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by mbasketcase13
Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:40 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Column insulation where to buy
Replies: 6
Views: 908

Re: Column insulation where to buy

I found some 2"foam pipe insulation at a place called the Big Blue Store appearently it's a chain store in the southern US. GREAT store to shop in at least for a man, propane gas manifolds and the like. I was likea kid in a candy store :lol: :lol:
by mbasketcase13
Sat Dec 27, 2008 5:22 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: What's the highest safe alcohol percentage to drink straight
Replies: 61
Views: 11868

Re: What's the highest safe alcohol percentage to drink straight

One should also realize the difference between proof of alc and % of alc 100 Proof is still only 50% abv
I thought this thread looked familer

http://homedistiller.org/forum/viewtopi ... =15&t=8921
by mbasketcase13
Mon Aug 25, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Dos and don't
Replies: 55
Views: 3514

Re: Dos and don't

I collect in glass, but the jug is sittin' in a large metal pan and the distillate I collect is cool. This makes me think again about yall that are usin' glass as a thumper. If yer mason jar thumper cracks and fails from heat, or pressure from the housin', or if it gets splashed with a cool liquid....
by mbasketcase13
Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: yahoo. ??
Replies: 7
Views: 777

Re: yahoo. ??

Rudi wrote:I just cant deal with the format at yahoo drives me bonkers :roll:
I have to agree with Rudi, I'll go there but it's just to hard to get used too so i'll just hang out here

Rick
by mbasketcase13
Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:32 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: What'd ya'll make today?
Replies: 4969
Views: 331257

Re: What'd ya'll make today?

had to try out my new 100 qt BOP but didn't have a false bottom yet so i used it as a double boiler made up a 32 lt batch of corn and barley 80-20 cooked let it convert overnight good conversion added yeast and it's working away the only sugar used was to start the yeast (1 cup) i think i'll do this...
by mbasketcase13
Sat Aug 02, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Can You Spot Whats Wrong Here?
Replies: 12
Views: 896

Re: Can You Spot Whats Wrong Here?

the bag says c&h yellow d brown sugar, googled it and it says
Yellow D® · Liquid Brown Sugar. A boiled, dark brown sugar with an extra rich molasses flavor & small

very iinteresting

Rick
by mbasketcase13
Sat Aug 02, 2008 4:36 am
Forum: Still Related Hardware
Topic: Still construction
Replies: 47
Views: 8336

Re: Still construction

of those of us living in the southern US that have a BigLots Store handy i found some Brawney 100% pure cooper scrubers 2 for a dollar (i bought all they had) but I'm still using the ones from KMart so i haven"t tried these yet

Rick
by mbasketcase13
Sat Aug 02, 2008 3:51 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Sloooow Distilling
Replies: 39
Views: 2633

Re: Sloooow Distilling

............start off light around 6.5kg or so sugar, and should I want to up the final proof then put in more sugar... but SLOWLY or else it will foam everywhere.......... I put down another 100 litres of wash yesterday , using your above suggestion of 6.5kg Sugar per 25 litres water, per satchel ...
by mbasketcase13
Sat Aug 02, 2008 3:36 am
Forum: Pot Distillation/Thumper and Design
Topic: New Build
Replies: 29
Views: 3449

Re: New Build

I really like how it waits till it's after the 45 to reduce the size of the tubing. it seems like less constriction in the vapor path, maybe i can rework mine which is similar.

Rick
by mbasketcase13
Fri Aug 01, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Can You Spot Whats Wrong Here?
Replies: 12
Views: 896

Re: Can You Spot Whats Wrong Here?

i see he's using a lot of plastic drums for storage
by mbasketcase13
Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:47 am
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method
Replies: 4328
Views: 748095

Re: uncle jesse's simple sour mash method

you can freeze it for long term storage, or keep it in the fridge for short term
by mbasketcase13
Tue Jul 22, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: New and confused
Replies: 23
Views: 1368

Re: New and confused

This is what's called 'learning to drive your still'. Same as driving a bulldozer, no-ones gunna tell you what throttle setting to put it on to push some dirt up to make a dam. It depends on your dirt, on your dozer, on how much time you have and on what you want your dam to look like when you're f...
by mbasketcase13
Sat Jul 19, 2008 7:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: How many here have quit smoking? How did you quit?
Replies: 180
Views: 10252

Re: How many here have quit smoking? How did you quit?

Haven't had one in 15 years and there isn't a day goes by that i don't think about it. Just go one more day without a cigarette Rick it'll be alright tomorrow.
by mbasketcase13
Thu Jul 17, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Wood Ageing Woes
Replies: 99
Views: 5290

Re: Wood Ageing Woes

Gentlemen let me try this again this makes the third try. A few months ago i put some ujsm whitedog in the cuboard actually 04/08 i tasted it a couple of weeks ago and it was pretty good stuff i had some red oak cureing on the camper and figured i would char some and try it but only a little because...
by mbasketcase13
Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:51 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Surging Potstill
Replies: 19
Views: 1824

Re: Surging Potstill

Sometimes i just sprinkle a little flour on the joints to check for leaks
by mbasketcase13
Thu Jun 12, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion
Topic: What to do?
Replies: 15
Views: 1445

Re: What to do?

actuall i use my time to clean the shop organize jars and jugs. although i did get overcome by carbon monoxide Sunday low volume of propane in the tank aparently it doesn't burn to clean when tank is low. Thank god for a carbon monoxide alarm
by mbasketcase13
Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:37 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Flow Rate
Replies: 65
Views: 4997

Re: Flow Rate

this is going to be really difficult to get this through my thick skull, but i'm ready to run 10 gals ujsm so i'll try to force myself to speed up
by mbasketcase13
Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: Tried and True Recipes
Topic: Deathwish Wheat germ recipe
Replies: 499
Views: 161612

Re: Deathwish Wheat germ recipe

just regular ole wheat germ found at most stores in the cereal section and it makes for some good tasting spirits
by mbasketcase13
Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: Safety and Related Issues
Topic: Tell us about your mistakes.
Replies: 1414
Views: 199476

Re: Tell us about your mistakes.

Out in the shed today with the air conditioner on it's 99 F outside, running a reflux run and the carbon monoxide alarm goes off son that will shake you up bigtime :shock: :shock:
by mbasketcase13
Sat May 10, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: Olive Oil instead of Aeration?
Replies: 39
Views: 6695

Re: Olive Oil instead of Aeration?

That's a definate maybe. oh hell I dunno, ask my boss he knows it all.
by mbasketcase13
Thu May 08, 2008 1:43 am
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: What'd ya'll make today?
Replies: 4969
Views: 331257

Re: What'd ya'll make today?

Uncle Jesse wrote:lol yeh it's pretty sweet doing these huge mashes.
So when are you going to start marketing your stuff, under what name and will it be available on the east coast .
by mbasketcase13
Sun May 04, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Advice on purchasing a reflux still.
Replies: 23
Views: 968

Re: Advice on purchasing a reflux still.

I have to agree with Husker the still looks a little small and i dought f you'll be satisfied with it and you will want a bigger and better one,I think your best bet is to read these fourms and make a decision later, you won't regret it. I now have a bokakob and a pot still and i use the pot still m...
by mbasketcase13
Mon Apr 21, 2008 2:40 pm
Forum: Mashing and Fermenting
Topic: What'd ya'll make today?
Replies: 4969
Views: 331257

Re: What'd ya'll make today?

This has been a busy two weekends stripped 10 Gals of ujsm last weekend stripped another 10 this weekend . finished it off today and it looks and taste like it's one of my better runs. Next weekend will be just as busy, 10 Gal cooked corn mash is settling and should be ready to run Sat. 20 Gals of b...
by mbasketcase13
Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:51 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Thank you, and an update.
Replies: 17
Views: 1234

Re: Thank you, and an update.

yea me to my 4" is hanging on the side of my shed in storage but at the price of gold i'll have to reserect it too many hobbies thats all i can say
by mbasketcase13
Wed Apr 16, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Measuring Alcohol
Replies: 13
Views: 1352

Dnderhead wrote:BW hears something I made mite help
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Simple 1-1/4 pvc, foam pipe insulation and a couple of caps
i know what i'll make this weekend i never knew there were so many ways to break them
by mbasketcase13
Wed Apr 16, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Backset and Feints question
Replies: 5
Views: 709

i believe it says to add your backset to your next ferment not your distillate. add your distillate and next completed ferment togeather for your next spirt run
by mbasketcase13
Mon Apr 14, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Thank you, and an update.
Replies: 17
Views: 1234

at the price of gold you might want to save that gold pan i don't think i'll use my copper gold pan for my still but the thought has crossed my mind
by mbasketcase13
Sat Apr 12, 2008 10:00 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: Do you Sanitize your spirit bottles?
Replies: 5
Views: 1421

actuall i wash and sterilize all my containers before i use them and scrub brushes can be found that fit almost any bottle
by mbasketcase13
Mon Apr 07, 2008 2:12 pm
Forum: Novice Distillers
Topic: Flour Dough/Paste for sealing
Replies: 62
Views: 49660

i just use a wet dish towel lay it on for awhile the dough soaks up the water and doesn't dry out before i'm ready to go to work cleaning up
by mbasketcase13
Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:26 am
Forum: Novice Forum Graveyard
Topic: ms woman busted
Replies: 9
Views: 1529

one thing to thiink about if shes in jail or prison she will have three meals a place to sleep and all her medical will be covered for the rest of her life