DIY 20 Amp Temperature Control was built to control my 10 gallon HLT.
Now I just need one burner to brew. The temperature controlled HLT can bring 9 gallons of water from 45° to 185° in a little over one hour. With the PID controlling the temperature you just set it and forget it. Continue reading
The Hoppster in action
First time without dryer clamp, it fell apart in the kettle
How to move a carboy without breaking your back!
Parts needed: ½” copper stub 8” long, brass compression 90° fitting to, hose fitting to ½” male NPT, hose Y adapter (I used a push button one), male quick release.
I went to: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/my-stirplate-cheap-easy-build-86252/
To get ideas on how to build a stir plate. Mine is a little different, but works the same.
I used a 12VDC power supply. Those just happen to be lying around
You might have one too from old cell phone, game, etc…
For a box I stop at a cigar store and ask for an empty one, got it free.