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Forum: DIY Projects 01-17-2014, 06:53 PM
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Posted By hot_carl
Conditioning in the cubetainers might work...

Conditioning in the cubetainers might work well...however, carbing and conditioning in a keg at low levels might get a REALLY creamy head going for stouts and such (thinking guiness clone sans nitro...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-17-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,587
Posted By hot_carl
Thats pretty damn cool, Are those just the...

Thats pretty damn cool, Are those just the collapsible water jugs filled from already carbonated kegs? What is it that you are using for the aerator piece where it pours into the glass?
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 01-06-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By hot_carl
Count me in...that looks all shiny and beautiful.

Count me in...that looks all shiny and beautiful.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 11-21-2013, 02:15 PM
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Views: 94,024
Posted By hot_carl
Daddy needs a conical fermenter...count me in!

Daddy needs a conical fermenter...count me in!
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 10-20-2013, 11:30 PM
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Views: 75,351
Posted By hot_carl
Count me in! Purdy lookin gear.

Count me in! Purdy lookin gear.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-26-2013, 01:22 PM
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Views: 63,790
Posted By hot_carl
I'm in...needs me a new FB for a mash tun...

I'm in...needs me a new FB for a mash tun proyecto!
Forum: For Sale 05-10-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By hot_carl
12" 30 plate chiller for Chillzilla trade

Looking to trade an almost new (used twice so far) 3"x12" 30 plate chiller for a chillzilla or similar convoluted counterflow chiller. This thing is super efficient, but as I whirlpool with the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-12-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By hot_carl
Ideally, you would solder it to the threaded lug...

Ideally, you would solder it to the threaded lug that is welded to the kettle for the best grount, but since the tri clamps and all the pieces are conductive, even soldering or screwing to the back...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-12-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,613
Posted By hot_carl
I guess the only thing to worry about if...

I guess the only thing to worry about if something 'fermented' (fermentation actually stopped long ago...its just conditioning in the same vessel now to be technically correct) for a long time is...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-12-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,613
Posted By hot_carl
As long as it was kept at a proper temperature...

As long as it was kept at a proper temperature you shouldnt worry too much. I've done 8 week primary ferments with no secondary and things came out just fine. I know that theres alot of talk and...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-05-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By hot_carl
Correct, the temp controller only allows the...

Correct, the temp controller only allows the motor to cycle on for long enough to keep it at the set temp...some also use a temp control that will provide power to a heater as well. For a heat...
Forum: Brew Science 03-01-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,026
Posted By hot_carl
This has the be the best/most nerdy explanation I...

This has the be the best/most nerdy explanation I could have hoped for then the lead 'pellets' were asked about. This makes my day. Now...time to leave work a bit early and go have a pint.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-01-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By hot_carl
No, the Camco ripple elements are a proprietary...

No, the Camco ripple elements are a proprietary nickel-something plating that has a black/gray color. Lowes has stainless elements in their water heater section...no ripple ULWD ones, but regular...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-11-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By hot_carl
If direct mounting to the kettle isnt to your...

If direct mounting to the kettle isnt to your liking, look in the electrical/plumbing area of the hardware store for some pipe straps that fit the pump around the motor housing. They would be the...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-11-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By hot_carl
Those pumps look small enough to mount directly...

Those pumps look small enough to mount directly to the bulkhead of your kettle. I've thrown arou d the idea of mounting one directly to the bottom drain and putting the ball valve after it on my HLT.
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-09-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By hot_carl
The fact that they are completely sealed is...

The fact that they are completely sealed is nice...no neeed for a splash shield. They do indeed look like the gtreatbreweh pumps but without the stainless npt threads...the control board is likely...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-07-2013, 09:39 PM
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Views: 169,372
Posted By hot_carl
Count me in...zee brewery can always use some...

Count me in...zee brewery can always use some shiny new bits!
Forum: DIY Projects 02-07-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By hot_carl
Although it doesnt mention it, it may be...

Although it doesnt mention it, it may be magnetically coupled...One of the reviewers emntioned using a ball valve for flow control. If it was directly coupled, it probably would have burned up...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-06-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By hot_carl
You SHOULD use a heatsink of some sort on the...

You SHOULD use a heatsink of some sort on the SSR. It may be able to operate without it, as you will only be pulling about 12.5A(50% rated capacity)but its lifespan will be diminished if running at...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-06-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,899
Posted By hot_carl
Thats looks like a good idea, and I think you're...

Thats looks like a good idea, and I think you're right about it being easier to make it for less. Here is the Yakima setup for a 2" reviever:...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-05-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,899
Posted By hot_carl
If it is properly welded, yes...you could...

If it is properly welded, yes...you could probably drive a bus over 12ga 2" stainless. If it is just the stand and burner, it'll be no problem at all. I would however put the hitch point lower by...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-04-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,258
Posted By hot_carl
BadNews, I will have to use 120 to power my pumps...

BadNews, I will have to use 120 to power my pumps in either voltage inpout scenario as I have chugger pumps and as far as I know they only operate on 120V. Everything else can be set up to operate...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-03-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By hot_carl
Motor oil might provide good librication for the...

Motor oil might provide good librication for the bit, but i prefer not to use anything with detergents and chemicals i dont want to ingest. (No matter how clean i think i got it later). I used...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-01-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By hot_carl
I just made a eHERMS keggle using weldless...

I just made a eHERMS keggle using weldless fittings for my brewery...there are a few places with how to's but none of them were exactly what I wanted. I'll post some pics when I get home, but I...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-01-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By hot_carl
I would just buy the corona mill...check the...

I would just buy the corona mill...check the local thrift stores as these things end up there sometimes for just a few $$. Trying to fabricate/troubleshoot something for an aluminum juicer seems a...
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