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Old 11-24-2015, 06:49 AM   #91
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Can't wait to see this bling machine make wort!
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Nice job on the pump cords. I think you'll be glad you did it that way down the road. Control panel arrives tomorrow? Score! And here I was just excited that the sharpening stones for my new Gyuto would be here on Wednesday. Your control panel puts that in perspective!
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Can't wait to see this bling machine make wort!
Me too!
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Nice job on the pump cords. I think you'll be glad you did it that way down the road. Control panel arrives tomorrow? Score! And here I was just excited that the sharpening stones for my new Gyuto would be here on Wednesday. Your control panel puts that in perspective!
Thanks man! Yes sir tomorrow is the day! I'm happy your getting your sharpening stones, it's the little things too that count also!

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Me too!
I don't know. I reckon once it's all complete you get it wrapped in a giant mylar argon-filled pouch and preserve your unsullied creation in its pristine state.

Future generations of semi-amphibious Floridians can view it in awe and wonder, "what magic or other-worldy visitors had a hand in its birth".

I vote Mylar pouch and get back to stove-top brewing.



Seriously though. Learning so much from this thread. Tremendous pictures. Thanks @jcav Can't wait to see this beaut in action.

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Thanks Gavin, hopefully this Sunday I will do the maiden voyage on her and see how well she makes wort! It's funny I started with the stove and extract and then quickly got into partial mash in 2002 and kept expanding from there. Man when I think of all the money I have spent since then, is this a crazy hobby or what. Once you get into brewing it's easy to get completely obsessed as evidenced by the kagillion brew rigs all over this forum. Man I love it though, brewing is in our roots, it's our heritage, totally American. All the pilgrims and forefathers brewed. I am very eager to get into it at a more advanced level and hopefully turn out some great beers!

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A little birdie tells me the panel has arrived safely... awaiting pics!

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Old 11-26-2015, 12:35 AM   #98
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A little birdie tells me the panel has arrived safely... awaiting pics!

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Hey Kal, Christmas at the Cavaliere's came early this year!
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I had to take the cover off of my outlet box. I will put it back on after I brew for protection and take it off when I brew, as the plug is too big in the 90 degree position for it to fit under the door. Not a problem....
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I have a stainless steel stand on casters that I made for my other box that I will mount this box to. Kal you are the man! I can't get over the quality of the box, the texture of the powder coat is awesome, the wiring is so clean and tight, and you even used high quality Neutrik XLR connectors for the temp probes. Mike you did an outstanding job assembling this control box and it really is a pleasure to do business with company a solid as you guys. It is hard to lay out this kind of cash for a product unseen on the internet, but if anyone out there is considering purchasing this control box and is on the fence, I can highly recommend it and I'd say go for it, the pictures do not do it justice and you really have to see it in person. I am very happy I went this route and had Kal and Mike build this for me. Now I have to calibrate the probes, do some tests and do a test run, and then I hope I can brew on Sunday!

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Kal you are the man! I can't get over the quality of the box, the texture of the powder coat is awesome, the wiring is so clean and tight, and you even used high quality Neutrik XLR connectors for the temp probes. Mike you did an outstanding job assembling this control box and it really is a pleasure to do business with company a solid as you guys.
I'm glad your happy John and that it all arrived safely!

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Now I have to calibrate the probes, do some tests and do a test run, and then I hope I can brew on Sunday!
Please make sure to heed the warning on the big label that came on the panel and double check all high voltage screw connections inside the panel with a screwdriver (basically make sure any big fat wire attached with a screw is tight).

There shouldn't be any issues but it's a double check we like people to do - just in case.

Happy brewing!

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