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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-15-2012, 12:01 PM
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Posted By boogiesnap
see, thats the thing. i don't think there is any...

see, thats the thing. i don't think there is any C02 in there, so i'm concerned about oxidation before i can get this thing sorted out.

any thoughts? it's in the fridge staying cold, but for how...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-14-2012, 11:43 PM
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Posted By boogiesnap
thanks guys, how long do you think it can sit and...

thanks guys, how long do you think it can sit and be OK?

i'm not set up to bottle(um, no bottles).

or, should i leave it in the keg and bring the whole system in for them to diagnose? it might...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-14-2012, 11:08 PM
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Posted By boogiesnap
Racking back to primary out of keg???

Hi guys, so I've gone though 4 yes 4 2.5# bottles of CO2 on 2 corny kegs.
I know this isn't right, I can't find the leak.
Right now I have a full 5 gallons of beer in the keg without any pressure....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-13-2012, 12:01 PM
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Posted By boogiesnap
thank you. i'll look at bevfactory. yeah,...

thank you. i'll look at bevfactory.

yeah, it seems just the tank level dial got mangled. i had set output pressure @ 5 PSI last night and i checked this morning and it was still sitting there...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-13-2012, 04:14 AM
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Posted By boogiesnap
i dropped my C02 tank....help!

hi all. i was putting my keg into the fridge and forgot it was attached to the c02 tank. it fell over and now one of the the dials is ALL messed up.

is there a way to open it up and readjust? i...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-12-2012, 05:15 AM
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Posted By boogiesnap
or maybe the penrose kettle? that looks quality...

or maybe the penrose kettle? that looks quality as well. would have to punch alot of holes though.

i guess that would be OK really.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-12-2012, 04:21 AM
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Posted By boogiesnap
please offer thoughts. minibrew/highlander

hi guys, i'm specing my electric build. i've settled on 1 of these two products as my MLT and HLT. i will be installing a herms in the HLT. i don't think i'll have an electric PID, will go by the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-11-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By boogiesnap
just re-reading the thread and missed this...

just re-reading the thread and missed this ^^^!!!! wow!, what an excellent and generous offer. thank you. might take y up on that.:mug:

i have a friend who isn't an electrician, but knows what...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-08-2012, 02:24 PM
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Posted By boogiesnap
my latest kegging problem. any thoughts?

so tuesday i'm enjoying a nice carbonated homebrew.
wednesday i go to pull a pint...nothing. i open up the fridge, pressure gauge at zero, C02 tank level gauge at 600. grrrrr. fiddle around a bit...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By boogiesnap
thanks for all the encouragement guys. i...

thanks for all the encouragement guys. i appreciate it.
i opened up the box last night and looked around. it is PACKED. not a single open circuit. BUT, it looks pretty easy to move stuff around, so...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 01:03 AM
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Posted By boogiesnap
mmm, not so much, but kinda. thing is, when...

mmm, not so much, but kinda.

thing is, when we installed the dryer, the joke was, if it dies, sell the house. it's that tight in the space.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By boogiesnap
um, that would be bad, unless my wife was away...

um, that would be bad, unless my wife was away for a LONG time.

it's not the working with AC i'm shy of, it's the safety of the wiring i installed. i just can't take the risk.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By boogiesnap
thanks for the boost, honestly. but, our...

thanks for the boost, honestly.

but, our panel is pretty maxed. i wouldn't even know where to begin. there's no open breakers.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By boogiesnap
agreed, but from all my searches here today, i...

agreed, but from all my searches here today, i come up with:

A) 2000W 110V won't boil 5 gallons, and 2 need to be on different breakers. unlikely in the same room.

i'm sorta stuck there....
...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By boogiesnap
thanks, but no way i can do that. i know electric...

thanks, but no way i can do that. i know electric can be worked with safely, and i've installed simple stuff, light switches, ceiling lamps, and what not, but i'm just not anywhere near confident...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By boogiesnap
i don't have a "set-up", but i'd like to build...

i don't have a "set-up", but i'd like to build one. :D

i'd like to go all grain, all electric, 5-10 gallon batches on the frick farkin cheap.

i already have a VERY expensive hobby(competition...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 12:38 AM
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Posted By boogiesnap
damn.

damn.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-07-2012, 12:26 AM
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Views: 1,343
Posted By boogiesnap
please help me go electric.

hi all.

i've searched, and can't nail anything down that i can do to make what i'd like happen.

i'd like to go electric. i'd like to full boil 10 gallons all grain.

an electrician AIN'T...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By boogiesnap
actually, this is incorrect. credit where credit...

actually, this is incorrect. credit where credit is due.

austin home brew DOES suggest double pitching higher gravity beers.

i'll give a couple of their kits a run before branching on my own. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By boogiesnap
thanks guys. i think this will be my last "kit". ...

thanks guys. i think this will be my last "kit".

i'll use recipes, but there seems to be things inherently wrong with all the kit instructions, no matter how reputable the vendor.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By boogiesnap
wouldn't that then suggest for those that don't...

wouldn't that then suggest for those that don't know that EVERY kit sold(unless they specify to make a starter)and brewed is under pitched?

that doesn't seem right.

thanks revy, will do next...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By boogiesnap
interesting calculator. would seem anything...

interesting calculator.

would seem anything over a 1.03 OG would need multiple packs or vials. i had no idea. thanks for the info.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By boogiesnap
did i under pitch? (don't worry, not an airlock thread)

hi all, i brewed a stone ipa clone last night. OG is 1.071. i took a sloppy:drunk:reading of the cooled wort and it was "around" there. ;) so i'm good with that.

yeasties are slowly doing there...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-02-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By boogiesnap
i did not replace any seals. got it from the...

i did not replace any seals. got it from the LHBS, assumed it had been reconditioned.

i'm going to pick up some lube this week-end. :)
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-02-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By boogiesnap
here's a pic of the dent. 50667

here's a pic of the dent.

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