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Old 12-05-2012, 02:04 PM   #1051
fc36
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I have the tri-clover clamp rims tube and the guys are right every time I tear the rig apart there's a weird slime on all the parts that need a gentle scrub to remove. The tube cost me around 150 but piece of mind was worth it. I have a parts list if anyone wants it.
Yes please. Just built an Omron E5GN PID temp controller and I'm looking for something other than a ferm fridge/kegerator to use it on. I feel a simple thermostat is sufficient in both of those cases.



 
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:40 PM   #1052
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Yes please. Just built an Omron E5GN PID temp controller and I'm looking for something other than a ferm fridge/kegerator to use it on. I feel a simple thermostat is sufficient in both of those cases.
heres the list of all the ss pieces i used for the tube with quantities
http://www.glaciertanks.com/NPT_TriC...T_1_1_2_Female _to_1_1_2_TriClamp_Heavy_Duty.html 1Ea
http://www.glaciertanks.com/NPT_TriC...eavy_Duty.html 1Ea
http://www.glaciertanks.com/TriClamp...-1_1_2_TC.html 2 Ea
http://www.glaciertanks.com/TriClamp...EAVY_DUTY.html 5 Ea
http://www.glaciertanks.com/Silicone...1_2_White.html 5 Ea
http://www.glaciertanks.com/TriClamp...ong_1_1_2.html 2 Ea

heres the electric stuff i used minus a few odds and ends

http://www.auberins.com/index.php?ma...page=1&sort=3a
1Ea 25 Amp SSR
1Ea 25 Amp heat sink
http://www.auberins.com/index.php?ma...&products_id=3 1Ea
Liquid tight RTD sensor, 4 in, 1/2 NPT Thread 1 Ea

If you want pics of my rig just let me know.



 
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:01 PM   #1053
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I think I've finally decided to go with RIMS. Any pictures or details you could share would be great.

 
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Old 12-06-2012, 08:03 PM   #1054
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If you want pics of my rig just let me know.
Absolutely! Pics are always great. Luckily, I have the PID put together. All I need is a project box or enclosure to put it in and a cord with cord grip. Then a RIMS tube and March pump and I'm set. ****, that's actually a lot of stuff I need. Haha

 
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Old 12-07-2012, 12:59 AM   #1055
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The tube

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Here's my control box made from a cheap ss box from harbor freight

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Close up of controls. The xlr hook up is for the temp probe the left switch is for the pump. The middle switch is for the pid control and the right switch is the element kill switch.

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March pump

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Power supply waterproof cover

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Power supply the male is the power in and the female goes to the element.

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My messy wiring.

 
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:24 PM   #1056
TrueLeaf2011
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Nice setup

 
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:27 PM   #1057
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Thanks man my whole setup is portable and cleans up nice. It looks nice as long as I keep the tool box closed. 😀

 
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:18 PM   #1058
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Ever had any problem w/ the SSR overheating and sticking closed?

 
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:31 PM   #1059
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No under the ssr is a heat sink and I leave the tool box cracked I want to install a fan eventually.

 
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:11 AM   #1060
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No under the ssr is a heat sink and I leave the tool box cracked I want to install a fan eventually.
Cool. Just checking. I've head nightmares about them overheatng and sticking closrd-



 
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