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Old 12-21-2012, 07:48 AM   #11
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If you don't already have it, fermentation temp control. One of the most important brew improvements you'll ever make.


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Old 12-21-2012, 09:34 AM   #12
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Temp control gets my vote.


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Old 12-21-2012, 10:53 AM   #13
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Temp control gets my vote.
This, hands down. JohnsonA419 for under $60 at pexsupply.com and a $20-$50 fridge from CL and your beer goes to the next level!
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Old 12-21-2012, 04:39 PM   #14
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Without a chest freezer or some sort of chiller/heater box temp control wouldn't do much.
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:23 PM   #15
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An oxygenation setup is a good thing to have.
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:49 PM   #16
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This, hands down. JohnsonA419 for under $60 at pexsupply.com and a $20-$50 fridge from CL and your beer goes to the next level!
$60? Psh too rich for my blood. Ebay aquarium digital temp controller (STC-1000) for under $30.
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:54 PM   #17
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$60? Psh too rich for my blood. Ebay aquarium digital temp controller (STC-1000) for under $30.
Yep, but you need (should have) a relay on the compressor side.
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Old 12-21-2012, 08:38 PM   #18
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+1 to fermentation temperature control. After that, a stirplate and bigass erlenmyer. After that, oxygen system.

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Old 12-21-2012, 08:47 PM   #19
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- Get 100 spicy chicken sandwiches from Carl's Jr. (Or Hardees). Of course, taxes might bring this a bit over the budget.
- 5 Lapdances
- Break it up into 100 individual dollar bills and roll around naked in bed tonight with them before the world ends (Or did it already?)
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- Get 100 spicy chicken sandwiches from Carl's Jr. (Or Hardees). Of course, taxes might bring this a bit over the budget.
- 5 Lapdances
- Break it up into 100 individual dollar bills and roll around naked in bed tonight with them before the world ends (Or did it already?)
Make it rain!


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