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Forum: DIY Projects 06-22-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Just a reminder^^^ :-) Also many people ask,...

Just a reminder^^^ :-)

Also many people ask, if I had the build to do over again would I do anything differently. After brewing over 500 gallons on this system, the answer without a doubt is no....
Forum: DIY Projects 10-09-2013, 08:14 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Thanks! The casters are locking swivel casters...

Thanks! The casters are locking swivel casters bought on ebay. I welded them on.
Forum: DIY Projects 02-01-2012, 10:23 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Looks great! :mug:

Looks great! :mug:
Forum: DIY Projects 01-18-2012, 01:23 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Yepper... you have the switch wired wrong. Just...

Yepper... you have the switch wired wrong. Just go down to Radioshack and throw down the $3 for a SPDT. :-)
Forum: DIY Projects 01-18-2012, 01:14 PM
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Posted By jlandin
You'll have to use your multimeter to test the...

You'll have to use your multimeter to test the circuit at each point. Test the voltage at the 24V output (pre-switch), post-switch into PID, PID output (directly), and the coaxial output connector....
Forum: DIY Projects 01-18-2012, 12:19 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Are you running the 24V source through the PID?...

Are you running the 24V source through the PID? If you have the SYL2362 PID, check the manual (here (http://auberins.com/images/Manual/SYL-2362%20instruction%201.6.pdf)) section 10.3 and make sure...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-31-2011, 12:36 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Yes. They came with the yellow corrugated hose...

Yes. They came with the yellow corrugated hose kits (hot water heater aisle fom home depot/lowes).
Forum: DIY Projects 10-27-2011, 07:18 PM
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Posted By jlandin
That's exactly correct. Just some soft copper...

That's exactly correct. Just some soft copper tubing and a tubing bender.
Forum: DIY Projects 10-25-2011, 02:03 PM
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Posted By jlandin
The panel doesn't generate any noticeable heat....

The panel doesn't generate any noticeable heat. The 24V wire was probably 10guage or so. I bought a roll and used what was needed (not sure how many feet). Just measure your distance and go buy some...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-10-2011, 04:51 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Each of the wires is soldered to a different lead...

Each of the wires is soldered to a different lead on the jacks. Red goes to the center lead, black to the outer lead.
Forum: DIY Projects 09-28-2011, 09:52 PM
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Posted By jlandin
I used the high-flow coolant couplings from...

I used the high-flow coolant couplings from McMaster Carr. Here’s the catalog page: http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/117/286
Forum: DIY Projects 09-28-2011, 12:43 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Thanks James. You can get the switches at...

Thanks James. You can get the switches at Radioshack or any other electronics store. They are "Single Pole Double Throw" (SPDT) switches. It just means that there is a single voltage source coming...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-13-2011, 05:18 PM
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Posted By jlandin
I would put in manual electric spark ignitors,...

I would put in manual electric spark ignitors, like you have on a grill. I still plan to do that.



I lock the castors on brew day (they are double locking, meaning they lock the wheel and the...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-11-2011, 12:28 PM
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Posted By jlandin
I'm glad this project has helped you out! I made...

I'm glad this project has helped you out! I made the windscreens out of sheet aluminum. Bent around a keg, clamped to the right size, drilled, and then riveted.

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Josh
Forum: DIY Projects 08-08-2011, 03:00 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Yes. If you want to squeeze every drop of BTUs...

Yes. If you want to squeeze every drop of BTUs from your banjos, you probably want to use the 3/4" Honeywell that you linked to (VR8300). I plumbed everything with 1/2" so I used the VR8200 valves.
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Forum: DIY Projects 08-08-2011, 02:47 PM
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Posted By jlandin
Hey John, I just went out and took some...

Hey John,

I just went out and took some pictures to help explain...

I ran a piece of conduit along the gas manifold (ziptied to it) and have both the pump power and valve power wires going...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-25-2011, 06:00 PM
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Posted By jlandin
It's your call. I used Lonnie's idea for the QD...

It's your call. I used Lonnie's idea for the QD tees and I'm pleased with them.

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Josh
Forum: DIY Projects 05-09-2011, 12:39 AM
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Posted By jlandin
Since boil aggression tends to vary, I adjust the...

Since boil aggression tends to vary, I adjust the third one manually with the valve.

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Josh
Forum: DIY Projects 04-27-2011, 05:53 PM
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Posted By jlandin
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Hopefully that got your attention. ;-)

I get a TON of messages from HBT users about my Brutus 10. I try to reply...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-14-2011, 08:45 PM
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Posted By jlandin
I bought mine from here...

I bought mine from here (http://www.plumbingsupply.com/gasconnectors.html) and they are flare fittings.

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Josh
Forum: DIY Projects 03-14-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 391
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Posted By jlandin
Yes, the regulator connects to the tank and has a...

Yes, the regulator connects to the tank and has a hose which connects to the stand (on the gas manifold).

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Josh
Forum: DIY Projects 02-25-2011, 04:44 PM
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Posted By jlandin
My Brutus 10 inspired system: ...

My Brutus 10 inspired system:

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l198/jlandin/beer/mbs4/IMG_0176.jpg

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l198/jlandin/beer/mbs4/IMG_0177.jpg

Build thread in my...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-09-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 245,072
Posted By jlandin
Thanks Bryan! See this post...

Thanks Bryan!

See this post (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/my-new-brew-system-brutus-10-some-nice-modifications-172927/index16.html#post2222742) for dimensions.

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Josh
Forum: DIY Projects 01-24-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 391
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Posted By jlandin
Here's an in-use video of the entire brew day...

Here's an in-use video of the entire brew day summed up in 8 mins. This was the 8th batch on the system. I'll be brewing the 14th batch on it this weekend.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--Tfdfitqmc...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-21-2011, 02:10 PM
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Posted By jlandin
I fired the burners with the kegs on top (fill...

I fired the burners with the kegs on top (fill with water), and I used an infrared thermometer to keep an eye on the hottest parts of the frame. From there, just follow the heating instructions on...
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