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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-27-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By AluminumGerbil
I had that problem. Got my kegerator hooked up...

I had that problem. Got my kegerator hooked up for the first time and was so excited I left Co2 on and didn't check for leaks. 2 days later 20lbs tank was EMPTY. Got it refilled and went over...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-25-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,183
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Where do you get weatherstripping for the doors? ...

Where do you get weatherstripping for the doors? And with the freezer being where the cooling comes from would a small AC fan hooked in where the light bulb was help with a constant temp all around...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-21-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,884
Posted By AluminumGerbil
What did you use for a wick?

What did you use for a wick?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-13-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Many thanks for all the great advice. I will run...

Many thanks for all the great advice. I will run to the hardware store tomorrow for something a little beefier. Can't wait to tap my first keg once it finishes carbing.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-12-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Great! Thanks for the info, but do I still...

Great! Thanks for the info, but do I still completely disregard which wire is hot and which is neutral since it's non-polarized?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-11-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By AluminumGerbil
What is the distinct odor? I feel like all CO2...

What is the distinct odor? I feel like all CO2 I've dealt with had a "garage" smell... I don't know how to describe it, but it definitely has a scent. Maybe similar to ozone?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-11-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Did some reading, but here's a question. The...

Did some reading, but here's a question. The plug is not polarized so how will I know which wire is supposed to be hot and which is not?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-11-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Vintage Kegerator repair

I acquired a 1940's(as best as I can tell) Philco refrigerator and so far I have gutted the shelves, pounded out some dents, bent the coiles that were in the shelves up against the back wall and put...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-14-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By AluminumGerbil
You may be able to use Brake Fluid. I've used...

You may be able to use Brake Fluid. I've used that several times to get corporate logos off of computer mice.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-12-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Well I thought I'd be aging it for months in the...

Well I thought I'd be aging it for months in the barrel and figured a good share would evaporate. When a full bourbon barrel gets opened after aging in a storehouse over 50% has evaporated so I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By AluminumGerbil
So I've acquired a small barrel.

My friend got one of these as a gift
http://www.gobourbon.com/shop?page=shop.product_details&flypage=shop.flypage&product_id=69&category_id=27
And now has a barrel that he wants me to age some...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-02-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,945
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Why do people do it for Keggles then? I've seen...

Why do people do it for Keggles then? I've seen pictures of those rings blowing.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-10-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Thanks for the replies. I'll give Beersmith a...

Thanks for the replies. I'll give Beersmith a shot, I do like listening to his podcast. Haven't been able to get the online dealer to reply to my email so looks like I'll be trying to come up with...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-08-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By AluminumGerbil
First AG BIAB batch

So I've got a dozen or so extract brews under my belt and decided to sew up a voile bag to try my hand at BIAB. I want to go AG, but money has been a limiting factor. I picked an AG recipe kit from...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-18-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,799
Posted By AluminumGerbil
NICE! I'm about to make one myself and I'm...

NICE! I'm about to make one myself and I'm curious, what do you put in the bottom of your keggle to keep the bag from contacting the bottom?
Forum: DIY Projects 07-20-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,174
Posted By AluminumGerbil
I'm doing the same thing, all the labels that...

I'm doing the same thing, all the labels that fall off in the bucket of PBW when I soak bottles get stuck to the side of the fridge, don't even need glue if you put them on wet, the few that fall off...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-12-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 140,830
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Omg! Want! Nice work man! I wish I had the...

Omg! Want!

Nice work man! I wish I had the time and space for something that nice. I can't wait to see more pictures.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-31-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 110,230
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Sign me up!

Sign me up!
Forum: DIY Projects 05-30-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By AluminumGerbil
A saw, drill, and miter box I imagine. *Oh, and...

A saw, drill, and miter box I imagine.
*Oh, and tape measure and screw driver.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-19-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By AluminumGerbil
I used angle iron and bolted 4 pieces into a...

I used angle iron and bolted 4 pieces into a square that sits on top of my burner to stabilize my keggle.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 05-18-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5,048
Views: 287,023
Posted By AluminumGerbil
19947+5=19951! Second batch, wish I would've...

19947+5=19951! Second batch, wish I would've started it as soon as I bottled the first batch. Won't make that mistake twice.
Forum: DIY Projects 03-17-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 43,755
Posted By AluminumGerbil
Would it be advantageous to put holes in the side...

Would it be advantageous to put holes in the side of the PVC too? So the pressurized stream would hit the sides with pressure.
Forum: DIY Projects 01-08-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 45,385
Posted By AluminumGerbil
http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/ask-experts/352...

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/ask-experts/35277-dummy-12-gram-question.html
Forum: DIY Projects 01-05-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 45,385
Posted By AluminumGerbil
I know of people tapping empty 12 gram cartridges...

I know of people tapping empty 12 gram cartridges with NPT threading and making their own adapters for paintball guns. You may read up on that.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-05-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By AluminumGerbil
This is what I did. Worked great!

This is what I did. Worked great!
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