn up your power supply
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By grandequeso
If you have 10/3 hhng to your disconnect. hhg to...

If you have 10/3 hhng to your disconnect. hhg to your equipment.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By grandequeso
I would just keep it simple. Install a gfci...

I would just keep it simple. Install a gfci breaker in the panel on the new circuit that feeds your controller. Then run 10/2 romex to a L6-30r receptacle.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By grandequeso
If you plan on running a 50a brew panel ever I...

If you plan on running a 50a brew panel ever I strongly suggest running a minimum 60a sub feed circuit it the garage. Otherwise if you're going with the standard 30a set up you will only need 10awg...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-12-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By grandequeso
Id cross my fingers and hook up 240 volts to it,...

Id cross my fingers and hook up 240 volts to it, its likely just a typo. Much of the world runs at 200 or 220v. line to neutral.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-12-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,086
Posted By grandequeso
Sub panel is only required to have grounding...

Sub panel is only required to have grounding electrode (rod, plate, pipe... Depends on what is accepted where you live based on the soil) if it is a detached building.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-09-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,086
Posted By grandequeso
A gfci does not need a equipment ground to...

A gfci does not need a equipment ground to function. It works by sensing when current is going somewhere that it is not intended. ( leakage)
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By grandequeso
That disconnect will work fine, you will just...

That disconnect will work fine, you will just need something to splice the neutral if you have a four wire setup. a large wire nut would be adequate.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-05-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By grandequeso
"Grounded conductor, grounding conductor,...

"Grounded conductor, grounding conductor, Grounding electrode / grounding electrode conductor. Learn the difference / understand the difference between these. Will help you tons before too lost
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,572
Posted By grandequeso
The quad breaker that somebody else suggested is...

The quad breaker that somebody else suggested is probably your best bet if you plan on running a sub panel, just know that the tandem or quad breakers are engineered only to fit on the bottom five...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-28-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By grandequeso
Black and white for L1 and L2 ? Only ever use...

Black and white for L1 and L2 ? Only ever use white as a neutral conductor.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By grandequeso
Open the back of the dryer, I bet you the factory...

Open the back of the dryer, I bet you the factory bonding strap was never removed. Dryers come from the factory bonded with neutral and ground bonded for people with three wire set up. I will often ...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,521
Posted By grandequeso
On my original setup I had a probe in my boil...

On my original setup I had a probe in my boil kettle, but I eventually gave that kettle to a ebiab friend. I built my next kettle with no probe and bought a second 1/2" mip probe that I put inline...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 860
Posted By grandequeso
Look at the rating of the cord that came from the...

Look at the rating of the cord that came from the factory attached to the pump. Doubt it's larger than 16g

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Forum: Electric Brewing 02-21-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,882
Posted By grandequeso
Stout tanks sells a adapter but you'd have to...

Stout tanks sells a adapter but you'd have to make your own element enclosure. Shouldn't be too hard.

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Forum: Electric Brewing 02-20-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,452
Posted By grandequeso
What I have done is use a three quarter inch ko...

What I have done is use a three quarter inch ko punch and then a unibit to step it up to inch and a quarter. Then again yesterday I cut one for a friend with a one and a quarter inch hole saw and it...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-19-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,452
Posted By grandequeso
Did you already punch a hole for your element? ...

Did you already punch a hole for your element? You had mentioned a one inch conduit Punch. Just double check the one inch conduit isnt too large for your elements. The actual size of the element...
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-27-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,224
Posted By grandequeso
Thats a bad idea. you made a "dead man's...

Thats a bad idea. you made a "dead man's cord"
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-20-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 27,383
Posted By grandequeso
Put up a real close up photo of your cp. And a...

Put up a real close up photo of your cp. And a current diagram if you have one, shouldnt be too hard to sort out.
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-20-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 991
Posted By grandequeso
I believe its actually 230/400volts your country...

I believe its actually 230/400volts your country is on. its 230v line to neutral and 400v line to line. run all if your controls at 230v and your elements at 400v you should be good to go. the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-20-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 27,383
Posted By grandequeso
I bet if you ran the lights at 120v you would not...

I bet if you ran the lights at 120v you would not have that problem. if you're using the ones auber sells I believe they say you can run them at 120v, they'll. Just be a little bit less bright . Id...
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