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Old 10-10-2012, 02:23 PM   #21
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No you have to buy them separate.
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:05 PM   #22
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Yea I'd say the kit is pretty complete. The schematics leave a lot to be desired. My brother in law called me last night and said that there are some things on there that don't make sense. He's an electrician so I believe him. I also looked at it and there were a few things I would have done differently. Other than that though, all the parts seem to be quality, and the shipping was fairly fast. I got the heatsink seperately from heatsinksusa.com Their prices are a bit more reasonable.
Can you comment on what didn't make sense or what you would have done differently?

I'm about to pull the trigger on one of these.

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Old 11-14-2012, 07:55 PM   #23
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+1... interested in what didn't make sense, and also what size enclosure you'd recommend.

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Old 11-14-2012, 08:21 PM   #24
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I'll have to talk to him but I know the one big thing is that the Schematic uses a different PID than what is needed. You should use a 2325 and that is a 2324. The other thing is the color coding and gauge size. There is a lot of yellow on that diagram so it is sometimes hard to make out what is what. They are the main things. I don't think there was anything that was safety related. I would go ahead and get it. Nice kit for the price.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:30 PM   #25
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I believe I bought a 16 x 14 x 8 panel. Personally I would go with what either he supplys or what the Kals build requires. Even this is a bit tight but works.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:40 PM   #26
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What was your total cost so far in your build.. I am looking at his as alternative kit. http://www.theelectricbrewery.com/pa...t-for-building

 
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:40 PM   #27
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I'll have to talk to him but I know the one big thing is that the Schematic uses a different PID than what is needed. You should use a 2325 and that is a 2324. The other thing is the color coding and gauge size. There is a lot of yellow on that diagram so it is sometimes hard to make out what is what. They are the main things. I don't think there was anything that was safety related. I would go ahead and get it. Nice kit for the price.
Thanks, I guess the schematic was updated since you bought yours because the new one uses 2362 PIDs.

Also, there is still a lot of yellow on there, but the schematic has 11 different pages so you can see each wire colour individually

http://www.ebrewsupply.com/designs/P...D-Electric.pdf

 
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Old 11-15-2012, 03:08 AM   #28
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Thanks, I guess the schematic was updated since you bought yours because the new one uses 2362 PIDs.

Also, there is still a lot of yellow on there, but the schematic has 11 different pages so you can see each wire colour individually

http://www.ebrewsupply.com/designs/P...D-Electric.pdf
Sorry guys, I'm happy to help on these. The drawing currently up is a few iterations old. I have done a number of tweaks since, but I have also been wrestling server problems, so I had let the drawings online go out of date (clue is the mis-spelling of electric in the top right box). The PID I use in the drawing should be based on the 2362 model. This is a good, basic PID unit, but the drawings can be quickly updated to others.

The enclosure that I have in stock should be the same size as Kal's. This was mainly because it was a good place to start, and now, having built a few panels, I can vouch for space.

If you have any questions, please PM or email me, I usually work nights on this all, so I have an eye out for questions.

Nice build CoalCracker, I hope its working well for you.
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:10 AM   #29
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Sorry guys, I'm happy to help on these. The drawing currently up is a few iterations old. I have done a number of tweaks since, but I have also been wrestling server problems, so I had let the drawings online go out of date (clue is the mis-spelling of electric in the top right box). The PID I use in the drawing should be based on the 2362 model. This is a good, basic PID unit, but the drawings can be quickly updated to others.

The enclosure that I have in stock should be the same size as Kal's. This was mainly because it was a good place to start, and now, having built a few panels, I can vouch for space.

If you have any questions, please PM or email me, I usually work nights on this all, so I have an eye out for questions.

Nice build CoalCracker, I hope its working well for you.
Thanks. It looks like you updated the schematic? The word electric is spelled right now.

Also, I want to get 2352 for my PIDs instead of 2362, I think I can just swap it and not change any of the wiring, right?

 
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:36 PM   #30
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No, the wiring is different. Compare the schematics with the white papers that came with the PID.



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