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Old 03-24-2010, 10:57 PM   #31
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Hey guys, just to be perfectly clear, and for future generations, this combo kit comes with two metal washers, and one silicone washer, should a metal washer go inside and outside, and the silicone one goes inside?


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Old 03-25-2010, 01:20 AM   #32
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NooB question. Can the sight glass be calibrated, so you know exactly how much liquid is in, or is it just to give you an idea what level the liquid is at?
In addition to Chainsaw's advice, I'd recommend (if you want to be more accurate) that you make sure your kettle is perfectly level before you calibrate. A modest lean can cause the wort level in the sightglass to be off, and inconsistant in the future, if the kettle is leveled differently.


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Old 03-26-2010, 01:48 PM   #33
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Hey guys, just to be perfectly clear, and for future generations, this combo kit comes with two metal washers, and one silicone washer, should a metal washer go inside and outside, and the silicone one goes inside?
No... instructions come in every box.

Some kits come with one metal washer, some with two. I make that call when I thread the bushing in. If it stops a little short, I add another washer as a shim.

The metal washer, or washers, go on the inside of the vessel and the silicone oring goes on the outside. No exceptions, this is the way to make it completely leak free the first time.
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In addition to Chainsaw's advice, I'd recommend (if you want to be more accurate) that you make sure your kettle is perfectly level before you calibrate. A modest lean can cause the wort level in the sightglass to be off, and inconsistant in the future, if the kettle is leveled differently.
Great point. It doesn't have to be perfect every time you brew but at least during the calibration step, it should be as close to level as possible.
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Are the sight tube thermometers back in stock?

Also, do you carry a weldless keggle valve that includes all parts? i.e. bulkhead, washers, valve, etc...etc...?
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Barring some unexpected opportunity, I won't have the thermo/sight kits back in for at least a few weeks. My thermometer supplier is beginning a new manufacturing cycle soon but current stock is gone.

I WILL have the regular weldless sight kits (sans thermometer) this week.

I thought about doing bulkhead kits but frankly there is plenty of competition out there doing it.
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Barring some unexpected opportunity, I won't have the thermo/sight kits back in for at least a few weeks. My thermometer supplier is beginning a new manufacturing cycle soon but current stock is gone.

I WILL have the regular weldless sight kits (sans thermometer) this week.

I thought about doing bulkhead kits but frankly there is plenty of competition out there doing it.
OK, thanks. Could you PM me when you get them back in stock?
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Sure, I'll also post here.
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