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Forum: DIY Projects 01-31-2013, 11:37 PM
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Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Yea... the downside of going with the CoolBot...

Yea... the downside of going with the CoolBot with window AC for this particular application is definitely the price especially if you have some other options available to you. I was concerned that...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-31-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,414
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Ahhh great... glad to hear your found some 220v...

Ahhh great... glad to hear your found some 220v fans...

I'm not sure i totally follow the first question... sorry about that... so i'll start with #2, and then come back to that one...

The...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-30-2013, 12:17 AM
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Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hey there Johann..... Sorry about the photo......

Hey there Johann..... Sorry about the photo... i'm not sure what i did... heh.. i think i updated the post above with the photo. Please let me know if i messed it up again. :-)

As for the fans,...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-29-2013, 06:19 PM
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Views: 1,414
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hey there Johann... I keep telling my self I'm...

Hey there Johann... I keep telling my self I'm gonna put together a build thread, but so far i just haven't gotten around to it... Here's a photo of it about half way built that may give some what...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By LeftTurnOnly
I made a similar box using 3.5 inches of the pink...

I made a similar box using 3.5 inches of the pink insulation board in the walls and 5.5 inches in the floor and ceiling and use a window AC to keep it consistently at 36*F. It works quite well. I...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-11-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Howdy. I have a 3 chambered cold box that is...

Howdy. I have a 3 chambered cold box that is controlled by 2 ranco controllers and a CoolBot. The top chamber has its ranco plugged into a ceramic pet heater for heat and a fan pulling air in from...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-21-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
For heat, I use a ceramic pet heater like this....

For heat, I use a ceramic pet heater like this. Pet heater...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-14-2012, 09:14 PM
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Views: 171
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Ranco and 1-Wire?

Hey gang... pardon me if this is a stupid question, but is the temp sensor probe from a Ranco controller compatible with 1-Wire by chance? (DS18B20) And if it's not, could you replace the probe...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-13-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
That is a good point.... Though, i'd guess most...

That is a good point.... Though, i'd guess most use glycol jackets as their external temp controller to individually control multiple fermenters and not just controlling the air temp around the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-13-2012, 11:28 AM
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Views: 329
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
When is controling ambient air temp not enough? (Batch size)

Hi gang....

Is there a ballpark guess as to at what batch size, controlling the ambient air temperature is no longer enough for temp controlling a fermentation well?

I used to temp control 5...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-19-2012, 12:29 AM
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Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hey there Reelale... hmmm i wonder if i messed up...

Hey there Reelale... hmmm i wonder if i messed up my description since really there are 3 clamps. What I was calling the small clamp end would be the main housing, and the big clamp end would be the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-19-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 50,605
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
My experience this weekend...

Hey there guys.... I just used the filter this weekend for my first time... After immersion chilling, it was set up like this. BK>Pump>(small clamp end)Filter(big clamp end)>Fermenter. The filter...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-15-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Valves vs Flow Control... ok... but why is that?

I've been reading about the different types of valves.... Butterfly, Ball, Gate, Globe and such, and each has different levels of flow control... I can buy that.... and maybe this is kinda dumb, but...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-10-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 50,605
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
It seems like most people are doing 5-10 gallon...

It seems like most people are doing 5-10 gallon batches with this filter. Anybody doing larger batches with it at all? 20 to 40 maybe?

From reading the posts, it's roughly sounding like 10...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-25-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,322
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hey Johnnyc..... Do you still use your heater...

Hey Johnnyc..... Do you still use your heater like that? I'm looking to do something similar, and was wondering if you've had any issues now that it's been a while. Wasn't sure if having it...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-04-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Just spent my first dollar on this project......

Just spent my first dollar on this project... Picked up the AC unit from Home Depot... was planning to get the 5000 btu... all they had was the 6500 btu, so i said i'll take it... heh.. It's a...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-02-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hmm... that's an interesting idea about angling...

Hmm... that's an interesting idea about angling the ceiling of the bottom chamber to give the warm air a place to go as it rises... hmmm... i'm kinda thinking about perhaps having a small CPU fan run...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-02-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hey there Juan and PurpleJeep.... Thanks...

Hey there Juan and PurpleJeep....

Thanks for the comments... regarding the possibility of the AC freezing.... Yea... I think you are right if the A/C was just left to run normally on it's own. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-02-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Fermentation Box - Pre-Build designing

Hey there gang....

Now while my temp controlled fridge works great, it does seem to have it's limitations.The biggest being "Two 5 gallon batches and i'm done for a while".. heh.. and a single...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-02-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,507
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Fermentation Box Insulation Type? Fiberglass vs. Foam board

Hey Gang.... i'm thinking about building a bigger temp controlled fermentation box since i get maxed out with 2 carboys right now... I'm liking what TimWeber has going on with his build thread here...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-01-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,428
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
I'm currently using a fermwrap taped to the back...

I'm currently using a fermwrap taped to the back wall of my fridge in a detached garage. Not exactly sure of the temp in the garage, but i have a water bottle frozen solid in there for a while and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-18-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hey there Hermit..... yea... i've been putting...

Hey there Hermit..... yea... i've been putting the sensor in the air, in the fridge, in an effort to keep it somewhat even for multiple carboys. Granted not as accurate for a single carboy, but i...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-16-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hey gang.... Thanks for the thoughts.... Much...

Hey gang.... Thanks for the thoughts.... Much appreciated... Yea... the reason i don't wrap the carboy with the fermwrap is what samc mentioned. Doing 2 at once in the fridge. It usually works...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-14-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
1,000 watt heater too hot in fridge?

Hey gang...... I've been using a ferm-wrap heater taped to the back wall of my fridge in the garage plugged into a 2 stage temp controller and it has been working great until i noticed this morning...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-14-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,166
Posted By LeftTurnOnly
Hey Gang.... From a first AG perspective, my...

Hey Gang....

From a first AG perspective, my brother and i landed in the 10 hour neighborhood yesterday... heh... Granted there were things we could have done while other things were going on...
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