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    What size is your brink? Where sourced? ...

    What size is your brink? Where sourced? Currently we dont have anything that would hold enough pressure to shoot the hops into tank.


    I think im starting to see why rousing might be be better...
  2. Update here. Its sticky and messy as hell. ...

    Update here. Its sticky and messy as hell. And a way to dose it into wort would probably be a good idea. We poured it straight in and some stuck to kettle, some stayed floating on top, but some...
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    Exactly what liam says. You get a sump pump and...

    Exactly what liam says. You get a sump pump and pump it up and then out to your waste system via gravity Plan on a 3 sink and hand sink. Dump sink is nice to have as well.
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    But where’s the fun in that? I can get argon...

    But where’s the fun in that? I can get argon to purge, know the tricks to do it, but id have to borrow the tig. In short, not as easy to arrange as cheap stainless flux welding. Although ihave...
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    Ok, so i swapped the timer for a different model...

    Ok, so i swapped the timer for a different model that will handle 120v. If im understanding correctly i need the shutoff timer wired between the temp controller and the solenoid? Or in front of...
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    So what would you consider to be adequate for a...

    So what would you consider to be adequate for a recirc pump? We dont have a DO meter so i cant exactly test ours, but id assume a new pump should have good seals and be up to the task, no?

    Im...
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    Recirc or rouse during dry hop?

    Going back and forth with partner about needing to stir up dry hops for better extraction. Seems like we get too much sinking(?) of pellets and low impact in beer. Given we are brewpub and...
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    DIY a cip keg

    So planning on hacking up an old keg and turning it into cip vessel. Im thinking at the bottom to add two 1.5 ports for in and out, and then a 2” for a possible heating element later on. For the...
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    Set your chiller to highest temp and just use...

    Set your chiller to highest temp and just use water like phil says. Find the leaks now. Clean your filter, then wait 20-30, then again, again, etc. Make sure pressure is acceptable. Get a...
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    So i shouldn’t see any issues on the compressor...

    So i shouldn’t see any issues on the compressor with having one leg constant and the other switching on and off? Thats my real concern. Our hvac guys around here charge outrageous fees so i dont...
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    defrost timer on walk in cooler

    need to add a defrost on walk in cooler. dont have heater or hot gas valve, so its "compressor shutoff" type of defrost. I've got 208v power, so two hot legs, no neutral, and a ground.

    as...
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    I'll describe how someone I know did something...

    I'll describe how someone I know did something similar. your mileage may vary.

    high temp adhesive, pumice type stones, rockwool insulation rolls.

    they shaved the stones to lay flat against...
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    We’re seeing different tariffs based on which...

    We’re seeing different tariffs based on which grouping of equipment you’re importing. Equipment wasnt on the list, but tanks with cooling were hit. At least ours were. I think its changed again...
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    That’s expensive. Our 15bbl unis at 2 bar were...

    That’s expensive. Our 15bbl unis at 2 bar were only 4 something.

    Got quoted 650 for non jacjeted 1bbl. But you’re looking at 3 months lead time. Dont wanna wait that long. Waiting to...
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    Yeah i actually looked up some hdpe oxygen...

    Yeah i actually looked up some hdpe oxygen ingress stats and foamtime is right. O2 is definitely an issue. Even when fermenting. Even thicker tank material doesnt help much. The only plastic...
  16. If you have sealed reservoirs you can kill one...

    If you have sealed reservoirs you can kill one pump and have the other run constant. As long as you dont over pressurize the smaller chillers hx you should be fine. Usually its not too hard to...
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    Plastic welding for conicals?

    So i never considered it but it just occurred to me that the ability to weld hdpe means you could actually make a plastic conical that seals up airtight and doesn’t require constant fiddling with...
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    Got an offer on some cheap single wall ferms for...

    Got an offer on some cheap single wall ferms for pilot system. If i recall you did it get the plastic conicals to cool with the. Lue hose. But it would work on stainless you think? 1 bbl size?
  19. I still dont get it.....

    I still dont get it.....
  20. The extract in question is not for bittering. ...

    The extract in question is not for bittering. Its for aroma. Which is why i didn’t wanna go in hot. Its expensive stuff, very potent, and as its concentrated i really didn’t want to find out that...
  21. We just went ovr this on our build, but in terms...

    We just went ovr this on our build, but in terms of 208 vs 480v. Three phase will be cheaper to wire but will require a phase converter if i understand your situation correctly. Check with your...
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    Signs.com Custom, aluminum, etc. Didnt do...

    Signs.com


    Custom, aluminum, etc. Didnt do die cut but probably available. Good pricing.
  23. You sure the second is for screw ins? We just...

    You sure the second is for screw ins? We just got a deal on some 50l kegs cuz they’re screw instead of lock ring. Figured wed need a separate tool but didn’t think this one looked “right” vs the...
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    Few quick thoughts, not necessarily to be done...

    Few quick thoughts, not necessarily to be done together

    Rehydrate yeast with recommended nutrients
    Use two bricks of yeast
    When beer is 50% attenuated let the temp rise a few degrees
    Add...
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    I know you got alot on your plate at the moment,...

    I know you got alot on your plate at the moment, but i gotta say That wood aint a great idea, should have been pressure treated. Best you can do now is seal it well and maybe even caulk the joint...
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