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Old 03-28-2012, 01:13 PM   #11
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I got real lucky a few years back. I was looking through my local scrap yard and they had about 20 of them sitting on a pallet in beat up boxes.. It was a good find.

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Old 03-28-2012, 03:05 PM   #12
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Can't wait to see how this comes out, I see a conical in my future.... distant future, but I will have one at some point. Hahaa


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Old 03-28-2012, 04:02 PM   #13
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Old 03-28-2012, 04:22 PM   #14
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I would like to do something like this.

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Old 03-28-2012, 04:26 PM   #15
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I can share also my experience with the same problem for cooling 30L conical fermenter.



I have used a solid state TEC peltier coler with air-water heat exchanger controlled by PID regulator
I use an internal stainless steel immersion chiller

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Here a complete report..in Italian…but form the picture I hope you can understand my assembly and design


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Old 05-01-2012, 03:00 AM   #16
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Sorry for the delay on this guys. I ended up brewing a stout and making the fermenter unavailable to finish this. The good new is that I'll be transferring the beer tomorrow to a carboy so I can finish this!

As of right now I've been using the controller to monitor the fermenter temp : http://twitter.com/#!/OhMyGoshBrewing


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Old 08-28-2012, 09:17 PM   #17
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Hey sorry for the delay here, been busy all summer. I ran into some snags on getting a stainless coil for inside the fermenter. Also not too much downtime for the fermenter, lots of thirsty friends lol!! Hopefully I'll have some update soon. Up until now I have been using the reporting from this controller to monitor the fermenter via twitter.

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Finally! Last parts have been ordered from StainlessBrewing and I should have this running shortly. I've been stuck looking for the right stainless coil for the cooling/heating loop for a while. Stumbled onto their thread in the vendor showcase. Great guys, quick responses in email and can make exactly what I need. I should have some pictures when things show up.

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Old 11-26-2012, 06:51 PM   #20
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Parts are getting delivered today! Can't wait to start working on this tonight. I should be able to post some pictures later.

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