Originally Posted by hafmpty
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.