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by toofless one
Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Bokakob EMERGENCY!!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Re: Bokakob EMERGENCY!!!!!!!

Hurrdle the dead..... Did your cooling pump have a hickup I wonder? Maybe the impeler come off the arbor or sumpin? No,i use the sink out in the mud porch...nice cold well water 8) airhill, yea it was in good,i have the thermo marked...this is more than likely a case of the packing being too tight....
by toofless one
Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Bokakob EMERGENCY!!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Re: Bokakob EMERGENCY!!!!!!!

Sounds like scrubers too tightly packed and promoted flooding when the amount of reflux overwelmed any remaining air space within the column. Or you just had a simple boil over?..........Or both? I think you are on to something. I was monkeying with the scrubbers today. :oops: next run I'll repack ...
by toofless one
Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Bokakob EMERGENCY!!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 411

Bokakob EMERGENCY!!!!!!!

Hey all. Had my first mis hap today. Running my two inch bok and heard severe gurgling coming from the top. Watched it very closely and sure enough it ran over. I was in the first stage of letting the distillation, getting the column up to temp and running full reflux. I quickly shut off the propane...
by toofless one
Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Got a new still with no temp gauge
Replies: 3
Views: 262

Re: Got a new still with no temp gauge

Welcome to the forum. You'll find a lot of OUTSTANDING people and info here. Dnderhead has it right. Use glass jars for collection. You'll probably find shortly after running your first mash you'll be "thirsty " (har har. Har) for something better. In the meantime, continue READING everything the gu...
by toofless one
Sat Dec 25, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: Drinks and Drinking
Topic: How to get sober quicker
Replies: 13
Views: 2785

Re: How to get sober quicker

Smokehouse Shiner wrote:Well I don't believe O2 will make you sober, but it will do wonders for a hangover or headache in the morning (which I dont get much any more for some reason....). I work in a welding shop and have come in many a morning and took a big hit off the O2 side of a cutting torch.
Genius
by toofless one
Fri Dec 24, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Ford EGR cooler condenser?
Replies: 77
Views: 4433

Re: Ford EGR cooler condenser?

Mule!!! Those pictures are sweet! Really cool your moving forward with this gizmo...outside the box thinking.


I agree that choking it down to a 2" would probably be a good thing. Keep us all posted and to all: MERRY CHRISTMAS! !!
by toofless one
Wed Dec 15, 2010 9:01 pm
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Ford EGR cooler condenser?
Replies: 77
Views: 4433

Re: Ford EGR cooler condenser?

Has distilling advanced that much in the five months that I've been away that a deephlemegator. Completely escapes me? That's what I get I guess...not keeping up with cuttin edge technologies and such. Makes. A bokakob sound prehistoric
by toofless one
Tue Dec 14, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Ford EGR cooler condenser?
Replies: 77
Views: 4433

Re: Ford EGR cooler condenser?

Hey mule, you got an update on this? I've been gone a while (still stillin), and came across this thread. Interested the hell outta me from the get go
by toofless one
Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:39 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: A silly mistake to make. . . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 651

Re: A silly mistake to make. . . . .

blanikdog wrote:Add some strawberries and call it Strawberry pantie dropper. ( not sure about the spelling of pantie/y)
It'll work but evil!!!! Lol :twisted:
by toofless one
Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: A silly mistake to make. . . . .
Replies: 8
Views: 651

Re: A silly mistake to make. . . . .

Well ya live and learn. Time to get ya one of those fancy electro ones Walmart sells huh? :mrgreen:
by toofless one
Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:57 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: Lots of tails - fermentation question
Replies: 6
Views: 923

Re: Lots of tails - fermentation question

Did we determine a cause for this? I had a similar problem over the summer. This batch sat for a couple weeks, undisturbed, after fermentation completed. I have never let a batch sit that long after completion. when I ran it, it was harsh tasting and had LOTS of tails. I live in a cold region and it...
by toofless one
Thu Jun 24, 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: yea im STILL here
Replies: 6
Views: 193

yea im STILL here

got a mesage from a concerned member as to my whereabouts. rest assured friends, i am STILL with you (yuk yuk yuk). ill be around from time to time, but the truth is, i got a new job which does not allow me the ability to be on HD for 8hours a day (dammit). i be round though. best wishes to all.
by toofless one
Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: 4.5 gallons of wash gone in the blink of an eye
Replies: 8
Views: 887

Re: 4.5 gallons of wash gone in the blink of an eye

I feel for you tooth. I lost about 30 gallons recently. Luckily my indecent was outside. 30 makes my paltry 4.5 seem like a drop in the bucket (yuk yuk yuk). Sorry for your loss. Just so everyone is clear: I DID NOT have to clean it up. sure, it wouldnt have happened if i wasnt fermenting anything ...
by toofless one
Mon Apr 12, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: First Run Woes... (help)
Replies: 14
Views: 531

Re: First Run Woes... (help)

MegaSchwiller wrote: I'm in the mountains at 9,250, so I was thinking I'd be about right to try and hit a temp of around 165F.

Wow, you are up there! i thought i was up high at 5100ft. i found that my still hits temp at 164F. but mines a reflux. glad to see you got some answers!
by toofless one
Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: 4.5 gallons of wash gone in the blink of an eye
Replies: 8
Views: 887

Re: 4.5 gallons of wash gone in the blink of an eye

Ouch! Who had to clean it up? not me. 8) Read this post title on the Blackberry. Thought you lost 45 gallons for a minute there. Now that would have been a heart braker. two things: i now have motivation to get a blackberry. 2. if it was 45 gallons, you would be reading about it in the newspaper, "...
by toofless one
Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:03 pm
Forum: Resources and Reviews
Topic: WTF
Replies: 17
Views: 1831

Re: WTF

olddog wrote:I was then told that inverting sugar was dangerous and causes cancer

Well that explains my 11th finger
by toofless one
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:47 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Propane burner recommendations???
Replies: 18
Views: 4625

Re: Propane burner recommendations???

I got the banjo burner. absolutely love it for every reason. seemingly infinite heat control, fits a 15.5gal keg perfectly and really really cranks out the heat. i go through about half of a 18 gal propane tank in a 7 hour run. got it from hotplates.com i believe. (actually in positive about this no...
by toofless one
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Patchy Red Neck and Face After Cheap Likker
Replies: 10
Views: 1062

Re: Patchy Red Neck and Face After Cheap Likker

Dnder: Thats what im startin to think as well. I found through online searches that there is a large percentage of Asian people (im not asian though) that genetically have a hard time breaking down some enzyme found in alcohols (cant remember which enzyme) and exhibit these same symptoms. makes me w...
by toofless one
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: 4.5 gallons of wash gone in the blink of an eye
Replies: 8
Views: 887

4.5 gallons of wash gone in the blink of an eye

Mods: Move this if necessary Friday night/saturday morning, wife was moving a fermentation bucket i had that took 3 weeks to finish (cold climate). As she was moving this bucket, she lost her grip and the entire contents were released upon the kitchen floor. :evil: uh-oh. my 2 cents: always be caref...
by toofless one
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Patchy Red Neck and Face After Cheap Likker
Replies: 10
Views: 1062

Re: Patchy Red Neck and Face After Cheap Likker

Im feeling ok with what I make or (ugh) acceptable store bought likker. It just appears to be from less than average likker. For example: Friday brother in law and myself shared a botle of jim beam and a bottle smirnoff (late night woke up feeling less than proper). Had no adverse reactions whatsoev...
by toofless one
Fri Apr 09, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Patchy Red Neck and Face After Cheap Likker
Replies: 10
Views: 1062

Re: Patchy Red Neck and Face After Cheap Likker

to the both of you, Id say its a allergic reactions, your body saying, don't do that to me!I want to git rid of that stuff. I dont wanna say its an allergic reaction. it doesnt happen all the time, maybe in the last 500 times ive had a drink, its happened 2 times...i guess i can say 1 in 250. seems...
by toofless one
Fri Apr 09, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Legalization of Home Distilling
Topic: Call your congressman!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

Re: Call your congressman!!!

Sentaor Bart Stupak is calling it quits. Damn damn damn. :esad:


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by toofless one
Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Patchy Red Neck and Face After Cheap Likker
Replies: 10
Views: 1062

Patchy Red Neck and Face After Cheap Likker

Howdy howdy howdy, Had a very strange thing happen to me recently. Wife bought one of those cheap malt beverages in the tall boy can with 10%ABV. I drank about half of it and my neck, back, chest, and face turned bright red and patchy very shortly after drinking it. Had that happen about 5 years ago...
by toofless one
Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: M-I-L walks in in the middle of a run
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: M-I-L walks in in the middle of a run

Usge wrote:Later, at the church having supper, she walked up to me and just matter of factly said...."you know...you might try using malt corn and run a doubler."


:ebiggrin: :ebiggrin: :ebiggrin: :ebiggrin: :ebiggrin: :ebiggrin: Gotta love it!
by toofless one
Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Jack Daniel's 100% Oak Barrel Smoke Chips
Replies: 20
Views: 2372

Re: Jack Daniel's 100% Oak Barrel Smoke Chips

occasionally lurking in the background. have been doing sugar washes successfully and just doing my thing. kinda like i learned how to walk, now i dont need mom and dad to hold my hand....HOWEVER! I have been doing alot of thinking about corn mashes lately, so im sure you all will be seeing me again...
by toofless one
Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Jack Daniel's 100% Oak Barrel Smoke Chips
Replies: 20
Views: 2372

Jack Daniel's 100% Oak Barrel Smoke Chips

I ran across some JD Oak barrel chips used for smoking while barbecueing. Has anyone seen these or used these? I found em at the supermarket and, well, you know what i thought. havent made a sour mash or whisky yet, but after seeing these, really made me reconsider, seeing as how white oak is hard t...
by toofless one
Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: HD Tracking Numbers (Not like UPS)
Replies: 12
Views: 442

Re: HD Tracking Numbers (Not like UPS)

I was really surprised by alot of those numbers. the estimates on monthly traffic seem a bit high too. I just cant imagine where they would be getting these "estimates" from. i know i definitely dont fall into the $100K category! I would bet that there are loads of underagers that read this site. do...
by toofless one
Thu Mar 18, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: HD Tracking Numbers (Not like UPS)
Replies: 12
Views: 442

Re: HD Tracking Numbers (Not like UPS)

Site not quantified. Data is estimated. yea, i saw that, but i wonder where they even make an estimate, or how for that matter. They even have it broken down by gender, age, and social status. just wonder how it could even be estimated at all seeing as how this is a secretive bunch we got here. som...
by toofless one
Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: HD Tracking Numbers (Not like UPS)
Replies: 12
Views: 442

HD Tracking Numbers (Not like UPS)

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came across that and found it to be interesting. wonder how accurate it could possibly be
by toofless one
Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 5589
Views: 135787

Re: Three Word Story

that was heard