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by Rudi
Sun Aug 09, 2009 4:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Prayers wanted
Replies: 219
Views: 9642

Re: Prayers wanted

Husker and Blanik, I tend to be a man of few words but my thougts are with you both.You gotta stay strong and positive it makes a big difference.
by Rudi
Sat Aug 01, 2009 4:32 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: Red Gum Aging/filtering
Replies: 11
Views: 1257

Re: Red Gum Aging/filtering

I spent a bit of time last month working in Bundy and happened to get to the distillery mor than once I also sampled some Bundy red (the red gum filtered one) During one of their tours I asked old mate about the red gum thing. Where do they get the red gum charcoal do they make it themselves? His re...
by Rudi
Wed Jul 29, 2009 4:15 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Prayers wanted
Replies: 219
Views: 9642

Re: Prayers wanted

onya Blanik
by Rudi
Sat Mar 07, 2009 5:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Welcome to new Moderater
Replies: 34
Views: 1924

Re: Welcome to new Moderater

Cap'n Hook Hey ,favorable winds and followin seas to ya.
by Rudi
Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:25 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 26
Views: 1214

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Chistmas to all Hope you have a safe and enjoyable break with family and friends.

Rudi.
by Rudi
Fri Dec 19, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Strange Looks.... or worse?
Replies: 66
Views: 4293

Re: Strange Looks.... or worse?

Most supplies I buy aside from sugar can be used for making beer ,hlt ,boiler ,mash tun, fermenters ,malt ,grains and copper for wort chillers. The hippie health food shop thinks I make lots of rye bread the rye grain and bread yeast.The produce store thinks I keep chooks (cracked corn)and malt barl...
by Rudi
Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:37 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: what is the difference
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: what is the difference

Go read the whole site I bet you a box of beer and a bucket of prawns you'll know the difference after you've read it. You might learn a pile of usefull stuff along the way too.
by Rudi
Sat Dec 13, 2008 4:09 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: copper mesh packing question
Replies: 27
Views: 6489

Re: copper mesh packing question

I'd be in a bulk buy enough to pack a 3 "column 1500mm long give us a yell.
by Rudi
Sun Dec 07, 2008 3:57 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: What is your 9 to 5??
Replies: 152
Views: 8933

Re: What is your 9 to 5??

I started out as an optical mechanic spent 8 years working as a dive instructor now I'm a skipper for the port driving tugs,dredges and survey boats. This is an interesting thread seems somtimes you guess other times way off. Keep em coming.
by Rudi
Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Where'd your name come from??
Replies: 254
Views: 17764

Re: Where'd your name come from??

Duno how it started got called Rudi once and seems to have stuck
by Rudi
Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:54 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Help Building A bigger still.
Replies: 41
Views: 3525

Re: Help Building A bigger still.

blanikdog wrote:Not much gets past our punkin. Good deducing. You should be a police person. :lol: :lol: :lol:

blanik
Now that would be a scary thought :shock: improbable but scary
by Rudi
Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:15 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: They were not kidding... KA-BOOM!!
Replies: 20
Views: 1225

Re: They were not kidding... KA-BOOM!!

yep but its still funny :lol:
by Rudi
Tue Nov 18, 2008 4:54 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Gardening Anyone?
Replies: 59
Views: 3381

Re: Gardening Anyone?

Ok found it put 15 l water into a 20 ltr bucket 1/2 a cup of fish emulsion 1 cup of seaweed concentrate 3 teaspoons zinc sulfate 3 teaspoons epsom salts give this a good mix then put 5l of water into a sprayer add 1/2 a litre of the brew and spray away . I just snapped a lid on the rest and stored i...
by Rudi
Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Gardening Anyone?
Replies: 59
Views: 3381

Re: Gardening Anyone?

Punkin, Do you feed your limes with anything special? I've got one that flowers well but keeps dropping the immature fruit. I gave it some trace elements and fertilizer about 6 weeks ago but it doesn't seemed to have helped much. I had this problem with a lime tree ,apparently SE Queensland has a m...
by Rudi
Sun Nov 16, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Gardening Anyone?
Replies: 59
Views: 3381

Re: Gardening Anyone?

We've given up on the garden. This effing 'drought' has made it all but impossible. It's too hot and it's just a waste of water. :( blanik We got 65mm of rain in the last 24hrs :!: neither of my water tanks have been below half full for a while now. I use gypsum and potash to sweeten up the soil fo...
by Rudi
Sun Nov 16, 2008 4:31 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: How to colour...
Replies: 22
Views: 1117

Re: How to colour...

Yeah didnt read that last bit :oops: .Stick it in a vodka bottle like Coops says they will be none the wiser or if you drink it with a mixer take it pre mixed.Dunno if it tastes but I remember parisiene essence to put more colour in gravy?
by Rudi
Sun Nov 16, 2008 1:32 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: How to colour...
Replies: 22
Views: 1117

Re: How to colour...

At the risk of sounding like a smart arse I use toasted white oak to age and colour my spirits :idea:
by Rudi
Sat Nov 15, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Gardening Anyone?
Replies: 59
Views: 3381

Re: Gardening Anyone?

I've got chantanay carrotts in,purple king beans are up and running ,more leb cucumbers than I know what to do with :roll: . Betroot are a couple of weeks from harvest.The giant garlic that I planted will be ready to dig up soon too. Lots of lettuce and baby spinach in to fill up the gaps couple of ...
by Rudi
Thu Nov 13, 2008 4:18 am
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: Size of tube for condensor
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Size of tube for condensor

Tony hope Hooks sorted you out if not Tony Powell hose in Brissy sell it by the meter.
by Rudi
Thu Nov 13, 2008 4:09 am
Forum: Flavoring and Aging
Topic: does anyone use real barrels to age
Replies: 20
Views: 1982

Re: does anyone use real barrels to age

If it quacks like a duck
by Rudi
Sun Nov 09, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Insulation and stuff
Replies: 124
Views: 11875

Re: Insulation and stuff

I cut mine into 1.2m lengths rolled em up and pushed them in.
by Rudi
Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: Column Builds
Topic: VM how and why.. cont.. from mini's thread
Replies: 55
Views: 7975

Re: VM how and why.. cont.. from mini's thread

I am trying hard to see the difrance in result or end operation between VM and LM, you are realy doing exactly the same thing in a difrent way. perhaps the argument could be that the VM method is more accurate perhaps, regardless im banging my head on the wall now.. i might have to make both eventu...
by Rudi
Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: mushrooms?
Replies: 33
Views: 1602

Re: mushrooms?

Dunno if they (shrooms)will grow in the cold the temp here ranges between 15 deg c and 32deg c at the moment and the mushies keep comming :D
by Rudi
Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:25 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: mushrooms?
Replies: 33
Views: 1602

Re: mushrooms?

I get mushroom compost for my vege garden $1.50 a bag , put a couplea bags under the house and sprayed them with water daily in two weeks I filled a broccoli box with mushrooms. Nothing like fried shrooms on toast for brekie.
by Rudi
Mon Nov 03, 2008 4:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: Weather
Replies: 11
Views: 502

Re: Weather

I definitly like to have weather when I'm stillin any will do.
by Rudi
Sat Nov 01, 2008 2:40 pm
Forum: General Stilling questions
Topic: KEG Identification
Replies: 18
Views: 20423

Re: KEG Identification

Thanks for the info although I dont have any of those all mine look the same as a number 3 but I belive there not a sanke but a theilmann?
by Rudi
Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:08 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Baileys/Punkins Muck
Replies: 71
Views: 27608

Re: Top Shelf Cream Liquers

Finally found the bastard Baileys. Whip 3 farm eggs till fluffy. Keep beating with the mixer as you add... Add 2 cups DWWWG (or other 40%) 1 can sweetened condensed milk, about the same of thick cream 1 tablespoon of chocolate topping 1 teaspoon of good vannilla extract. Shake before pouring over ic...
by Rudi
Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:08 am
Forum: Tried and true recipe book
Topic: Baileys/ Punkin's muck.
Replies: 26
Views: 7664

Baileys/ Punkin's muck.

Baileys. Whip 3 farm eggs till fluffy. Keep beating with the mixer as you add... Add 2 cups DWWWG (or other 40%) 1 can sweetened condensed milk, about the same of thick cream 1 tablespoon of chocolate topping 1 teaspoon of good vannilla extract. Shake before pouring over ice... We only usually make ...
by Rudi
Thu Oct 30, 2008 2:54 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Baileys/Punkins Muck
Replies: 71
Views: 27608

Re: Top Shelf Cream Liquers

I gave Punkins muck a go last Chrissie its the stuff went like hot cakes.