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Forum: DIY Projects 08-06-2010, 04:08 AM
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/15-gal-conical-i-p...

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/15-gal-conical-i-put-together-77550/
Forum: General Techniques 07-28-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By thekingofspain
Turned my keezer into a fermentation chamber as...

Turned my keezer into a fermentation chamber as well and was surprised my some black mold on the lid and on the sides of the bucket. Definitely going to put in a fan in the keezer now.
Forum: DIY Projects 07-20-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By thekingofspain
I know it not efficient, but mine is for more for...

I know it not efficient, but mine is for more for minor temperature stability. If the chamber is jammed with mass, the temperatures should be fairly stable. I will not be crashing in this or...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-20-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,691
Posted By thekingofspain
My setup is a garden hose, through a whole house...

My setup is a garden hose, through a whole house water purifier, through 50 feet of 1/4 copper tubing on top of a banjo burner, to some silcone tubing that fits into the barb of the mash tun or HLT....
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-19-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,691
Posted By thekingofspain
Currently I batch sparge, but my flash boiler it...

Currently I batch sparge, but my flash boiler it pretty hard to dial in. The higher the temp the harder to dial in and the slower the water rate or higher the propane use. There is little...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-19-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By thekingofspain
Think I need something like this for the AC to DC...

Think I need something like this for the AC to DC conversion to power the switch. Will have dig up a multimeter and figure what the amperage is on the switch.
Forum: DIY Projects 07-19-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By thekingofspain
Its pretty close, the one project with the mini...

Its pretty close, the one project with the mini fridge is more like I am look at. The one built under a cabinet with the fridge door open.
Forum: DIY Projects 07-18-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By thekingofspain
Thanks for the info, after a search on peltier...

Thanks for the info, after a search on peltier coolers on the forum, peltier coolers not look too promising as supper effective method. But with in a small temperature range it should allow for a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-18-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,691
Posted By thekingofspain
I know its an old thread, but I stumbled upon...

I know its an old thread, but I stumbled upon steam mash heating when I missed my temps with my flash boiler. Made it into a steam boiler and used the braid as the steam inlet.

Wanting to take...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-18-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By thekingofspain
Crap, thinking about it probably runs on DC since...

Crap, thinking about it probably runs on DC since the AC adapter has two piece brick attached to it. Might need some help taking the AC hot lines from the aquarium controller to control the assumed...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-18-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By thekingofspain
Personal Mini Fridge as engine for Fermentation chamber

My basement is pretty steady in temps 67 t0 72 year round. However this summer is very hot and now its 75 or 76.

I temporally made my soon to be keezer into a fermentation chamber. But this can...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-17-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 877,001
Posted By thekingofspain
I just wired up my keezer as temporary...

I just wired up my keezer as temporary fermentation chiller using old hand made extension cord. The steady basement temp of 68 to 72 is now 76. I bought the relay but have not wired it in. The...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-16-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 877,001
Posted By thekingofspain
Question on wiring from wiring diagram with the...

Question on wiring from wiring diagram with the fan.

If I use an AC fan from an old bath room fan, would there still be a need for the 125 Relay?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-12-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,239
Posted By thekingofspain
Thought I was doing a smash cascade today, but...

Thought I was doing a smash cascade today, but the freezer said crystal instead.

My recipe

18# 2 row
2# 2 row toasted for 30 minutes at 275
7 oz Crystall in hop juice

I did hop juice, so i...
Forum: General Techniques 06-22-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By thekingofspain
My neighbor who says everything tastes like...

My neighbor who says everything tastes like guiness, said this batch tastes like ashes.
Forum: General Techniques 06-20-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By thekingofspain
Any thoughts on when to use gelatin? Do in now...

Any thoughts on when to use gelatin? Do in now or wait now n months? For a second running how long should you wait in between?

The yeast washing looks and smells pretty good. I think there was...
Forum: General Techniques 06-19-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By thekingofspain
Washed the yest this morning from both...

Washed the yest this morning from both fermentors. About 2.5 gallons of water. Let it settle for an hour in a bottle bucket, then used the bottling bucket spigot to draw off a quart of washed...
Forum: General Techniques 06-19-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By thekingofspain
Racked both fermentors to secondaries tonight. ...

Racked both fermentors to secondaries tonight. 1.009 and 1.010. Tasted a little better (less pucker?) but maybe had a slight new medicine taste as well. Both fermentors had really wafer thin yeast...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-17-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By thekingofspain
Buy keg connection from ebay and get 8% off ebay...

Buy keg connection from ebay and get 8% off ebay with bing cashback until the end of July.

I am in the same boat and was hoping for more Father Days sales, but have not seen any on kegging stuff...
Forum: General Techniques 06-17-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By thekingofspain
This is the 5G recipe which I doubled: 9.4#...

This is the 5G recipe which I doubled:

9.4# 2 row
1.0# flaked oats
0.75# 350L chocolate malt
0.75# victory malt
0.50# crystal 80L
0.50# black roasted barley 500L
2 oz kent golding @ 60...
Forum: General Techniques 06-16-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By thekingofspain
Not sure how to answer the taste question. Its...

Not sure how to answer the taste question. Its not sour like sour milk or lemons. More toward tart like cheeries or cran apples, but more astringent like if you were going to drink stridex or...
Forum: General Techniques 06-15-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By thekingofspain
Super astringent stout needs a fixin

Made 10G of of an oatmeal stout. Made a few mistakes.

Crush might have been a little fine.

Sparge water was on higher end at 185 for fly sparging, but two extra gallons of sparge raised the...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-13-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 877,001
Posted By thekingofspain
Is there any way to put DC LEDs on the other side...

Is there any way to put DC LEDs on the other side of the relay. I am not really current in my EE powers, but I am thinking 2 individual LEDS, or maybe one bi-color LED.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-12-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 877,001
Posted By thekingofspain
Anyone mount this to their keezer with the...

Anyone mount this to their keezer with the display exposed in the collar?

If you put in the back corner one side of the 90 could be the display and the other side could be the outlets.

For the...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-24-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4,097
Views: 877,001
Posted By thekingofspain
Group buy? ...

Group buy?

http://www.diytrade.com/china/4/products/6281404/temperature_controllers_STC-1000.html

$13 each (200 minimum) plus shipping.
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