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    For Sale WTS: Cam lock fittings, three piece ball valves, HERMS coil and sight tube

    Can you send me your cell? I would like to purchase all the cam fittings
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    Flow trouble

    Is your CFC clear? Will your wort flow if it is not connected to the CFC?
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    System reconfiguration after a year of use.

    I installed a sprayer off of a three way valve from my HLT to rinse my BIAB.
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    Pump for basement sink?

    I would go to a plumbing supply store as they have very good options. I installed on in my basement some time ago, might be a Zoeler product with a self contained cath basis but works flawlessly.
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    Spike steam condensor lid

    Tommy: What are you looking to get from it? I might be able to drive to pick it up.
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    Glycol chiller and counterflow chiller?

    Similar to other conversations... made my own AC glycol chiller but added a large 14 G cooler plus 300' of PEX tubing that I buried outside for thermal capacity. I chill down the tank and recirculate for the maximum benefit and can chill 11G with this set up.
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    CO2 Leak Hunting

    Glad to hear there is so much info on gas leaks. My experience is on-going and have tried everything from spraying and looking for bubble to complete submersion. I found multiple leaks to include one of the gauges that I replaced. Still leaked and I discovered it was a small beverage line leak...
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    Your most epic MacGyver moments

    I built a closed circuit chiller using 300' of 1" PEX tubing buried in the ground for constant temperature. Works great and no wasted water for chilling.
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    My DIY Glycol Chiller has Rust

    What I did with mine was get an in line filter form Home Depot to foster out the rust. I also pulled the AC unit and trimmed the sheet metal, but make sure you wear gloves/
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    Older brewers techniques.

    Do you guys have any thoughts on the tankless Water Drop system? reverse-osmosis-water-filtration-system-for-home-wd-g2600-w
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    Suggestions for the equipment $500-$600 range.

    First, welcome to the hobby and the brewing subculture! All above are great recommendations. Not sure what your mechanical/electrical skill level is but part of the fun I have with this hobby is building my own things. If you have some modest skills you can make your own mash tun if you want an...
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    Essential non brewing equipment

    How about an adjustable wallpaper remover? Before putting in wallpaper removal chemical!
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    Brewer's Edge Mash and Boil

    I recommend talking with Rex at BIAB, when I told him i was recirculating he set me up with a different micron bag. I also suggest checking your mash temp and water to grist ratio. Rex had told me, although I haven't tested it yet, that with his bag, you can mill very fine grains and reduce the...
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    Brewer's Edge Mash and Boil

    I use a BIAB with my mash tun and a continuous spare with great results. I lift the bag to help speed the process.
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    SS Brewtech 14 G Unitank & 1/5 HP Glycol Chiller

    Interested, can you reach out via email with your phone number?