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Forum: DIY Projects 01-05-2014, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Silverbullet
Waaay late reply, sorry. The trim does cover...

Waaay late reply, sorry. The trim does cover most of the seal, but I painted the front/outside facing part of the seal black to match anyway.
Forum: DIY Projects 11-18-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,163
Posted By Silverbullet
I started with 10' and tested with different...

I started with 10' and tested with different serving pressure and temp. Had the best results shortening the lines down to around 6.5', liquid lines that is. Gas is 8' inside and I have another 10'...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-11-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,957
Posted By Silverbullet
Two words: Better.....Bottle.... Glass isn't...

Two words: Better.....Bottle.... Glass isn't worth it. Nothing wrong with the ole bucket though either. If you want "upgrade", I'd go for these Speidel fermenters. HERE...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Silverbullet
I would think that it's no different than a hop...

I would think that it's no different than a hop rocket run inline however, I think the main concern would be pulling "gunk" through your lines and maybe getting crap stuck in your tap. Maybe throw...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-11-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,163
Posted By Silverbullet
Seems too. Plus I think it helps keep a more...

Seems too. Plus I think it helps keep a more even temp within the large keezer. That big ole bucket of damprid doesn't hurt either. Always done dry.
Forum: DIY Projects 11-11-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Silverbullet
Tried some rare earth magnets at first but it...

Tried some rare earth magnets at first but it didn't feel solid enough for me. It's pretty heavy with two monster drip trays so that's when I decided to go with the 4" L shape brackets and epoxy...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-11-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,163
Posted By Silverbullet
Glad it helped! I did the same thing (showed the...

Glad it helped! I did the same thing (showed the wife several others builds) before I got the green light to build mine. Lol
Forum: DIY Projects 11-11-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,163
Posted By Silverbullet
Thank you. I was originally going to get some...

Thank you. I was originally going to get some decorative "L" brackets but ended up with generic silver due to no selection at home depot. Painted the brackets and epoxied them to the freezer. Ran a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By Silverbullet
Actually, since you're sitting at such a cool...

Actually, since you're sitting at such a cool temp (~35F), you'll probably want to drop your serving pressure down around 8-9psi for a generic ale. Legend at the bottom tells you styles, top is your...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By Silverbullet
Sounds like all it needs is time then.:mug:

Sounds like all it needs is time then.:mug:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Silverbullet
Be careful oxygenating your fresh brew with this...

Be careful oxygenating your fresh brew with this method. I'm sure you've had no issues, but it would be a concern for me.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By Silverbullet
Beverage line should be smaller diameter than gas...

Beverage line should be smaller diameter than gas line as well. Having a brain fart at the moment, but I want to say most beverage lines are closer to 1/4". Not "the" problem since you say it was...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By Silverbullet
What's your serving pressure? You said the beer...

What's your serving pressure? You said the beer is cold; how cold? Did you bleed the keg before setting to serving pressure? You mentioned you let the keg sit/settle, how long? Beverage lines...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Silverbullet
Nothing wrong with that but be warned, if you...

Nothing wrong with that but be warned, if you need to move it to siphon, everything that "settled" will quickly turn back into a cloudy mess. That said, no matter what, with time it will clear out...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-11-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By Silverbullet
Don't suppose you have a keg or CO2 tank laying...

Don't suppose you have a keg or CO2 tank laying around? Not sure of their exact dimensions, but know they work well. 6" diameter will be tough though....especially if you're working with anything...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-11-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Silverbullet
Just loaded up on several lbs. worth of hops I've...

Just loaded up on several lbs. worth of hops I've never tried. I see some creative IPAs in my future.....ha
Thanks!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,504
Posted By Silverbullet
I highly doubt you would get any off flavors from...

I highly doubt you would get any off flavors from a starter with US-05 unless it was a massive starter and low OG brew. I would have let it ride and just not pitched the entire starter saving the...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-10-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,163
Posted By Silverbullet
Forget exactly what it was called, but it was a...

Forget exactly what it was called, but it was a paint specifically for appliances. Very thick, but 2 coats with a roller and it worked out well...looks original. They (Lowes/Home Depot) also sell...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-10-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,163
Posted By Silverbullet
Few more pics...

Few more pics...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-10-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,163
Posted By Silverbullet
Thanks! It was the largest freezer they had at...

Thanks! It was the largest freezer they had at Lowes....25 cu ft. I believe. I have my CO2 tank outside (more efficient) but 8 kegs only take up half the freezer leaving me plenty of space to lager...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-10-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,163
Posted By Silverbullet
Finished my 8 tap keezer

Didn't take many pictures along the way as the build progressed, but here are a few that I snapped (crappy cellphone pics). Recently moved, so I'm scrambling to build my reserves back up and will...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-27-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,789
Posted By Silverbullet
I recently dumped cable as well but only after...

I recently dumped cable as well but only after finding (and verifying) ESPN, Fox, CNN, etc. cable alternatives. If you have a Roku, you can get USTVNOW and for $19 a month (no contract) pull in...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-16-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Silverbullet
Need to use up leftovers = crazy recipe?

I will most likely be moving within the next 6-8 months (military) and want to use up some of my spare grains/hops laying around so I don't have to worry about packing/shipping. Yes I could bring it...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-22-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Silverbullet
With all due respect WoodlandBrew, I've washed...

With all due respect WoodlandBrew, I've washed and reused yeast for many many batches successfully. I've taken single smack packs and turned them into several liters of viable yeast after an initial...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-19-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 58,560
Posted By Silverbullet
90 min boil 9.3 SRM 63 IBU .985 bitterness...

90 min boil
9.3 SRM
63 IBU
.985 bitterness ratio
Amt Name %/IBU
9lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) 69%
3lbs ...
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