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    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Size of carboy.
      Yes, I have but not recently. SRBs come from the factory RTI so no need to calculate anything.
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Size of carboy.
      I have 2 carboys with that NRC… embossed on the bottom, they are both 7 gallon capacity. Only way to know for sure is to measure it as...
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch reacted to David Violante's post in the thread Crusher/destemmer with Like Like.
      Jim you’re going to love that C/D. I just did 4 lugs in less than 5 mins a few days ago. I spent more time cleaning than anything else...
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Crusher/destemmer.
      Not yet that I know of but then again you’ve not outlined the problem as far as I can see my friend. But I am interested to know what...
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Yeast for Brunello.
      Brian brings up a good point. Also, I’ve noticed with every kit I’ve made with the exception of FWKs that the grape skin packs have a...
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Yeast for Brunello.
      I think that Fermaid K addition was well too late to do much good for the yeast. As has been mentioned this addition is commonly done at...
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Fruit flies death.
      I make traps with empty water or soda bottles and bait it with apple cider vinegar and a couple drops of liquid dish soap. I have 10 of...
    • Jim Welch
      I’ve never measured but I’d geustimate around 2/3-3/4 of a gallon per pack.
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Yeast for Brunello.
      In my experience those last couple points sometimes take a lot more time than it does to get from the OG to .998. I’d just let it go
    • Jim Welch
      I’m interested in this subject too and have been wondering if it is only free sulphite that inhibits MLF.
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Fruit fly protection.
      I make traps from plastic water or soda bottles and bait them with apple cider vinegar with a couple drops of liquid dish soap. My...
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread DOB on label?.
      I also date my batches from the day I pitched the yeast.
    • Jim Welch
      @Siwash I use 2L ball jars for my wine starters, they work just fine and I use grape juice AFTER the initial hydration water. Started...
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Headspace eliminator.
      I’ll try to clarify my comments, I did say they slowly leak down and that was a poor choice of words. I periodically inspect them and...
    • Jim Welch
      Jim Welch replied to the thread Headspace eliminator.
      I use them, they do very slowly leak down. I try to redo about once a month. They seem to work pretty well otherwise but I generally...
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