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by themadhippy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Initial Cleaning of Stainless Steel
Replies: 10
Views: 387

Re: Initial Cleaning of Stainless Steel

cloth soaked in ipa,not the beer, isopropyl alcohol alcohol,once its evaporated rinse with water
by themadhippy
Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Upgraded STC1000 or Elitec
Replies: 5
Views: 371

Re: Upgraded STC1000 or Elitec

why not use the stc to control a 3 phase contactor.
by themadhippy
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Soil Heating Cable on stainless
Replies: 9
Views: 350

Re: Soil Heating Cable on stainless

no need for the strap if your using a nut and bolt,the strap was to show the correct alternative to the "An electrical leg/hand strap secured to the conical leg" If the belt it leaking current then it’s not fit for purpose in normal operation then there shouldn't be a leakage current,if however a fa...
by themadhippy
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Soil Heating Cable on stainless
Replies: 9
Views: 350

Re: Soil Heating Cable on stainless

is there a lip big enough to take a 4mm hole? nut bolt and a crimp eye.
by themadhippy
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: CO2 Regulator panic
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: CO2 Regulator panic

any use?
http://hfchydraulics.co.uk/epages/d5c80 ... oducts/527

Other option is a 5/8 to 1/2 female to female reducer and a 1/2 nipple
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by themadhippy
Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Soil Heating Cable on stainless
Replies: 9
Views: 350

Re: Soil Heating Cable on stainless

An electrical leg/hand strap secured to the conical leg?
no because often they have a protection resistor built in,use a proper bonding strap
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by themadhippy
Sun Aug 26, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Brew in a Bag
Topic: Getting the most out of my grain
Replies: 4
Views: 1505

Re: Getting the most out of my grain

sounds like a parti gyle to me
by themadhippy
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Brewing Liquor
Topic: AMS - 6 month 'use by date'
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: AMS - 6 month 'use by date'

Presumably the manufacturers put some kind of date on to cover themselves against a range of conceivable possibilities or complaints in the future
just like bottled water,filtered through rocks for 5000 years,best before sept 2018
by themadhippy
Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Washer sizing
Replies: 20
Views: 783

Re: Washer sizing

put a nut on the male end to give you your lip
by themadhippy
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Winemaking
Topic: Brewing Red Wine
Replies: 15
Views: 693

Re: Brewing Red Wine

So what are my options?
dig up the lawn and plant some vines?
by themadhippy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Dispensing
Topic: 5 Tap T-Bar Light Up Font
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: 5 Tap T-Bar Light Up Font

I've read 24VAC but the bit that's confusing is when people say about how many lamps it's powering and that I would need to multiple the amount of lamps by 1.8 watts ( so a 9 watt load , transformers dont normally have a wattage rating,the power output is given in VA or volt amperes.The magic formu...
by themadhippy
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Advice needed on Buffalo boiler: thermal cutoff, etc...
Replies: 13
Views: 803

Re: Advice needed on Buffalo boiler: thermal cutoff, etc...

Does the the thermal cutoff switch monitor temperature independently? Or does it cut off based on what the the thermocoupler is reading?
the thermal cutout is standalone and has nothing to do with the thermocouple
by themadhippy
Wed May 16, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Einbrew 1V1P Brew Controller
Replies: 7
Views: 718

Re: Einbrew 1V1P Brew Controller

which are not legal for use in the EU
Einbrewer please dont take this as a personel attack ,but can you explain which laws are being broken by using american equipment in the uk?
by themadhippy
Mon May 14, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Braumeister, Grainfather and other One-Pot Brewing Systems
Topic: Help - plug issues 20l braumeister
Replies: 7
Views: 517

Re: Help - plug issues 20l braumeister

Are the 20l ok to use on a normal ring circuit (ie is washing machine isn’t on etc)
yep.even with the washing machine on you shouldnt have an issue.The problem isnt down to dodgy house wiring,its down to a bad connection,either in the wiring of plug or between the plug and the socket.