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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-22-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By whitescout
Quote: I would guess from the size of your brew...

Quote:
I would guess from the size of your brew pub, you would probably need to change out the carbon, ( around $80) every 7 or 8 years
unfortunately carbon doesnt last indefinately even if you...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-21-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By whitescout
Are there carbon blocks that big that would not...

Are there carbon blocks that big that would not have to be changed out daily?


There are really two different ways to remove chlorine.

One way would be to use a carbon filter tank. It would...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-21-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By whitescout
I would like to post my .02 about some of the...

I would like to post my .02 about some of the comments on water.

RO water is simply reverse osmosis water. As with anything else, there are different qualities of RO water. The quality of RO water...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-09-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,965
Posted By whitescout
You need the DC to be able to use the machine as...

You need the DC to be able to use the machine as a scratch start tig. If you were able to find a good deal on an AC/DC model, you would still have to buy a regulator/flow meter, and a tig torch with...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-04-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,965
Posted By whitescout
If it is an ac/dc stick welder, you can add a tig...

If it is an ac/dc stick welder, you can add a tig torch, and "scratch" start tig.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-29-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By whitescout
I have found that a good quality (lennox) hole...

I have found that a good quality (lennox) hole saw works better than the greenlee punch, or a step bit. I recently cut 8 or so 1/2" holes with a lennox, and it looked like it was never used except...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-26-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,494
Posted By whitescout
Stainless instrumentation is what i used. The...

Stainless instrumentation is what i used. The tubing is pretty cheap, it is the compression fittings that are expensive. My friend at work, made one just like mine, and did a "test run" this past...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-25-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,494
Posted By whitescout
I used 1/2" stainless steel. I got it for free...

I used 1/2" stainless steel. I got it for free from work. We made a "drum" with a hole in it that could be attached to a threading machine. The threading machine would turn at a constant slow speed,...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-22-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By whitescout
Can you just bend the tube a little bit more, so...

Can you just bend the tube a little bit more, so it will hit the hole?

can you put the tube through the hole first, and then thread it in the coupling?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-22-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,514
Posted By whitescout
Home Depot carries double pole GFCI breakers for...

Home Depot carries double pole GFCI breakers for the homeline/square D boxes. The spa panel that you are looking at, is actually a 100 or 125 amp( I don't recall which) subpanel. It comes with 1 50...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-20-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 50,022
Posted By whitescout
I did a quick search, and it appears as though it...

I did a quick search, and it appears as though it has a 120 volt coil. No problems if the contactor is not too big to fit in your box. You can just use two of the three legs.
Forum: DIY Projects 01-19-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,942
Posted By whitescout
Depending on the spa box from home depot.... If...

Depending on the spa box from home depot.... If it is the GE box labeled as Midwest, you have several options. The box is basically a 100 amp subpanel. It comes with 1 50 or 60 amp GFCI breaker...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-19-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,458
Posted By whitescout
No offense intended, but did you tack @ 3,6,9,and...

No offense intended, but did you tack @ 3,6,9,and 12? If you do this, your couplings will end up a lot more square.:rockin::rockin:
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-19-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By whitescout
I believe the spa panel that he bought, is the...

I believe the spa panel that he bought, is the same one that i bought. I had the same issue with not being able to find a GFCI breaker for my panel (pushmatic). You should be able to feed the panel...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-17-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,693
Posted By whitescout
Have you read this? ...

Have you read this?

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/bling-bling-electric-herms-conversion-93217/index6.html
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-12-2010, 11:16 PM
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Posted By whitescout
I bought a couple of these instead... ...

I bought a couple of these instead...

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1vZ1xjl/R-100686230/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-05-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,868
Posted By whitescout
I am by no means an expert, ( I am putting my...

I am by no means an expert, ( I am putting my first electric together now),but I really don't think you need switches to cut all power in. Just like you said, it is just like unplugging the wires...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-05-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,868
Posted By whitescout
I would put your dp switches on the other side of...

I would put your dp switches on the other side of the terminal. i would have them control power to the element/ssr. The way it is drawn now, if you turn the switch off, you lose power to the pid, and...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-05-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,431
Posted By whitescout
Instead of multiple gfci breakers, you could...

Instead of multiple gfci breakers, you could always buy a spa box that includes a 50 or 60 amp gfci breaker, to feed another box for the smaller circuits. I am adding a 100 amp sub panel, and using...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-28-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,915
Posted By whitescout
If you have access to a big pipe threading...

If you have access to a big pipe threading machine, you can use this to bend your tube. You will have to make a tool to insert where the tube normally goes, and wrap the stainless around that. The...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-24-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,873
Posted By whitescout
I have read countless posts on the best way to...

I have read countless posts on the best way to control electric elements. I looked into PWMs, and infinite control switches, etc... I believe that the most simple, cost effective way to control an...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-12-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By whitescout
how about using a cheaper rotary switch and...

how about using a cheaper rotary switch and relays?
Forum: DIY Projects 12-08-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,684
Posted By whitescout
I am glad to see people talking about safety,...

I am glad to see people talking about safety, concerning the correct size wire for the cord. Something that caught my attention, was that you want to use this cord wherever you have 240 volts. I am...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-10-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,003
Posted By whitescout
You could do a search for the individual filters,...

You could do a search for the individual filters, and i am sure you could find them online. Just make sure the filters meet the requirements. In the first kit listed, they list 2 different media...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-08-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,463
Posted By whitescout
I use the one I made. I took a section of 1"...

I use the one I made. I took a section of 1" stainless steel tubing, and welded on a piece of stainless flat plate, and drilled a couple of holes..... It cost me $0.00 :rockin:
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