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    Mypin ta4 overshooting

    The "out1" stays illuminated after the setpoint has been reached.
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    Mypin ta4 overshooting

    The sensor is reading the correct temperature. I checked it with a thermapen. It won't shut off at all. I let it run to see if maybe it'd cut out after a certain differential, but it just kept climbing.
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    Mypin ta4 overshooting

    So months back, I bought one of Tom Hargrave's assesmbled controllers. I was fortunate enough to get it, but now that he has my money, he won't answer any questions I have concerning it. So I watched a few videos on youtube and finally figured out how to set the temperature. The problem I'm...
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    Looking for feedback on Juicy Fruit IPA recipe

    Add that orange peel to secondary instead of during the boil. You'll get more aroma that way. I've found that 1g per 1L seems to do the trick.
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    1.75gal ball lock or 2.5gal??

    I have two 2.5 gallon ball lock kegs and love them. They're big enough to carbonate 1 gal batches, and fit perfectly in my fridge. They're also big enough to split a regular 5 gallon batch say I want to dry-hop half a batch differently.
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    How many gallons of homebrew in 2015?

    + 5 gallons American IPA 2700
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    How many gallons of homebrew in 2015?

    5 gallons of English IPA 590.5
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    Brewer's Hardware trub filter, any users?

    I have one, but can't get it to work without using a pump. Word of caution: This sucker is heavy. It tipped over one of my smaller kettles one session when I took my eyes off of it. Messy floor.
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    Ball valves suck, trying out 1/2" threaded butterfly valves

    I have a bunch of them on my setup and love them. You couldn't PAY me to go back to those bolted ball valves.
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    What can I 'repurpose' from a washer and dryer

    I've heard of guys pulling the motors out of the washer to motorize their mills.
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    Dances With WLP080 Cream Ale

    I just pitched this into a cream ale I made over the weekend. I'll post back once it's carbed up.
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    Racking To Bottling Bucket Question

    It something happens to your siphon, cut the hose off of it and use it to manually start a gravity siphon.
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    best dry hops

    I've yet to get any grassiness out of it. But then again, I only dry hop with it during high krausen and pull it after 5 days.
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    best dry hops

    I like Amarillo and Galaxy together. It's a fruit-bomb.