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Old 06-07-2010, 04:11 PM   #1
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I've never had a bad day brewing until this last Saturday.

I took a week of vacation and some plans fell through, so i decided to brew this weekend instead.

Everything was going great. Hit my strike temp, doing a little cleaning up and getting ready to sit back and have a beer.

Then my dog, who was attached to a long leash in the front yard decided to investigate what was going on. The dog got wrapped up in the canopy, pulled the canopy and my two tier system all down into a heap of destruction. As I started to clean up, I thought "Nobody would believed this", so I took a few pics.

After reviewing the damage report, we only lost the floating thermometer from the HLT and a few of the valve handles were bent, but still workable.

Anyway, I cleaned up and set back up while my friend went back to LHBS and got a more grains. Of course his van over heated on the way there and the owner had to help him out. Many Thanks Ray!

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Old 06-07-2010, 04:16 PM   #2
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My deepest condolences......
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:20 PM   #3
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How's the dog? No hot mash bath I hope.

 
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:23 PM   #4
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I'll bet your dog was freeeaked out. Is he ok? Brew equipment can be repaired.
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:27 PM   #5
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Amazingly the dog escaped being hit by the HLT or the boiling water inside.

 
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:29 PM   #6
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Amazingly the dog escaped being hit by the HLT or the boiling water inside.
How about the boot?
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:29 PM   #7
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you weren't sitting in that chair when this happened, were you?!
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:29 PM   #8
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Amazingly the dog escaped being hit by the HLT or the boiling water inside.
yay! Then I am sorry for your equipment loss, but happy for your little friend.
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:31 PM   #9
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I strongly suspect your dog will never go near the canopy or brew rig again. Single incident fear-based learning has a survival factor.

How did the replacement batch go?
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Old 06-07-2010, 04:31 PM   #10
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Devastating...

Glad everyone's okay... And that you still decided to brew!

 
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