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Old 05-17-2011, 06:21 PM   #51
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I'm in the Columbia MD area and have to drive to Frederick fairly often for work, do you still have any around?

 
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:28 PM   #52
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Got it yesterday. This thing is sweet! What would be the problem with just putting some toolbox liner (mesh material to keep the container from sliding around) on top of the stir plate instead of lexan? Do I need to cover the whole top?
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:29 PM   #53
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We are out of them for now. As soon as some become available I'll get them moving out again. I hope everyone has some fun with these baby's.

 
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:33 PM   #54
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Got it yesterday. This thing is sweet! What would be the problem with just putting some toolbox liner (mesh material to keep the container from sliding around) on top of the stir plate instead of lexan? Do I need to cover the whole top?
You don't have to put anything on the top. Just be careful especially if you are going to mix a big carboy. And of course don't spill anything into it. Ebay has a lot of nice rare earth magnets and stir bars as well.

My first experiment is going to be mixing a mead! I figure if I warm everything up and mix it in slowly we should be good to go.

 
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:27 AM   #55
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You still have them at $16.50 with tracking and insurance added?
Count me in for one once they become available again.
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:34 AM   #56
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:42 AM   #57
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You don't have to put anything on the top. Just be careful especially if you are going to mix a big carboy. And of course don't spill anything into it. Ebay has a lot of nice rare earth magnets and stir bars as well.

My first experiment is going to be mixing a mead! I figure if I warm everything up and mix it in slowly we should be good to go.
Gotcha. I don't have any plans for a carboy yet. But I'll keep that in mind. thanks
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Old 05-19-2011, 07:08 PM   #58
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how are people sticking these magnets to the base? I tested mine and only the center is magnetic. The outer areas bust be SS cause i cant get the magnet to stick. I was going to buy 2 cube magnets to go on opposite sides near the edge to match up with the North and South poles of the stir bar. However I cant do this cause the magnets I use need to touch the very middle to stick. I was thinking about a 2"X0.5"X0.25" bar magnet but all the ones i see are polarized through the thickness not length. I will need to check if this will work polarized through the thickness. I want to make it super strong so I can spin a 2" stir bar at max speed to use in my boil kettle to keep the wort moving as I chill with my inner cooler

 
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Old 05-20-2011, 10:29 AM   #59
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Dang it I thought I posted this pic. My magnets held on to the center post well so I just stacked them up as high as I could. I would like to see if a wider patch of magnets would allow it to go to a higher rpm for aerating better. I don't think you want to aerate hot wort though.

Warning these magnets can flip over and pinch the heck out of ya and draw blood

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Old 05-20-2011, 11:53 AM   #60
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I would like to be added to the list as well. Thanks.
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