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Forum: DIY Projects 04-04-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,546
Posted By sigmund
Don't be fooled by that statement, it ain't so. ...

Don't be fooled by that statement, it ain't so. Just because you have the welder set to the correct heat settings, it doesn't assure anything other than the welder is set up right. Getting proper...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-01-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,546
Posted By sigmund
Did you bevel your tubing before welding and make...

Did you bevel your tubing before welding and make sure all your metal was clean? The fact that you have to ask raises concerns. To be safer, you may want to cut apart one of your welds and see what...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-15-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By sigmund
The wire makes people feel like it is more...

The wire makes people feel like it is more efficient but it doesn't appear it actually gains anything (as shown above). Adding length to the chiller is far easier and gives more cooling capacity.
Forum: DIY Projects 03-15-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 44,673
Posted By sigmund
I use a PVC valve to control flow when I hook up...

I use a PVC valve to control flow when I hook up the adapter I use for cleaning my CFC.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-08-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By sigmund
I got mine from the local beverage place..........

I got mine from the local beverage place..........
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-07-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By sigmund
I know with my picnic taps the line was 1/4", not...

I know with my picnic taps the line was 1/4", not the 3/16" that many recommend and I always had trouble with foam. Good luck.
Forum: DIY Projects 02-25-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By sigmund
If it's any consolation, you have time to do...

If it's any consolation, you have time to do something dumber yet to top this. Ask me how I know.............
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-24-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By sigmund
Maybe I missed it, but what's the ID of your...

Maybe I missed it, but what's the ID of your lines?
Forum: DIY Projects 02-23-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By sigmund
you need mass in the keezer to help control the...

you need mass in the keezer to help control the swings, without it you'll have wild fluctuations.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-20-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By sigmund
I've read several posts that support running...

I've read several posts that support running about 12psi to keep the gas from coming out of solution also and that's what I run mine at and have no issues.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-20-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,976
Posted By sigmund
I'm not as good as I should be about keeping my...

I'm not as good as I should be about keeping my beer supply current so I'm lucky if my beer sits undisturbed for 2 weeks after kegging.
Forum: DIY Projects 02-16-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By sigmund
Nice job but loading those kegs doesn't look to...

Nice job but loading those kegs doesn't look to be much fun.
Forum: DIY Projects 02-15-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,214
Posted By sigmund
First, I really like the product, it's obvious...

First, I really like the product, it's obvious that you took a lot of time and love to build that baby. I know this is going to sound geeky, but have you considered labels? It just seems that...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-15-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,537
Posted By sigmund
Nice bar but I am in agreement with those that...

Nice bar but I am in agreement with those that said the cylinder needs to be upright. If the guy at the gas supply told you that this was okay, he should be fired, he's an idiot.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-14-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By sigmund
Here’s my suggestion for pressure checking your...

Here’s my suggestion for pressure checking your setup. Hook your regulator up to the cylinder and pressurize only your gas line(s) up to the kegs but don’t hook the lines up to the keg. Soap test...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-14-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,571
Posted By sigmund
When you say that, what do you base your facts...

When you say that, what do you base your facts on? Have you actually seen this or is this just something you've heard mentioned?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-13-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,571
Posted By sigmund
Go with 4".

Go with 4".
Forum: DIY Projects 02-06-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By sigmund
I'd suggest cleaning it one more time. There's...

I'd suggest cleaning it one more time. There's no real downfall to joining the two together. You don't have copper joints in your homes waterlines randomly failing and they have more pressure on...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-02-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By sigmund
I don't know if bottling is a rite passage or not...

I don't know if bottling is a rite passage or not but I think it's the right way to start out, it gives you a better appreciation for the whole process and I think it's a better way to "see" how fast...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-31-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,414
Posted By sigmund
By the time you get to four you don't even have...

By the time you get to four you don't even have time to blow it off.......:cross:
Forum: DIY Projects 01-28-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By sigmund
I guess I'm not too shopping savvy and figured...

I guess I'm not too shopping savvy and figured there might be a few others out there like me that might not realize the savings available.
Forum: DIY Projects 01-28-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By sigmund
Home Depot Keezer Buying

First off, I'm not pushing HD, but since they treated me right, and it might help some others, I figured I'd pass this along.

My fridge died a few weeks ago and I wanted to start a keezer project...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-25-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By sigmund
Making a connection under your house is easy and...

Making a connection under your house is easy and safe as long as you seal the threads properly and then leak check your work when done. If you don't have the confidence that you can do it without...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-24-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By sigmund
Take lots of pictures.

Take lots of pictures.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-19-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By sigmund
There's no real answer for that, not a simple one...

There's no real answer for that, not a simple one anyway. You need to think about how much you have and how much you want to spend and then start reading about all the options and choose. You'll...
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