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    Inkbird Wifi Smart Temperature Controller, Up to 50% off ($32.5)

    Hmm, I sent the money to the email days ago but I have not gotten a response yet.
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    English base malt comparison

    Interesting article. Too bad some of these malts are hard to find in Canada.
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    English base malt comparison

    Interesting article. Too bad some of these malts are hard to find in Canada.
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    Brewing in Canada.

    Hopdawgs for sure and Ontariobeerkegs is getting more and more into ingredients everyday!
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    Show us your portable travel kegerator/cooler.

    Here is my jockey box. It uses a cold plate inside and a jac pak for CO2.
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    BrewHardware Giveaway!

    Count me in!
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    Banjo burner heat shield

    Sure will. While I am waiting for the new model to me made I may try some modifications on the old model. Another option is to just turn the heat down now that it is more efficient (I was use to pushing the burner all the way up in order to boil 50 L of wort).
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    Banjo burner heat shield

    My first model was aluminum as well. I now have a big burn mark on my deck where the molten medal was dripping down. The current models are all steel and work much better.
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    Banjo burner heat shield

    I will try a hole on the back for venting (and to make lighting easier) but I am also going to get a larger one made and compare the two models.
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    Banjo burner heat shield

    I had a chance to try the new heat shield this weekend. I brewed a 10 gallon batch of Irish Red. The shield was more efficient for boiling (I reached a boil faster) but it did have some issues. The heat built up underneath the heat shield and then spilled out under the sides of it. The heat that...
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    best place for supplies: Canada

    Ontariobeerkegs just started selling pots and are going to be selling stainless hardware soon. Their pots are a excellent price and come with 1/2 welded fittings for adding your stuff.
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    Banjo burner heat shield

    I haven't tried it yet but if venting is needed I will use a hole cutting saw to drill a few holes in it.
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    Banjo burner heat shield

    Plans are attached in the google sketchup link. I have a friend that works at a metal fabrication place and he cut the design from a sheet of galvanized steel (which I need to burn off before using) using a plasma CNC bench. You could cut it by hand with the right tools (jigsaw).
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    Banjo burner heat shield

    I present to you my bango burner heat shield design. What do you think? Here is the link to the google sketchup I made for it. http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=447685c4f0f5af7dfbe4d625ef97f18d
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