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Old 05-16-2013, 05:57 AM   #291
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Do you use false bottoms in all three of your brew pots?


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Old 05-16-2013, 05:58 AM   #292
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Do you use false bottoms in all three of your brew pots?
No, only the mash tun.


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Old 05-17-2013, 02:54 AM   #293
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Thanks. In the youtube video you have (page 7) it looked like there was a false bottom in the HLT, which seemed a bit excessive, but also made me wonder if you were using them in all 3.

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Old 05-17-2013, 04:46 AM   #294
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Thanks. In the youtube video you have (page 7) it looked like there was a false bottom in the HLT, which seemed a bit excessive, but also made me wonder if you were using them in all 3.

Thanks again.
Wow, you don't miss a thing! Yes, at that point in time I was using a false bottom in the HLT. Reason for it is that when I did a double brew day, I would take the MLT off the rig to clean it out and slide the HLT over in place of the MLT. I could then get it filling and heating while I cleaned the first MLT. Once cleaned, the MLT would go back in place of the HLT. It was just for allowing overlap of stuff to maximize time.

I no longer do that as I use the tippy dump now to quickly dump the MLT and I rinse it in place.
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Old 05-31-2013, 04:52 PM   #295
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Jon, I've been reviewing also using HSIs on the burners. If the burner goes out, does it automatically relight?
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Jon, I've been reviewing also using HSIs on the burners. If the burner goes out, does it automatically relight?
No, not with my setup. You can get automated gas valves with flame rectifiers that will sense and re-light. It's never been an issue for me and I don't run the system unattended.
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Jon, I've been reviewing also using HSIs on the burners. If the burner goes out, does it automatically relight?
I use the honeywell S8910U ignition model with my hsi's with flame rectification. It works really well
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3 BCS outputs to 3 120V SSR's for the gas valves. Jon, I see that you have the gas valves plugged into the outlets numbered 16,18,and 20. My 3 gas valves are 120v with two wires. I want to know how and if there might be a better way to get power the gas valves rather than using the outlets?
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3 BCS outputs to 3 120V SSR's for the gas valves. Jon, I see that you have the gas valves plugged into the outlets numbered 16,18,and 20. My 3 gas valves are 120v with two wires. I want to know how and if there might be a better way to get power the gas valves rather than using the outlets?
You can just hardwire them. I only used outlets for convenience. I did have a brew day where a solenoid on a gas valve failed and in about 5 minutes I was able to swap a solenoid from a different valve and plug it into the proper outlet for continued operation.
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For a newbie, this is just plain amazing! I'm not a welder or techie or electrician.... BUT have gotten so much logic from this detailed thread that my learning curve has been drastically reduced! Thanks, Jon


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