Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: missing link
Forum: Electric Brewing 09-23-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,311
Posted By missing link
I used female spade connectors on the AC adapter...

I used female spade connectors on the AC adapter for the BCS. That would free up alot of space in your box.

What kind of wireless router are you using? That is the only thing I haven't...
Forum: Electric Brewing 09-02-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By missing link
There shouldn't really be a temp difference, the...

There shouldn't really be a temp difference, the thermowell will make the probe react slower to temp changes but it isn't a big difference

Linc
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-26-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,685
Posted By missing link
Since you can't put the heating element in the...

Since you can't put the heating element in the mash, you need to remove the wort from the mash to heat it and then put it back. Rims / herms or other will all have that same basic function.

Linc
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-26-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By missing link
I've used quite a few of the hf cords in my...

I've used quite a few of the hf cords in my system. The bright yellow 12 ga cord has a fairly thick cover and has worked great so far

Linc
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-25-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By missing link
I use the bcs-460 to trigger the relays. Within...

I use the bcs-460 to trigger the relays. Within the bcs system you can use external switches to make the unit behave differently. It makes for a really slick system.

During the sparge, the float...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-25-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By missing link
My electric system ver 6

I think I am getting closer to my ideal set-up. Brewed this past weekend and hit 84% with no issues at all. Hit the OG dead on. I was able to maintain my set point on my mash almost exactly the...
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-06-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,466
Posted By missing link
If your planning to use the heatstick in the...

If your planning to use the heatstick in the mash, you can't use temp control. You have to keep the heat stick in constant motion stirring the mash while watching the temp. If the heat stick stops...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-01-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By missing link
When this happens to me I just lower the...

When this happens to me I just lower the regulator setting to 8 PSI or so and start drinking. The first 4 or 5 pints are foamy and it slowly goes away as I pour more pints.

Linc
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-16-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By missing link
More than likely your element base is rusting. ...

More than likely your element base is rusting. Not a big deal. You can seal with silicone if it bothers you. I've never noticed any off flavors from mine.

Linc
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-09-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By missing link
my pumps will occasionally hum when the SSR is...

my pumps will occasionally hum when the SSR is off. Must be from the same leakage issue. Is there anyway to stop this?

Linc
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-04-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,773
Posted By missing link
I used the female spades at one point on the...

I used the female spades at one point on the power adapter for my BCS-460. I don't have any pictures of it though and I no longer use it the same way.

I don't think I used any kind of special...
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-01-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,773
Posted By missing link
When powering a wall wort, female spade...

When powering a wall wort, female spade connectors work just fine if you get the filly shielded female spades. Slide right on with no exposed metal surfaces
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-17-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,540
Posted By missing link
As long as wort is moving at more than a trickle,...

As long as wort is moving at more than a trickle, it won't boil. I preheat to say 164, then adjust my set temp to 152, close the valve to stop flow and dough in. During this time the RIMS tube is...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-12-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,870
Posted By missing link
I run PBW through mine for almost an hour just to...

I run PBW through mine for almost an hour just to get the PBW up to 170 which they say is the ideal cleaning temperature for that product.

Linc
Forum: General Techniques 02-19-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By missing link
That's a good point. I will occasionally grab...

That's a good point. I will occasionally grab the flask by the neck so I hold the foil in place and give a good swirl whenever I happen to walk by. You want there to be air exchange to help the...
Forum: General Techniques 02-19-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By missing link
I just spritz with Star san and put on snugly. ...

I just spritz with Star san and put on snugly.

It won't blow off, the gases fermentation creates build slowly and just leak out.

I often had trouble with the airlock getting stuck in the neck...
Forum: General Techniques 02-19-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By missing link
I only use tin foil as a cover for my starters.

I only use tin foil as a cover for my starters.
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-10-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,468
Posted By missing link
The heat will most definitely cause them to fail...

The heat will most definitely cause them to fail and when they fail, mine have failed in the on position. This also cooked a heating element when powering my system since the pumps hadn't primed.
...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-28-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By missing link
1500 watts will increase the temp in your hlt...

1500 watts will increase the temp in your hlt about 2 - 4 degrees per minute depending on how much sparge water is in there. In an hour tap water would be up to 180 ish

Linc
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-21-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,104
Posted By missing link
I ordered a roll as well. It's cheaper than the...

I ordered a roll as well. It's cheaper than the stiff braided vinyl home depot sells.
Forum: DIY Projects 01-17-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,523
Posted By missing link
Hose sizes and lengths are going to change how...

Hose sizes and lengths are going to change how much we flow we get. I was just offering up that I have no issues with a march pump running full throttle. This has remained true through many major...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-17-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,523
Posted By missing link
I use a march pump and I recirc with the valve...

I use a march pump and I recirc with the valve wide open The faster you can turn over the fluid in the mash tun, the more accurate your temps will be. I start out slowly and keep opening the valve....
Forum: DIY Projects 07-01-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 80,297
Posted By missing link
His kettles come apart with unions. Just a turn...

His kettles come apart with unions. Just a turn of a wrench and the kettles pop free.

Linc
Forum: DIY Projects 07-01-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,605
Posted By missing link
I use electric RIMS and love it. I have brewed...

I use electric RIMS and love it. I have brewed some very light lagers with no scorching of the wort. I use pumps and heat exchangers mounted in a box with a BCS-460 to control everything and it has...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-01-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By missing link
If it takes that long to get to each step,...

If it takes that long to get to each step, wouldn't it be just as effective to not stop at each temp and instead do a constant ramp up to your final mash temp?

I read somewhere that some breweries...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump