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by ArcticTern
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Winows XP
Replies: 27
Views: 1223

Re: Winows XP

I have a new laptop with the Windows 8 OS, what a piece of garbage. As Rad states, XP or Vista may not be supported by MS, but will keep working on just fine, Anti Virus like Norton or AVG has not stated any concerns with non supported OS. I am looking at taking Windows 8 off of the laptop and insta...
by ArcticTern
Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Mashing, fermenting, flavoring and aging related hardware
Topic: Mr P's Doc inspired drum fermenter airlock.
Replies: 45
Views: 10052

Re: Mr P's Doc inspired drum fermenter airlock.

could also add a balloon with a needle hole for secondary defense against bugs.
by ArcticTern
Mon May 20, 2013 7:04 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Cornflakes whiskey
Replies: 972
Views: 162123

Re: Cornflakes whiskey

with the "new" ratio of doubling up the corn flake quantity, do you find there is alot of lees? and lees, as Odin puts it are discarded. I do like the clean output tho, but even with the original recipe, I thought there was a quite abit of lees.
by ArcticTern
Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:06 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Jokes
Replies: 3536
Views: 364273

Re: Jokes

:lol:
that's some funny stuff; previous page was hilarious
:clap:
tx.
by ArcticTern
Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:27 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Wife of 15 years wants to separate. How do I survive this?
Replies: 164
Views: 8451

Re: Wife of 15 years wants to separate. How do I survive thi

SB;
I think Goose Eye is saying your children are feeling what your feeling. If your in a better mood, they will be too.
by ArcticTern
Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: Yeasts, Enzymes, Fungi, Nutrients
Topic: Kids Vitamin for nutrient
Replies: 5
Views: 861

Re: Kids Vitamin for nutrient

with kids vitamins; you'll just end up with immature white dawg; You'll need to age and mature it. I've also tried Women's daily vitamins; i couldnt tell if it was coming or going during fermentation; but was a very good taste at the end. Also have tried Century vitamins; just took a little slower, ...
by ArcticTern
Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:58 am
Forum: My First .....
Topic: Wow! Birdwatcher Explosion!
Replies: 8
Views: 898

Re: Wow! Birdwatcher Explosion!

Birdwatcher's is true to the bone. Works everytime. I dont use any additives with the Paste other then a couple handfull's or three of cereal. all bran, cornflakes, wheat germ, etc. I dont boil the cereal just hot water to dissolve. my observation's on my wash: sg 1060 to 1080; Temprature is a varia...
by ArcticTern
Wed Mar 16, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: The Construction Site
Topic: My new hobby
Replies: 11
Views: 1920

Re: My new hobby

very nice work. hard to tell what size she is. But looks sweet. Rad; i did my worm in a similar fashion. I drilled holes on a 1 1/2"x 2" dimensional lumber; at a slight angle; down the center spaced about 3 inches; about 7 to 10 degrees. i made 2 sets. Then ripped it down the center of the holes. th...
by ArcticTern
Sun Dec 19, 2010 4:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Snowed In!
Replies: 133
Views: 3690

Re: Snowed In!

-3 after -35; balmy. :shock:
by ArcticTern
Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 5913
Views: 181789

Re: Three Word Story

where am I
by ArcticTern
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: Pot Distillation/Thumper and Design
Topic: Finally new still set up, but have a few issues!
Replies: 4
Views: 1071

Re: Finally new still set up, but have a few issues!

i'm just wondering out loud whether want your seeing is your distilled product carrying over the tails? if it's a thin copper; and your running on a cycled heat source, this could be the source of your "residue". I've built a couple potstills and after one cleaning run and a rinse; i've never had a ...
by ArcticTern
Sat Sep 18, 2010 8:23 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 5913
Views: 181789

Re: Three Word Story

big fat toe
by ArcticTern
Sat Aug 07, 2010 1:57 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: maggots in airlock
Replies: 10
Views: 769

Re: maggots in airlock

that's gross. I have the biggest land carnivore in the world, which i dont mind and am carefull with; bugs?...ah ahh..no thanks. put your air lock commercial in the cupboard steralized in a bag and leave it thar'; then run a sterilized hose to a jar filled with hootch from your fermenter. i only see...
by ArcticTern
Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:08 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 5913
Views: 181789

Re: Three Word Story

two big toes
by ArcticTern
Fri Jul 16, 2010 6:31 am
Forum: History and Folklore
Topic: Worth anything?
Replies: 22
Views: 2973

Re: Worth anything?

nice fine VicRider
tx. for your wisdon Goose; as usual, enlightens the subject
by ArcticTern
Sun Jun 06, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 5913
Views: 181789

Re: Three Word Story

do him hard
by ArcticTern
Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:06 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 5913
Views: 181789

Re: Three Word Story

he shook his
by ArcticTern
Fri May 28, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Proud Dad of a new Distiller-ette
Replies: 29
Views: 817

Re: Proud Dad of a new Distiller-ette

proud of you and the Mrs.
Congrats.
Tern
by ArcticTern
Fri Apr 30, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Three Word Story
Replies: 5913
Views: 181789

Re: Three Word Story

to the Army
by ArcticTern
Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:51 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Worm frozen in ice?
Replies: 8
Views: 634

Re: Worm frozen in ice?

i dont like the idea of an enclosed worm in a tube. water will expand when frozen and your apt to get leakage. particularly the 1/4" size i'd be hesitate to use. fyi; i run off a 5 gal. pot with a 5 gal. bucket with worm. 3/8" copper tubing. I've run it more then once on a solid frozen tub of ice......
by ArcticTern
Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Must I Do A Cleaning Run?
Replies: 12
Views: 718

Re: Must I Do A Cleaning Run?

must. it'll also give you a chance to see how your still runs.
by ArcticTern
Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:17 pm
Forum: Pot Distillation/Thumper and Design
Topic: EvilStill 3.0
Replies: 13
Views: 1563

Re: EvilStill 3.0

spot on dunder.
nuttin' wrong evil; looks quite fine.

it's nice to see some works.

AT
by ArcticTern
Fri Mar 12, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: my birthday
Replies: 18
Views: 379

Re: my birthday

a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you sir...
wish ya carry on late into the nite.
Have a great one

AT
by ArcticTern
Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: Fruits & Vegetables
Topic: Tomato Beer, Brandy???
Replies: 17
Views: 4251

Re: Tomato Beer, Brandy???

i couldnt resist trying a beer; tomatoe paste wash...
it's around 8 percent abv atm. so i had to try. abit sweet still of course; but not too shabby at all.
i'll prolly spike for the hockey game; but alas'; it's not bad as is at all.
by ArcticTern
Wed Feb 10, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: Materials Safety
Topic: PLASTIC FOR MASH & FERMENTATION
Replies: 9
Views: 2355

Re: PLASTIC FOR MASH & FERMENTATION

fooken Rad... :esurprised: :lol: :lol:
send it him DCT, he'd look fine sitting on his toilet, having a drank' and that thingy in the right place....buah
by ArcticTern
Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: The Construction Site
Topic: Eleanor
Replies: 20
Views: 5555

Re: Eleanor

nice looking rig...
Eleanor's got the cargo and Centie's got the rig.. :lol:

looks like your parot is permanatly attached to your output; which brings me to ask; how are you planning to discard the fore's?

AT
by ArcticTern
Wed Feb 10, 2010 8:46 am
Forum: Research and Theory
Topic: Can I replace my marbles with....
Replies: 15
Views: 1986

Re: Can I replace my marbles with....

+1 and +1 one thing i do is whilst running my Pot still; i have 2 copper scrubber's in the first 45 deg. elbow just to put more copper in the path; and I have 2 more scrubbers in the pot to act as boiling chips. After each run, i exchange the ones in the pot with the one's in the "column", the ones ...
by ArcticTern
Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:30 pm
Forum: Materials Safety
Topic: PLASTIC FOR MASH & FERMENTATION
Replies: 9
Views: 2355

Re: PLASTIC FOR MASH & FERMENTATION

i'd definately use an airlock..the yeast when in an none oxygenated envorinment is when they "stop" reproducing and consume the sugars and convert them into alcohol and co2. it could be as simple as a balloon with 2 pin pricks on it; although this method was identified as being condusive to the tran...
by ArcticTern
Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Safety and Related Issues
Topic: Automatic sprinkler for your stilling area
Replies: 8
Views: 1227

Re: Automatic sprinkler for your stilling area

i'm just curious thar' SC..
would water act as an extinguisher of an ethanol based fire? as water is to a cooking oil flame? or even gasoline?

AT
by ArcticTern
Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: Materials Safety
Topic: PLASTIC FOR MASH & FERMENTATION
Replies: 9
Views: 2355

Re: PLASTIC FOR MASH & FERMENTATION

k, ya got me curious as to what the "giant bong" thingy is for? Air lock? and how doe's it work...

AT