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Old 03-27-2013, 02:50 PM   #11
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Why not go electric?

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Old 03-27-2013, 03:16 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by crazyirishman34 View Post
Why not go electric?
I'm not interested in electric brewing at this time. I have really come to enjoy brewing with friends. With my propane setup, as long as I have gas and water, I can brew no matter the location.

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Old 03-28-2013, 03:42 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by hafmpty View Post
It's definitely a "lower tech" option that means I have to babysit the mash a bit, but that doesn't seem like that big of a deal. Limulus, how often do you have to turn on the heat to the MLT to keep temps? I realize I'm using a HERMS coil, but I suspect I'd turn the heat on to the HLT where the HERMS coil is only a few times.
with HERMS the only time I put fire to the tun is during ramp ups in step mashing just to reduce lag time. Otherwise, never. RIMS is a different creature.

And yeah, it sounds like that controller is doing PWM, which is great for electric, but you can't use it for gas.

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