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Old 06-09-2012, 10:24 PM   #11
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Go! Go! Go!

Congrats on making the decision to go electric! I'm brewing batch #2 tomorrow on my new system.

You will never regret it and will make awesome beers!

Your panel is coming together really nicely!


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Old 06-09-2012, 11:07 PM   #12
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Also, anyone have any ideas on making the 2in holes for the 220 outlets.
I ordered some online...waited forever...finally realized they had not even shipped so I canceled the order and went to HD. Just be careful not to drill the smaller holes for the pumps with the bit meant for the elements.


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Old 06-10-2012, 01:55 PM   #13
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Just be careful not to drill the smaller holes for the pumps with the bit meant for the elements.
I second that. Made that mistake when drilling for my xlr connector.

I used a 1 3/4 hole saw from Lowes, then the dremel to get the exact fit co I didn't need a cover. The 2 inch saw will give you a gap.
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Old 08-04-2012, 03:42 AM   #14
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It seems like forever since I have last worked on this project. Super long workdays and a four-month-old child (and a 3 year old too) take priority. Here's some recent pics of some progress I've made. All holes and Outlets have been cut and test mounted on the bottom of Control Panel. Also here is the proposed layout of internal components.



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Old 08-05-2012, 05:36 PM   #15
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Could you possibly post the wiring diagram tat you used for this? Thanks.
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Old 08-05-2012, 06:24 PM   #16
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I'll have to actually create one first. For the m oat part it is a Kal clone with PJs e-stop. I will probably write up some wiring diagrams for each part of the system separately for my own future reference. I'll post them when I do.

Unless someone can direct me to an online tool, they will all be drawn by hand and not near as pretty as some of the other diagrams found here in the forums.
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All internal components mounted to back plate. Now I just need to drill some quick holes to mount the heat sinks on the top. Sand prime paint... And hopefully start wiring this weekend.



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All holes drilled and cut. Just got done priming. Should have paint on by this afternoon.



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Be sure to rough it up before painting (sand it) or every bump will take off paint....


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