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Old 03-17-2012, 09:31 PM   #131
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I hate to be a bother, but did you ever get a wiring diagram? I have really enjoyed following your build



 
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Old 03-19-2012, 03:12 PM   #132
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I hate to be a bother, but did you ever get a wiring diagram? I have really enjoyed following your build
My nephew moved out of state so I never got him to draw up a schematic. I'll put some thing together from my hand written notes soon. (The PID wiring is right out of the instruction manual)


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Old 03-19-2012, 05:41 PM   #133
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It looks like your water filter setup is what I'm going to go for, could you post more info on that setup please?

 
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Old 03-20-2012, 02:59 PM   #134
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It looks like your water filter setup is what I'm going to go for, could you post more info on that setup please?
Well it's two inline home depot whole house filter housings. Ametek filter housings are old but may still be available. I posted the link early in this thread. The first filter is a simple 2 micron general filter and the second is a carbon block I get at the LHBS. I have two in-line ball valves to control flow thru the filters or divert it for washing down the kettles etc. For better pics and the link on the filters please look earlier in this thread.

Edit: Also I had to beef up any silicone hoses running the full pressure tap water. busted a hose and learned this the hard way.. So for that I now use Silbrade hose.. just a 6 foot run since that stuff is $$$
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:17 PM   #135
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I hate to be a bother, but did you ever get a wiring diagram? I have really enjoyed following your build
here's the best I have right now.. Its not all on one page and some images are from other schematics I just worked into my design.. Hope these help.. If you have any questions on how I wired something Let me know..
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Old 03-20-2012, 07:35 PM   #136
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:26 PM   #137
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here's a crappy basic idea of what I did.. I'll try to clean this up sometime soon
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:08 AM   #138
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Excellent, and very helpful. Thanks

 
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Old 04-15-2012, 03:51 PM   #139
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This system is a joy to use. It friggin nails the temps. The Blichman (thermometer in the pic below) is @ the bottom of my MLT, the PID (probe) is just to the right of that thermo and the big dial therm is the HEX out. The MLT delta is 2*f an I am stylin. Drinking my new DIPA called "RIP" cause it's a red IPA / I've been sharing my brews for about a year now with the staff an owner of a very nice restaurant near me. He has approached me now and wants to open a brew pub. So here we go again??
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:48 PM   #140
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Made a Vid showing Mash-out on my system.. and my new Grant idea in testing. Will eventually start a thread on building the Auto Grant and the Auto Sparge


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