picoferm notes and observations

overview my notes (and gripes) from using the picoferm for my most recent brew. this was an unimpressive first run with this particular product. screencap of my aborted picoferm cycle (note screencap time) beer: shankill stout picoferm unit battery life this is unpredictable at best. i was a bit concerned when i fired it up, logged into the brewhouse and noted that the projected fermentation time was longer than the projected battery life....

January 1, 2019 · sulrich

picopak sack

problem statement grains get stuck in the step filter when you’re brewing your beer. this causes problems with draining the wort and potential difficulties with the hop staging. in the first instance it meant that i lost a couple of liters of beer. in the second instance, i think my hop times got pretty thoroughly horked. fwiw, both batches, totally drinkable. solution put yo' stuff in a sack directions get a stain-resistant nylon mesh material....

December 31, 2018 · sulrich

RC plane shiz

tuff trainer 2 - prop specs GWS EP Propeller (DD-9050 229x127mm) orange (6pcs/set) DD = direct drive - straight edge RD = reduced drive - curved edge turnigy charger notes grabbed from the hobby king site, in the event that this goes away. The Turnigy E3 Compact LiPoly charger is a very simple to use charger for 2S and 3S battery packs. No need for additional power supplies or 12v batterys as this little unit has its own built in power supply that is quite happy on mains power from 100v to 240v (this particular unit comes with a US plug and lead)....

July 3, 2016 · steve ulrich