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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation Yesterday, 04:50 PM
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Posted By atoughram
I took a picture of the inside of my BK - and...

I took a picture of the inside of my BK - and didnt remember why until now... Sorry for the crappy cell phone picture.

I too successfully whirl pooled for the first time in this configuration. ...
Forum: DIY Projects Yesterday, 04:40 PM
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Posted By atoughram
Here it is leveling off at 75f - automatically......

Here it is leveling off at 75f - automatically... :ban:
Forum: DIY Projects Yesterday, 04:33 PM
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Posted By atoughram
See my prior post - everything to the left of the...

See my prior post - everything to the left of the 14th was prior testing. Everything to the right of the 14th is the fermentation profile that is programmed. It's working awesome.
Forum: DIY Projects Yesterday, 04:31 PM
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Posted By atoughram
Sorry guys - the graphs dont match!! The...

Sorry guys - the graphs dont match!!

The bottom graph is the programmed profile - the top graph is the actual measurement, but the profile was started in the afternoon of the 14th - just to the...
Forum: Cider Forum Yesterday, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By atoughram
I've shaken them before and the beer turned out...

I've shaken them before and the beer turned out fine. I'd assume that the head space in a fermentor is nearly oxygen free during fermentation.
Forum: DIY Projects Yesterday, 05:16 AM
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Posted By atoughram
Here is the first increase in temperature - 10...

Here is the first increase in temperature - 10 degrees over 48 hours, and what the profile should look like.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-17-2014, 08:27 PM
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Posted By atoughram
I had a nasty beer in Dallas Texas once - I dont...

I had a nasty beer in Dallas Texas once - I dont remember the name as it's been over ten years ago - but it tasted like it had beef bullion in it....

<GAG>
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By atoughram
Or do what I did and use the STC to drive a 120V...

Or do what I did and use the STC to drive a 120V input SSR.

like these

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Crydom-Solid-State-Relay-A1210-120V-NOS-/231136028050?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35d0c7e592
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-17-2014, 08:19 PM
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Posted By atoughram
Nice score!

Nice score!
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By atoughram
I would also think that oven cleaner would work...

I would also think that oven cleaner would work pretty good. It doesn't seem to hurt elements in the oven either!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-17-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 249
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Posted By atoughram
No doubt this yeast is a beast... In four...

No doubt this yeast is a beast...

In four days... from 1.057 to 1.012

Temperature is ramping up - It'll go drier...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By atoughram
I initially took a rotary wire brush on a drill...

I initially took a rotary wire brush on a drill motor to mine and took most of it off. I then did some reading and found that the element I have can be dry fired - so I gently did that and the rest...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-17-2014, 05:19 AM
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Posted By atoughram
It's a saison - and it's headed for 85f... :) I...

It's a saison - and it's headed for 85f... :) I believe it should start ramping up tonight.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-17-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,325
Posted By atoughram
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: DIY Projects 04-17-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By atoughram
Whirlpooling and a center bottom drain arent...

Whirlpooling and a center bottom drain arent really compatible on the boil kettle. What kind of wort chiller are you planning on using? The only Keggle I wish had a bottom drain on my system is the...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-17-2014, 12:02 AM
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Views: 37,887
Posted By atoughram
if I'm currently in the middle of a run with...

if I'm currently in the middle of a run with V1.01 - will re-flashing start it over again or will it start where it left off?
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By atoughram
Hmm... Even if you had the whole 120V at the...

Hmm... Even if you had the whole 120V at the element, it would only be another 70 watts..

Are you circulating while trying to boil?

Lid is on the kettle? I see you have it insulated.
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-16-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By atoughram
Yes - Auber 40a SSR's are rated at 1.6V drop @...

Yes - Auber 40a SSR's are rated at 1.6V drop @ 25C (Not sure what SSR you have) - check for loose connections while you're in there.
Forum: Washington HomeBrew Forum 04-15-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By atoughram
I know a guy in Federal Way. I can ask if...

I know a guy in Federal Way.

I can ask if he's interested?
Forum: DIY Projects 04-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 37,887
Posted By atoughram
The Raspberry Pi has very limited I/O...

The Raspberry Pi has very limited I/O (approximately 17 pins of mixed use)

The YUN has more I/O (20 pins mixed use)

Raspberry Pi has 10/100 Ethernet only

The YUN has 10/100 and WIFI

The...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,158
Posted By atoughram
I didnt know you used a spider.... BTW -...

I didnt know you used a spider....

BTW - that last one I tasted - with the green hops?? TASTY!!! :) :rockin:
Forum: General Techniques 04-15-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,533
Posted By atoughram
I dry fired my RIMS element - a 2kw ULWD unit -...

I dry fired my RIMS element - a 2kw ULWD unit - without any consequences. Heated it up until it started smoking and the brushed off the residue after it cooled down. It's a resistored element that...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-15-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 59,606
Posted By atoughram
Yea - I bet if mine were in a carboy, it would be...

Yea - I bet if mine were in a carboy, it would be rockin' and rollin' It's hard to see anything but krausen in my roto-molded plastic conical though. I noticed that the temperature on the side of...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-15-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 37,887
Posted By atoughram
Yes - you can try using a q-tip and some...

Yes - you can try using a q-tip and some denatured alcohol or rubbing alcohol. Be careful to keep it off of the display, try and clean only the solder pads where your trying to make contact. Clean...
Forum: Washington HomeBrew Forum 04-15-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 829
Posted By atoughram
11 gallons of Saison! :tank:

11 gallons of Saison! :tank:
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