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Show us your brewrig

Discussion in 'Gear and Equipment' started by stew.w, 17/2/10.

 

  1. Tony M

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    Posted 25/9/18
    Sorry Augo, that post was meant for Wobbly. I got lost in the myriad of photos
     
  2. Tony M

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    Posted 28/9/18
    Yep, eBay basket - can get it in 31x30 or 35x35 dimensions. I use the little pump because gravity feed doesn't work all the way to the bottom of the sparge urn's volume...
     
  7. Wobbly74

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    Posted 28/9/18
    And the flashed stc isn't really doable any more - there was a guy that wrote a replacement firmware for a particular chipset which is no longer available. I've just recently replaced this with a raspberry pi based system though...
     
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    Posted 29/9/18
    Ahh no worries. I keep threatening to do something with this Raspberry Pi sitting in my top drawer:)
     
  9. STIK79

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    Posted 1/10/18
    Yet another electric brewery build. Gave me a good excuse to buy a welder :)

    First brew going through now, everything behaving as it should (a miracle given the number of wires inside).

    90L HTL + Kettle, 50L MLT with autosparge. Used the bigger kegking pumps as I was worried about flow rate through the HERMS, they seem to work really well!

    The only bugger so far is the PID controllers are hard to read in the sunlight - might need to make a shield over them or something.

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    Posted 3/10/18
    Could you just spin the bench around so the PIDs are pointing towards the darker shed? Might make them easier to read.

    Really nice setup by the way.
     
  11. STIK79

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    Thanks - yes I could spin it around, however the 32A point is on that side of the door - and currently I can just pump waste to a drain point just out of shot (could use a couple of longer hoses I guess). Will knock up a 3d printed "sun visor" first and see how that fares :)
     
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    Posted 12/10/18
    I have just recently got back into brewing after almost 10 years and am brand new to all grain brewing. My rig consists of all off the shelf stuff (Grainfather etc etc). I won't post pics of that because we all know what they look like. I have, however rigged up my Tilt Hydrometer to a Raspberry pi and created a some dashboards (using Splunk) to track current and past brews. Hopefully this is more interesting than some pics of the Grainfather :)

    If anyone is interested in setting this up, let me know and I will post an overview of the setup process.

     
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    Posted 14/10/18

    Gday Bin Chicken,
    just wondering if you could post some info about your set up as I would love to track all my brews easily
    cheers
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    No worries. I'll write something up shortly
     
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    Cheers mate
     
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    Posted 23/10/18
    Just recently got a new MLT, a second pump and stand.

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    PNG image.png Here’s mine , I built the rig years ago but had a long time idle but now back to brewing I’m changing over to electric the htl has a 2200 watt element and I just got another element yesterday for the kettle
     
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    I've now completed my build and I've done a couple of brews. I did an 18l test batch and stuffed up the sparge, but the beer still came out really good. I recently did a 36l batch, milled my own grain, used brewing salts, made pH adjustments and managed 88% efficiency. Tried the beer the other day and I couldn't be happier.
     

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    That looks like an awesome setup! Any more info on the control panel and build overall?

    It all looks really neat and taking a guess at what each bit is for on the panel is for looks like the sort of panel I'd like to build.
     
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