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by themadhippy
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Hops
Topic: Growing hops from seed
Replies: 19
Views: 1309

Re: Growing hops from seed

personallly id get em out of the fridge and out of the plastic bag.Tissue paper on a saucer kept moist with another bit of tissue over the seeds is a popular method of getting one of there distant cousins to kick into life
by themadhippy
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: 15m of 10mm copper
Replies: 3
Views: 848

Re: 15m of 10mm copper

they should supply individual 3m lengths
10mm pipe comes as coils,most common lengths are 10M and 25M.
by themadhippy
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Fermentation
Topic: Safety advice for fermentation fridge
Replies: 5
Views: 890

Re: Safety advice for fermentation fridge

if youve only placed them side by side and relying on the heatshrink to keep them in contact then its not ideal,why not cut off the crimps and use bit of terminal block,if you need to restore the fridge replacment crimps are cheap
by themadhippy
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: KEG KINGDOM
Replies: 17
Views: 2268

Re: KEG KINGDOM

do you meen https://www.kegkingdom.co.uk/ as thats working fine here
by themadhippy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Brewing Equipment
Topic: Initial Cleaning of Stainless Steel
Replies: 10
Views: 1118

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: 884

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: 739

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: 739

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: 542

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: 739

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: 2031

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: 1200

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: 1566

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: 17
Views: 1933

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: 548

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...