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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-28-2013, 12:34 PM
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Yeah, I don't think cold crashing to stop yeast...

Yeah, I don't think cold crashing to stop yeast activity is a good idea. After regular fermentation is complete, the yeast will absorb or remove some undesirable flavors they created during...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-16-2013, 02:26 PM
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Posted By fork
If those are the options i vote fridge, be sure...

If those are the options i vote fridge, be sure to pitch more yeast if ypu want to bottle condition.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-14-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,649
Posted By fork
Yup there, are plenty of formulas. If you want...

Yup there, are plenty of formulas. If you want to do fancy math, you can make the angle if thr cone whatever you want. I wanted to do the least amount of cutti.g so i did the math so i ended uo...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-14-2013, 11:46 PM
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Posted By fork
Well if you cut the cone out as a half circle,...

Well if you cut the cone out as a half circle, then the diameter needs to be exactly double the diameter of the keg where it is cut out.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-06-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By fork
Thanks! I actually made the cone with nothing...

Thanks! I actually made the cone with nothing but an angle grinder, some clamps, and some pipes. There a threadhttp://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/new-diy-stainless-fermenter-361798-new/. A place...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-06-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By fork
There are stainless nuts welded to the outside of...

There are stainless nuts welded to the outside of the keg, then the legs, which are made of unit-strut, are just bolted on.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-06-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,962
Posted By fork
Got this thing all done, put in a fridge, and...

Got this thing all done, put in a fridge, and filled it up this weekend. 10 gallons of hefeweizen. i still need to get the 4 inch triclamp lid configured for a thermowell and blowoff tube.
...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-06-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,649
Posted By fork
Finally got to use this thing. Worked great,...

Finally got to use this thing. Worked great, efficiency was a little low, 75% but not too bad. I was surprised to see the pumo a little tough to prime when pumping from the kettle even thougb the...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-03-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By fork
The fittings feeding the pump should be 1/2. You...

The fittings feeding the pump should be 1/2. You don't want to restrict the inlet or the pump may cavitate. 3/8 on the output will work but your flow will definitely be reduced.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-02-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,979
Posted By fork
I wouldn't worry about it. If we all the malt we...

I wouldn't worry about it. If we all the malt we buy is 100% bug free, we are wrong. the fda has acceptable limits for bug parts in all types of food, you might be surprised at how high they are. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-25-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By fork
Thats pretty cool, I'd like to see some close ups...

Thats pretty cool, I'd like to see some close ups of the welds, they look good from far away.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-25-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By fork
This is also my guess, I can likely be fixed or...

This is also my guess, I can likely be fixed or greatly reduced my scrubbing it with barkeepers friend, which is an acidic slightly abrasive cleanser available at grocery or hardware stores or you...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-23-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By fork
I found this online " On older refrigerators...

I found this online
" On older refrigerators and some new refrigerators, the freezer control controls a damper that slows down or speeds up the rate that the air enters the fresh food section. So if...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-22-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By fork
Help converting a side by side fridge to a fermentation chamber and kegorator

So I got a side by side fridge model ED25UE to ferment in the fridge and serve kegs out of the freezer. It is controlled by two knobs, which I assumed were connected to two thermostats, however,...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-20-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By fork
I would raise the temp to 70 if you can. The...

I would raise the temp to 70 if you can. The yeast has already contributed its flavor from fermenting ,most of the way at a cooler temp, now raising the temp will help it finish up completely...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-20-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By fork
I got 2 inch by somewhere between 1/16 and 1/8...

I got 2 inch by somewhere between 1/16 and 1/8 all cut for about 110$ from Alto. online metals is way high. Look for a local supplier
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-10-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By fork
I take mine apart every time. After 10 or so...

I take mine apart every time. After 10 or so times, I bent the spring putting it back together. It still works fine, its just a little tricky getting the spring lined up now.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-07-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By fork
Conical Fermentor Lid Attachments

So in the top of my conical http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/new-diy-stainless-fermenter-361798/, I have a 4 inch triclamp ferrule. I could use some help figuring out how to configure one or more...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-03-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 23,526
Posted By fork
While it stinks that the sump pump puked its...

While it stinks that the sump pump puked its bearing grease out, the keg certainly isn't ruined. anything can be cleaned off the surface of metal with the right soap or solvent. Follow up the...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-02-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,857
Posted By fork
Looks awesome, also looks a little like mine Haha

Looks awesome, also looks a little like mine Haha
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-01-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By fork
Vinegar should work

Vinegar should work
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-25-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By fork
I agree, unless the extract was burnt on the...

I agree, unless the extract was burnt on the bottom if the kettle, it won't have too much affect on the final product.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-25-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By fork
Sounds like it did exactly what it should. No...

Sounds like it did exactly what it should. No need to worry.
Forum: DIY Projects 03-22-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 120,032
Posted By fork
So the that one on amazon is the right one? It...

So the that one on amazon is the right one? It can do heating and cooling hooked up simultaneously? Amazon prime shipping is a lot better than China through eBay shipping ha.
Forum: DIY Projects 03-21-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By fork
That chip sounds like the ticket.

That chip sounds like the ticket.
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