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by hpby98
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Boilers
Topic: HELP I cut my keg!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1272

Re: HELP I cut my keg!!!!!!

A new keg isn’t much and will probably be cheaper. Just a thought
by hpby98
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Grains
Topic: pickle scented corn?
Replies: 10
Views: 1035

Re: pickle scented corn?

Run it and see what happens!
by hpby98
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Condensers/Cooling Methods
Topic: I need a Liebig pump that runs off a 12v car battery, help?
Replies: 17
Views: 1173

Re: I need a Liebig pump that runs off a 12v car battery, he

Solar circulation pump - little head but that can be compensated for by raising your cooling loop water to match head height https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00QA8D6XE/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow Plus *unlike* pond pumps it can handle the heat as it’s designed for...
by hpby98
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Pot Distillation/Thumper and Design
Topic: Stainless Steel Mason jar thumpers
Replies: 11
Views: 1382

Re: Mason jar thumpers

Ya know what is in the news every other day? Unnecessarily stupid things by unnecessarily stupid people. If you want to distill with glass, please go for it, I look forward to reading about it. side point tho. I pressure can & this means 240 degrees at 15psi... Distilling would only be max 212 degr...
by hpby98
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Distilling News
Topic: Bourbon Warehouse Collapses, 4,000 Barrels Lost
Replies: 12
Views: 1588

Re: Bourbon Warehouse Collapses, 4,000 Barrels Lost

https://vinepair.com/booze-news/bourbon ... collapses/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow

direct story link
by hpby98
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: need new Alcoholmeter
Replies: 3
Views: 821

Re: need new Alcoholmeter

https://www.ebay.com/itm/3PCS-Beer-Wine ... 3132711838" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow

Good time to get a couple triple sets :)

One of same from China too
by hpby98
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Other Hobbies and Projects
Topic: Sundial
Replies: 10
Views: 1634

Re: Sundial

I wonder if an app like a sun seeker would help in this instance?
by hpby98
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Birdwatchers wash..Making the cuts
Replies: 2
Views: 344

Re: Birdwatchers wash..Making the cuts

Sugar mashed with bakers years don’t produce much heads at all.

I’d chuck the first 100-200ml and do your cuts from there
by hpby98
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: Solenoid takeof valve
Replies: 8
Views: 958

Re: Solenoid takeof valve

https://www.auberins.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=53" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow Dspr400 Two versions of the Distilling Controller are offered at this time. DSPR220 is the standard model with one SSR control output. DSPR400 is the advanced model with two addi...
by hpby98
Thu May 30, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Distilling First Vodka Run
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: Distilling First Vodka Run

Also, copper scrubbers are OK

but 1/2" lava stones got me from 92-95%+
by hpby98
Sun May 26, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Has anyone successfully distilled out scorched taste?
Replies: 39
Views: 4500

Re: Has anyone successfully distilled out scorched taste?

NZChris wrote:Bottle it and give it to your neighbor for Xmas.

Snap!
by hpby98
Sun May 26, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Birdwatchers stripping run
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: Birdwatchers stripping run

Go for a new 55 gallon barrel, with a ldpe food grade liner Makes it a lot easier :) How do you warm it tho? My belts won't go around then I suspect. Use a stainless bucket heater and a pid controller https://www.amazon.com/Precision-Premier-Line-742G-Submersible/dp/B000BDB4UG" onclick="window.open...
by hpby98
Sat May 25, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Oh for the love of God...
Replies: 46
Views: 2625

Re: Oh for the love of God...

eBay is your friend, plus they’re calibrated to 20c Plus 0-40, 40-70 and 70-100 https://www.ebay.ca/itm/10PCS-High-precision-Distillation-Vinometer-Tester-Hydrometer-Alcohol-Meter/292439154858" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow I have these, they're much nicer than using ...
by hpby98
Sat May 25, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: How much for shots do I take off?
Replies: 9
Views: 499

Re: How much for shots do I take off?

100-200ml for foreshots would be fine
by hpby98
Thu May 23, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Help with Orange Liqueur
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Re: Help with Orange Liqueur

I believe the magic number was 43% or better to not cloud. Can’t place where I read that tho.

I do blood orange like limoncello & it’s a hit, as a reference...

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by hpby98
Tue May 21, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: packed column operation strategy
Replies: 22
Views: 1052

Re: packed column operation stragety

MtRainier wrote:Thanks. I need a taller ceiling and another order of scrubbies too, heh.
Try 1/4 to 1/2” lava stones

Took me from 92 to 95% compared to packed with copper packing
by hpby98
Thu May 16, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Oh for the love of God...
Replies: 46
Views: 2625

Re: Oh for the love of God...

eBay is your friend, plus they’re calibrated to 20c

Plus 0-40, 40-70 and 70-100

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/10PCS-High-prec ... 2439154858" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow
by hpby98
Thu May 16, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Recipe Development
Topic: Lemon spirit
Replies: 10
Views: 1108

Re: Lemon spirit

Nice - I did cheesecloth, then made a stainless jig to suspend the fruit above the 95% https://homedistiller.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=70109 I’ve done many batches with lemon, Meyer lemons, blood oranges... usually only for a month or so. The fruits pretty bleached out by then. Then a new rind o...
by hpby98
Tue May 14, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Favorite Food Recipes
Topic: Smoking fish
Replies: 15
Views: 1509

Re: Smoking fish

Have you ever tried starting lower and stepping up the heat gradually to avoid the albumin “bleed”? https://honest-food.net/how-to-smoke-salmon-recipe/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow That is what I did, started at 155 degrees and slowly raised it to get the internal t...
by hpby98
Sat May 11, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Birdwatchers stripping run
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: Birdwatchers stripping run

Go for a new 55 gallon barrel, with a ldpe food grade liner

Makes it a lot easier :)
by hpby98
Tue May 07, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Formal introduction from the north east.
Replies: 9
Views: 377

Re: Formal introduction from the north.

Hello HD members, I have been lurking on this, and parent site for a few years, iv been slowly plotting and planning my new hobby. I'm glad to introduce myself as a avid home brewer/ wine maker for the last decade. I love the prospect of your folks help and guiding hand to make interesting and uniq...
by hpby98
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: ** Welcome Center **
Topic: Greetings From Canada
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Greetings From Canada

Howdy. It can be fun and rewarding.

http://shuggo.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow for a basic sugar wash, in case you need a starting point.

‘Tried and true” is an invaluable section
by hpby98
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Removing some off the ID of copper
Replies: 25
Views: 2236

Re: Removing some off the ID of copper

Just confirming you want Type M *not* the thicker Type L copper Pipe for copper ferrules The outside diameter will be identical, but the inner pipe thickness will eat up the space Type L is thicker than Type M From thinnest to thickest Type DWV, Type M, Type L and finally Type K Nothing to see here...
by hpby98
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Removing some off the ID of copper
Replies: 25
Views: 2236

Re: Removing some off the ID of copper

Just confirming you want Type M *not* the thicker Type L copper Pipe for copper ferrules

The outside diameter will be identical, but the inner pipe thickness will eat up the space
by hpby98
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Column Performance
Replies: 13
Views: 1405

Re: Column Performance

I’d recommend larval pebbles - 1/4 to 1/2 “ work great in my 2”. You could go larger in your 4”

The surface area compared to marbles will be magnitudes larger

Got me from 92 to 95+%
by hpby98
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Related Electric Accessories
Topic: 220V Variable Single Element Temperature Controller
Replies: 5
Views: 1049

Re: 220V Variable Single Element Temperature Controller

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Electric-Regulator-AC220V-10000W-High-Power-SCR-Speed-Controller-Motor-Control-x/192422049149" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow Tons of controllers on eBay that get good reviews here. Digital or dial Throw on a wattage displayer too, definitely htt...
by hpby98
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: What Not To Use/Do
Topic: mason jar lids
Replies: 174
Views: 54693

Re: mason jar lids

I've been using these - http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/item.aspx?itemid=23488&catid=720" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow . The 2.725" size fits a regular mason jar and the 3.5" size fits a large mouth mason jar. I use these for aging on glass - http://www.widgetco.com...
by hpby98
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Alcohol as Fuel
Topic: Alcohol lamp?
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: Alcohol lamp?

seamusm53 wrote:Alcohol stoves are amazing as light-weight and simple backpacking stoves. The only down-side is that burning alcohol is almost invisible in the day and dangerous.
A little salt adds color... but I find I get blue / yellow flames with mine
by hpby98
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Alcohol as Fuel
Topic: Alcohol lamp?
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: Alcohol lamp?

OtisT wrote:Here are a few little penny camp stoves I made for fun. Once lit, these things crank out the heat.
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I agree. Back in the good old days when you could find Heineken cans as barrels.

I even made a few out of the large cans too.
by hpby98
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Alcohol as Fuel
Topic: Alcohol lamp?
Replies: 7
Views: 1236

Re: Alcohol lamp?

Google “penny stoves” Or “backpacking ethanol stoves” https://www.outdoors.org/articles/amc-outdoors/heat-output-of-alcohol-vs-white-gas-vs-canister-stoves" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" rel="nofollow I did a test with my penny stove against a buddy with his tri-mix Was within secon...