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Forum: Electric Brewing Yesterday, 11:52 AM
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Posted By grandequeso
If you have 10/3 hhng to your disconnect. hhg to...

If you have 10/3 hhng to your disconnect. hhg to your equipment.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By grandequeso
I would just keep it simple. Install a gfci...

I would just keep it simple. Install a gfci breaker in the panel on the new circuit that feeds your controller. Then run 10/2 romex to a L6-30r receptacle.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By grandequeso
If you plan on running a 50a brew panel ever I...

If you plan on running a 50a brew panel ever I strongly suggest running a minimum 60a sub feed circuit it the garage. Otherwise if you're going with the standard 30a set up you will only need 10awg...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-12-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 803
Posted By grandequeso
Id cross my fingers and hook up 240 volts to it,...

Id cross my fingers and hook up 240 volts to it, its likely just a typo. Much of the world runs at 200 or 220v. line to neutral.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-12-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,284
Posted By grandequeso
Sub panel is only required to have grounding...

Sub panel is only required to have grounding electrode (rod, plate, pipe... Depends on what is accepted where you live based on the soil) if it is a detached building.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-09-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,284
Posted By grandequeso
A gfci does not need a equipment ground to...

A gfci does not need a equipment ground to function. It works by sensing when current is going somewhere that it is not intended. ( leakage)
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By grandequeso
That disconnect will work fine, you will just...

That disconnect will work fine, you will just need something to splice the neutral if you have a four wire setup. a large wire nut would be adequate.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-05-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By grandequeso
"Grounded conductor, grounding conductor,...

"Grounded conductor, grounding conductor, Grounding electrode / grounding electrode conductor. Learn the difference / understand the difference between these. Will help you tons before too lost
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By grandequeso
The quad breaker that somebody else suggested is...

The quad breaker that somebody else suggested is probably your best bet if you plan on running a sub panel, just know that the tandem or quad breakers are engineered only to fit on the bottom five...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-28-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By grandequeso
Black and white for L1 and L2 ? Only ever use...

Black and white for L1 and L2 ? Only ever use white as a neutral conductor.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By grandequeso
Open the back of the dryer, I bet you the factory...

Open the back of the dryer, I bet you the factory bonding strap was never removed. Dryers come from the factory bonded with neutral and ground bonded for people with three wire set up. I will often ...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,125
Posted By grandequeso
On my original setup I had a probe in my boil...

On my original setup I had a probe in my boil kettle, but I eventually gave that kettle to a ebiab friend. I built my next kettle with no probe and bought a second 1/2" mip probe that I put inline...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 669
Posted By grandequeso
Look at the rating of the cord that came from the...

Look at the rating of the cord that came from the factory attached to the pump. Doubt it's larger than 16g

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Forum: Electric Brewing 02-21-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,007
Posted By grandequeso
Stout tanks sells a adapter but you'd have to...

Stout tanks sells a adapter but you'd have to make your own element enclosure. Shouldn't be too hard.

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Forum: Electric Brewing 02-20-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,528
Posted By grandequeso
What I have done is use a three quarter inch ko...

What I have done is use a three quarter inch ko punch and then a unibit to step it up to inch and a quarter. Then again yesterday I cut one for a friend with a one and a quarter inch hole saw and it...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-19-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,528
Posted By grandequeso
Did you already punch a hole for your element? ...

Did you already punch a hole for your element? You had mentioned a one inch conduit Punch. Just double check the one inch conduit isnt too large for your elements. The actual size of the element...
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-27-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,532
Posted By grandequeso
Thats a bad idea. you made a "dead man's...

Thats a bad idea. you made a "dead man's cord"
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-20-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 22,155
Posted By grandequeso
Put up a real close up photo of your cp. And a...

Put up a real close up photo of your cp. And a current diagram if you have one, shouldnt be too hard to sort out.
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-20-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By grandequeso
I believe its actually 230/400volts your country...

I believe its actually 230/400volts your country is on. its 230v line to neutral and 400v line to line. run all if your controls at 230v and your elements at 400v you should be good to go. the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-20-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 22,155
Posted By grandequeso
I bet if you ran the lights at 120v you would not...

I bet if you ran the lights at 120v you would not have that problem. if you're using the ones auber sells I believe they say you can run them at 120v, they'll. Just be a little bit less bright . Id...
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-20-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By grandequeso
Hd or lowes sells by the foot. if the shipping...

Hd or lowes sells by the foot. if the shipping wasn't more than what the wire costs, Id send you some. I usually have a couple garbage cans of scrap wire in my back yard waiting to get scrapped.
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-19-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By grandequeso
Id go with the 480v elements. that would solve...

Id go with the 480v elements. that would solve much of your problem right off.
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-19-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,829
Posted By grandequeso
120/208 is generally more desirerable. when you...

120/208 is generally more desirerable. when you have 120/240v 3 phase you cannot use the B phase for 120 volt loads. So unless you have lots of 3 phase equipt you end up with lots of wasted panel...
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-19-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By grandequeso
you may find voltages anywhere between...

you may find voltages anywhere between 220-255volts. dont be surprised if you your voltage isnt dead on 240.
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-19-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By grandequeso
you got it

you got it
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