bkisel

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06-29-2013

Last Activity:

01-23-2017 12:09 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Born NYC. Summers in CT since 1945. Former Marine (62-66). NYU Comp. Sci., Moved to CT 1976, Married 1981, Two kids, Retired AT&T 2010
  • Archery, Firearms, Woodworking & Kit Wine Making
  • Retired
  • Wellsboro
  • PA

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: plastic carboys with the Allinonewinepump on 01-22-2017 at 06:08 PM
    Audio fine on my PC both first time and again just now to see if it was an issue.

  • Posted in thread: banana wine recipe on 01-22-2017 at 02:25 PM
    yep that waswhat i waswondering, that recipe is a EC KRAUS recipe, butv banana'sarelight in
    flavor so as you said it sounds like it needed more ruit, but i never gave the acid blend
    athought, that mck...

  • Posted in thread: honey to sugar conversion on 01-22-2017 at 02:19 PM
    Awhile back my research turned up 1 cup honey =~ 2 cup sugar. This is the ratio I've been
    using.

  • Posted in thread: plastic carboys with the Allinonewinepump on 01-22-2017 at 02:06 PM
    IT'S ALIVE! IT'S ALIVE! :hNeat! Anxiously waiting proof of concept with 6 gallon Better Bottle
    and Bubbler.Your video is very easily understood - stand-by to release the pressure when/as
    necessary.

  • Posted in thread: plastic carboys with the Allinonewinepump on 01-21-2017 at 06:36 PM
    Yes! I'm very interested but what about with a 6 gallon plastic carboy of some sort?

  • Posted in thread: banana wine recipe on 01-21-2017 at 06:31 PM
    I would have thought more like 25-30 pounds of banana and cut back on the acid blend, no?

  • Posted in thread: Broken Carboy !! on 01-21-2017 at 02:56 PM
    You guys should look into getting better bottles or the vintage house pet carboy! I have been
    using them since i started this hobby a few years ago. I have a few 6 and 3 gallon ones and
    love them! Ver...

  • Posted in thread: Broken Carboy !! on 01-21-2017 at 02:51 PM
    Bill, I made a shaped mat for my sink out of about 4 layers of that shelf liner rubber sewn
    together with thin fishing line. It drapes well over the front lip of the sink, extends over
    the bottom and ...

  • Posted in thread: Broken Carboy !! on 01-21-2017 at 02:05 PM
    Had a 6 23L Italian carboy slip out of my hands while it was being washed. Only fell a few
    inches into the kitchen sink but that was enough to shatter the carboy and inflict a small cut
    to my hand as ...

  • Posted in thread: banana wine recipe on 01-21-2017 at 08:05 AM
    Will be following this thread... Hope to be making a banana wine myself. Need to decide whether
    or not to jump in and make a 6 gallon batch or to first make a smaller batch. Since I tarted
    this hobby ...

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