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Old 06-24-2008, 07:22 PM   #1
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Does anyone know how to make a stir plate?


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Old 06-24-2008, 07:24 PM   #2
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I got one from Yuri about 2.5 years ago. Not sure if hes still selling them though


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Old 06-24-2008, 07:24 PM   #3
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To build a stir plate one must first master the art of the search.
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Old 06-24-2008, 07:31 PM   #4
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I'd buy one from Yuri if he's up for building another batch.
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Old 06-24-2008, 07:35 PM   #5
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mcguyver style...

You'll need an old dead hard drive, a computer fan, a 5V DC wall wort, a piece of plexiglass/plastic, a piece of antislide stuff (for like cabinets). Now all you need to know is that there are very powerful rare earth magnets inside hard drives.
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Old 06-24-2008, 08:03 PM   #7
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Ya I found that thread after I had already posted this thread. After looking at that thread I think it might just be easier for me to buy one. Yuri would be the guy to ask you say.
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Look here he has a pretty good article on it. He was also on the brewingnetwork as well talking about his gadgets.

http://onebeer.net/beergadgets.shtml
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Old 06-25-2008, 12:03 AM   #9
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Does anyone know how to make a stir plate?
Don't even try, it can't be done. Totally impossible!

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Old 06-25-2008, 12:05 AM   #10
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A quick aside.......

How long do you leave it on for a starter? 24 hours a day?


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