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by Haydnexport
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Hydrometer? Refractometer? Or something better?
Replies: 31
Views: 2689

Re: Hydrometer? Refractometer? Or something better?

I find refractometers wildly inaccurate for fg , they are bang on for sg , and even better at on the fly runnings readings, so I have one for that reason. And a hydrometer for the fg. They are the easiest ways of taking readings IMO.
by Haydnexport
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Brew in a Bag v All Grain. Difference?
Replies: 9
Views: 928

Re: Brew in a Bag v All Grain. Difference?

I'm able to achieve 75% efficiency with a BIAB system. Use a fine milled grain and introduce a sparge step but draining and squeezing the bag out into a bucket and transferring that back. The few points extra of efficiency you might get from a sparge system isn't worth all the extra effort and equi...
by Haydnexport
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Boiler Power Control
Replies: 34
Views: 2596

Re: Boiler Power Control

Hi , I use the brewbuilder 3kw lwd elements.
by Haydnexport
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Mad Millie?
Replies: 12
Views: 1259

Re: Mad Millie?

lagers dont usualy get that low a fg, well mine dont anyway
by Haydnexport
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Heaters for sheds
Replies: 15
Views: 979

Re: Heaters for sheds

I think most people convert fridges and put a small tube heater in the bottom of them.
by Haydnexport
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: pH Meters?
Replies: 12
Views: 724

Re: pH Meters?

this is where i got mine https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32923057278.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.54aa76aayECtYx&algo_pvid=03e24d48-6ab8-43dc-b493-ded18a94d294&algo_expid=03e24d48-6ab8-43dc-b493-ded18a94d294-0&btsid=0b0a187b15924195199246387ea608&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_,searchweb2...
by Haydnexport
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: pH Meters?
Replies: 12
Views: 724

Re: pH Meters?

yes, I have one and it's great.
by Haydnexport
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: pH Meters?
Replies: 12
Views: 724

Re: pH Meters?

have you seen the 'beverage doctor' ?
by Haydnexport
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Please Help - New Corny Set-up
Replies: 12
Views: 904

Re: Please Help - New Corny Set-up

Has your fridge not got a drain hole? Thats thaty I used when I had a kegerator. I now use a keezer as it's easier swaping out multiple kegs.
by Haydnexport
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Cider Making
Topic: how about a bit of this
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: how about a bit of this

thats going to be some seriour tramp juice !
by Haydnexport
Tue May 19, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Lock Down HERMS Build
Replies: 47
Views: 3443

Re: Lock Down HERMS Build

That bkeg weld is pretty nice mate, and i bet the inside was a right pita !
by Haydnexport
Thu May 14, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Boiler Power Control
Replies: 34
Views: 2596

Re: Boiler Power Control

guypettigrew wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:37 pm


Why do you need power control on your boiler? I boil about 37 litres using 2 x 2.4Kw elements which are on throughout the 75 minute boil. Gets me about 23 litres in the fermenter.



Guy
Is that a misstype? surely you dont boil off that much? thats around a 1/3 of the volume??
by Haydnexport
Thu May 14, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Ball valve, replacement ptfe / teflon seat
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Re: Ball valve, replacement ptfe / teflon seat

Hi thanks for the link, a bit of a shame that it costs the same as a cheap ball valve !
by Haydnexport
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Pump Fixings
Replies: 20
Views: 1439

Re: Pump Fixings

I use this one for hlt recirculation and sparging https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000834579067.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.173c3f70Fqg6xe&algo_pvid=269d717e-6f30-4d69-9577-e594368aa16d&algo_expid=269d717e-6f30-4d69-9577-e594368aa16d-3&btsid=0ab6f8ad15876426573307885e098a&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,...
by Haydnexport
Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Boiler Power Control
Replies: 34
Views: 2596

Re: Boiler Power Control

I use this https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3305399 ... 4c4d0WYxMA to control the second element in my 100l setup , works for me, not sure if thats what your after tho.