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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-06-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 17,188
Posted By Sizz
It's a grey area for sure. The effects of mash...

It's a grey area for sure. The effects of mash temperatures is well documented, allowing us design a beer and replicate it. We're doing our best to achieve that target temperature as soon as...
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-05-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,131
Posted By Sizz
I looked into that possibility when doing my...

I looked into that possibility when doing my system. I believe I ran into an issue of food grade cam locks not being rated for our temperatures. Just curious, why not tri-clover?
Forum: Company Reviews 10-22-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,685
Views: 192,092
Posted By Sizz
Ed, you guys do CO2 refills?

Ed, you guys do CO2 refills?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-19-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Sizz
Yeast

Yeast
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-19-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,877
Posted By Sizz
He could drown in a bucket though so carboy is...

He could drown in a bucket though so carboy is clearly better because of anti-drowning abilities.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-18-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,877
Posted By Sizz
Soak in oxyclean for a few days in the sun and...

Soak in oxyclean for a few days in the sun and everything melts away. I like how glass smells new after every clean, unlike plastic.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-18-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,877
Posted By Sizz
+1 Glass Carboy + Handle + Care

+1

Glass Carboy + Handle + Care
Forum: DIY Projects 10-17-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 2,037,417
Posted By Sizz
Agreed. This newly hired assistant is not...

Agreed. This newly hired assistant is not working out as planned. When I said "go check the boil kettle thermocouple and make sure it's secure", he simply said "BOON!", and proceeded tug the...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-16-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 2,037,417
Posted By Sizz
I just saw your rig in the electrical forums. ...

I just saw your rig in the electrical forums. Nice, you win! :D
Forum: DIY Projects 10-15-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 2,037,417
Posted By Sizz
I think i win for smallest rig. It's all...

I think i win for smallest rig. It's all electric and uses the RIMS as an instant water heater for fly sparging. Build thread here (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/rims-build-129646/).
...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-15-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,876
Posted By Sizz
I have a similar problem. Bought a sack of wheat...

I have a similar problem. Bought a sack of wheat and have lots to use before it goes bad. Have plenty of wit so i'm going to the darker wheat side, dunkelweizen. Adding some munich, a little...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-15-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 62,806
Posted By Sizz
Excellent documentation. I'd have to agree with...

Excellent documentation. I'd have to agree with some of the others. I think it's great to explain how each component works and provide tips but providing idiot proof schematics is a line I would...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-14-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 17,188
Posted By Sizz
Can we argue now? I think you guys...

Can we argue now?

I think you guys covered everything. I'd argue scorching is not an issue with an electric RIMS with PID control. HERMS is stratification proof although I'm not sure how...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-12-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 76,085
Posted By Sizz
Maybe it was a few minutes longer. I didn't save...

Maybe it was a few minutes longer. I didn't save my temp data so it's just an estimate. I was definitely pushing the recirc as fast as possible, basically matching the pump flow to the drain flow. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-12-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 76,085
Posted By Sizz
I ramped about 5 minutes for the 122 to 154 step...

I ramped about 5 minutes for the 122 to 154 step and around 7-8 minutes for the mash out. It could have been faster but I didn't want to overshoot the temperature too much. Here's my Hoegaarden...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-11-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By Sizz
I wouldn't do anything permanent to that pot. ...

I wouldn't do anything permanent to that pot. You may find one bigger or flatter down the road. Make a heatstick out of that element.....
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-11-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Sizz
I would if I could afford the extra stainless...

I would if I could afford the extra stainless tubing needed. I'm happy with the steps using a 5500w element on 10 gallon batches. Just have to keep the flow sufficient. I could see the need for...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-11-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 76,085
Posted By Sizz
Made a couple of improvements yesterday. Sorry...

Made a couple of improvements yesterday. Sorry for the cell phone pic:

http://bellsouthpwp2.net/c/i/cieszynskib/BrewstandV3.JPG


Added 2 layers of Reflectix around the mash tun and a single...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-06-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Sizz
There's plenty of info on the planted tank forums...

There's plenty of info on the planted tank forums about diy yeast CO2 for aquariums. They typically add something, i forget exactly what, to slow the rate of CO2 generation. It's easy to overload...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-06-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,079
Posted By Sizz
Fibox NEMA 4X/13 Polycarbonate Enclosure w/...

Fibox NEMA 4X/13 Polycarbonate Enclosure w/ Transparent Cover (http://www.mcmaster.com/#7335k221/=95eubk) from McMaster.
Forum: DIY Projects 10-05-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,079
Posted By Sizz
You can get different sized terminal blocks to...

You can get different sized terminal blocks to meet your power requirements. Here's a pic of my box with a large terminal block for the 240V/50A side and smaller block for the 120V/20A connections. ...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-05-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Sizz
+1 . I had couplers flush welded for bottom...

+1 . I had couplers flush welded for bottom drains and they ran a tap in to clear it out afterwards.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-05-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,433
Posted By Sizz
I had the same problem. The closest LHBS charged...

I had the same problem. The closest LHBS charged 30-50% more than online. The only decent place was quite a drive away and they charged 15-35% more. I ended up shopping online for most things but...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-05-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 76,085
Posted By Sizz
Probably just some Reflectix for now.

Probably just some Reflectix for now.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-05-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By Sizz
Temp probes calibrated?

Temp probes calibrated?
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