Inkbird on still?

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Inkbird on still?

Post by Curmudgeon » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:46 pm

I have one of the cheapy voltage controllers from ebay/china and it has served me well with both airstill and T500 in pot mode, but having just splashed out on the posh copper T500 column thingie, I am struggling with temperature as I can't seem to get the hang of the needle valve water controller.

So I find myself looking at inkbirds at £30 on amazon and wondering if I can control temperature that way?
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Re: Inkbird on still?

Post by gaza the instructor » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:27 pm

buy your self one of these mr C
https://www.lovebrewing.co.uk/t500-wate ... regulator/
Swear by mine its almost purficcc
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Re: Inkbird on still?

Post by Curmudgeon » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:49 pm

Thanks Gaza,

My water supply is very steady. I just cant get the hang of controlling it with the wee needle valve thingie. Is the one with that kit better?
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Re: Inkbird on still?

Post by Mash » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:54 pm

Spot on. Ice always maintained a gate valve before the regulator helps too.
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Post by gaza the instructor » Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:03 pm

I think so don't have any issues with it. 4 women in my house always
some helpful woman pulling the chain.
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Re: Inkbird on still?

Post by Easydrinker » Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:13 am

gaza the instructor wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:03 pm
I think so don't have any issues with it. 4 women in my house always
some helpful woman pulling the chain.
Boasting about the Harem again mate?
I don't know how you keep them all happy, drinking all that gin1

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Re: Inkbird on still?

Post by gaza the instructor » Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:50 am

Sometimes its like the first snowflake on a Turkey Farm.
About one in the morning.
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Re: Inkbird on still?

Post by Mash » Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:10 am

Might it be an idea to get 'em well topped up on stillin night
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Post by gaza the instructor » Tue Jun 25, 2019 11:15 pm

They dont need any help Mash, Its scary what they do unaided
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Re: Inkbird on still?

Post by Easydrinker » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:16 am

Just to come back on topic.
I thought Inkbirds earned there worth on lagering beers.
As always, WTF do I know?

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