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Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-30-2012, 12:59 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
What the heck. Count me in for a chance.

What the heck. Count me in for a chance.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-15-2012, 09:53 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
Just to update. I have now brewed 5 batches...

Just to update.

I have now brewed 5 batches on this rig.
The heating element was kicking my butt. I ended up trying a 110V element in the RIMS tube. That didn't do any better. I put a 220V...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-03-2012, 04:49 AM
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Posted By kdomrose
I tried just plan water and it heated just fine....

I tried just plan water and it heated just fine. I tested it before I brewed. I also checked it after I brewed while I was washing hot water and then StarSan thru the rig. It will heat plain water. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-02-2012, 08:27 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
First batch is done! I popped the cherry on...

First batch is done!

I popped the cherry on the new brewrig today. Made a Pale Bock.

I had a few issues, but nothing I can't tweak.

For some reason the RIMS heater would hold a temp in the...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-31-2011, 04:48 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
I rolled my own on the rims tube. I looked at a...

I rolled my own on the rims tube. I looked at a friends and read the RIMS for dummies thread http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/rims-dummies-114997/

It is 1.25 inch copper pipe, some tee fittings and...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-31-2011, 01:59 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
Here is a pic that shows the RIMS tube better. If...

Here is a pic that shows the RIMS tube better. If that is not close enough I can take another one and post it later today.

There may be a drawback or two with it hard plumbed. I have the valves...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-31-2011, 01:54 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
My plan it to run PBW thru and thru the system...

My plan it to run PBW thru and thru the system followed by StarSan
Forum: DIY Projects 12-31-2011, 01:52 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
Actually it is one of those rubber coated kegs. I...

Actually it is one of those rubber coated kegs. I got it for free so I went with it.
I am hoping that it will act as insulation to help hold the temp in the MT.

I like the copper tubing also!...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-31-2011, 02:32 AM
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Posted By kdomrose
Major construction COMPLETE on RIMS system.

WOOT!!

I finally finished the major construction on my RIMS system tonight.:ban:

Tomorrow I will hunt down and fix any leaks.

Left to build is the Sparge manifold and some dip tubes in the...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-28-2011, 05:35 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
Update on brewrig

Ok..OK.. I know I haven't updated anything here in a while. I have been working on the rig.

Here are some pictures of where things are at.

I have the electrical controls all completed and...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2011, 12:39 AM
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Posted By kdomrose
Well, I have finished the main framework. I...

Well,

I have finished the main framework. I have scrounged up 3 kegs.
I used a grinder and cut out all 3 tops.

I have drilled the holes and mounted a thermometer and 2 weldless ports in the...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-19-2011, 12:28 AM
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Posted By kdomrose
UPDATE... Got to go and work on the rig...

UPDATE...

Got to go and work on the rig again this week. I uploaded some more pics to my blog.

<--------The blog link is to the right. :D


Karl
Forum: DIY Projects 09-10-2011, 01:03 PM
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Posted By kdomrose
Well I haven't been able to do any work on the...

Well I haven't been able to do any work on the rig this week. Work schedule was busy, busy, busy.

I did pickup a smaller burner to mount under the mash tun, just in case I need to do a step...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-04-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By kdomrose
Beginning to build a RIMS system

I have finally started building a RIMS system.

There is now a blog with pictures started if anyone cares to follow the build progress. I will be doing updates in this thread and on the blog.
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