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Forum: Electric Brewing 03-04-2014, 11:27 PM
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Posted By beluedog
remember do not dry fire your element or you will...

remember do not dry fire your element or you will fry it
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-04-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,849
Posted By beluedog
the contactor IS suppose to close when its in...

the contactor IS suppose to close when its in manual OR auto. I think you are seeing voltage leak across the ssr. I assume you dont have anything plugged in, but if you had an element plugged in...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-04-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,849
Posted By beluedog
Can you repost your latest wiring diagram and...

Can you repost your latest wiring diagram and maybe some pictures of the contactor and ssr wiring progress. Will be really hard to troubleshoot without knowing more.
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-13-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,835
Posted By beluedog
We use a march pump to whirlpool. works great ...

We use a march pump to whirlpool. works great
http://robertkolb.com/brew/IMG_1529.JPG
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-13-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,543
Posted By beluedog
We use one to monitor inline O2...

We use one to monitor inline O2 delivery.http://robertkolb.com/brew/IMG_1703.jpg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qLO_Iqu4Ts&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-13-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By beluedog
We have ours "hanging" above the element without...

We have ours "hanging" above the element without any issues. Using weldless fittings with o-rings and washers a la blichman style
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-21-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,977
Posted By beluedog
Mounted in another enclosure pictured earlier in...

Mounted in another enclosure pictured earlier in this thread. It runs keezer and ferm as well so I thought it is better off keeping it together with that.
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-21-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 68,997
Posted By beluedog
the ground is on all the outlets. Your run the...

the ground is on all the outlets. Your run the 10/4 into the enclosure and attach the ground to the grounding post. Then connect all the outlet grounds to that as well. Make sense?
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-21-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,977
Posted By beluedog
Been a while since I have posted here, but system...

Been a while since I have posted here, but system is up and running. We have the hot side set up for manual and/or auto control as well as cold side running keezer, ferm chamber and aux. Brewed on...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-25-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,849
Posted By beluedog
thats gonna be tight with your pump outlet

thats gonna be tight with your pump outlet
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-23-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 56
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Posted By beluedog
Just currious where you are with this project. ...

Just currious where you are with this project. Was considering doing something similar...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-09-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,849
Posted By beluedog
I installed mine taking a page from...

I installed mine taking a page from theelectricbrewery.com

so order 1/2" NPT to 1/4" compression fitting
then used 2 washers to sandwich o-ring
washer (1-1/8" ID, 1-5/8" OD, 0.062" thick)...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-07-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,849
Posted By beluedog
Nope you dont need the expansion. probes were...

Nope you dont need the expansion.
probes were ordered from here

http://www.brewershardware.com/
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-04-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,849
Posted By beluedog
have 6 port cat 5 on both boxes. On BCS/Ferm...

have 6 port cat 5 on both boxes.
On BCS/Ferm Box
1 cat 5 carries control of 4 ssrs as well as 6 volt positive and Negative
2nd cat 5 carries 4 temp wires.
4 ports are used for ferm/keezer temp...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-04-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,849
Posted By beluedog
We have ours setup to be accessible over the web....

We have ours setup to be accessible over the web. You assign BCS a static ip on the network and then set up port forwarding on your router. We use 80 but you could use whatever you want that isn't...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-04-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,849
Posted By beluedog
Been using the BCS for a year and its never "gone...

Been using the BCS for a year and its never "gone Down" although I ended up getting a regulated power supply that powers the BCS as well as the SSR's.

I use the BCS for fermentation and keezer...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-04-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By beluedog
PJ, couple questions... Your not indicating...

PJ, couple questions...
Your not indicating contactors in this set up is there a reason you would not need them?
What considerations are there for GFCI protection?
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-03-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By beluedog
http://www.robertkolb.com/brew/3phasex6elements.pd...

http://www.robertkolb.com/brew/3phasex6elements.pdf
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-03-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By beluedog
3 Phase Wiring Diagram Critique

Planning on a 3phase 6 5000W element build. Plan on GFCI protecting each phase of a balanced Delta wired elements. Anyone see why this would be a problem?
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-10-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By beluedog
yes exactly.

yes exactly.
Forum: For Sale 05-10-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,435
Posted By beluedog
I will take remaining kegs. PM sent

I will take remaining kegs. PM sent
Forum: For Sale 05-09-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,435
Posted By beluedog
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-04-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,064
Posted By beluedog
Me too. Great to deal with.

Me too. Great to deal with.
Forum: For Sale 03-27-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By beluedog
we use it fine with a pump system.

we use it fine with a pump system.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-27-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,977
Posted By beluedog
Did not want to go that route as you would need...

Did not want to go that route as you would need separate breakers inside the control box and didnt think it was worth the hassel. We are using a 25 gal HLT so if we wanted to back to back 12 gallon...
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