I've caved in....AG for me. My build thread.

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Re: I've caved in....AG for me. My build thread.

Post by LeeH » Thu Jul 03, 2014 2:06 pm

This is a bit OTT for a first build, you can make it a lot cheaper and simpler. But thanks, I had 3 years of kits and couldn't quite produce what I was after so I turned to AG.
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Post by Kyle_T » Thu Jul 03, 2014 2:09 pm

You did better than me mate, only lasted 3 brews on kits lol
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Post by LeeH » Fri Jul 04, 2014 5:03 pm

Not long now!!

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Post by LeeH » Wed Jul 09, 2014 4:59 pm

Hoping to finish the plumbing this week.

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Post by Kyle_T » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:01 pm

Still looking good mate, how long till you reckon it'll be ready to use? What did you pick for your first on the system?
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Post by scotia » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:11 pm

LeeH wrote:Hoping to finish the plumbing this week.

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Hi Lee,

have you thought about flushing the flux from the pipe with hot water before use..? You dont want that in your filter.
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Post by LeeH » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:45 pm

It will be a few weeks yet, I've got a few busy weekends ahead.

I'm going to make a punk ipa clone which I found on the beer smith app.
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Post by LeeH » Thu Jul 10, 2014 4:57 pm

Heat exchanger flow and return.

Boiler top up finished.

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Post by LeeH » Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:16 pm

Hop thingy landed today from the states.

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Post by Jim » Sun Jul 13, 2014 4:22 pm

Looking good Lee! 8)
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Post by LeeH » Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:47 pm

Hi Lee,

have you thought about flushing the flux from the pipe with hot water before use..? You dont want that in your filter.[/quote]

No but good point. I'll strip it down and clean it out.

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Post by LeeH » Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:01 pm

Mod to boiler, there was too much dead space.

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Post by LeeH » Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:19 pm

Fitted a 'burst fire' unit to control the vigour of the boil.

Testing it today.

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Post by DethApostle » Thu Aug 28, 2014 2:55 pm

This may sound like a silly question but... are those water filters for filtering the water into the HLT? Where are you based and is the water quality that poor?

I only ask becasue I used the same filter casing to make my hop back (althogh not 3 in a row!)

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I've caved in....AG for me. My build thread.

Post by LeeH » Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:01 pm

Hi DA

Yes they are, and no the waster isn't that poor but it was FOC, it just cost me 17 pounds for a new set of filters that are good for 2000L.
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