Author Archives: Steve

Guild Wars 2- My Legendary quest begins.

My mesmer has 72% world completion. I’ll begin a casual trip to crafting the Legendary Greatsword Twilight. I thought about crafting an ascended greatsword, but the option to change stats is something I’d like to have. The visuals are cool … Continue reading

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The Keezer is Complete

I went with the stainless steel tower.  The brass mushroom was way too big.  Finish plywood is birch, simple pine for the surrounds, whole thing is on casters.  Black appliance paint to change from white. Closeup of the woodwork, dark … Continue reading

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Driving to work today

Stopped at a stoplight behind this car.

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Brewed my first beer

Everything went very smoothly, thanks to the lessons I learned from Dave. 1. Boil 4 gal water 2. Add Malt Syrup and Hops 3. Boil 60 min 4. Cool “wort” with icewater immersion chiller 5. Drain into bucket 6. Wait … Continue reading

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MicroMatic is the best

After getting our secondary regs with bent up gauge faces, we called MicroMatic. They simply dropped new gauges to us at no charge, and were apologetic it would take two days for us to get them. is the best.

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Got my Brewing Kettle in today

New polarware economy 30qt. brew kettle from  $119.95, cheap shipping.  Comes with holes cut out for included thermometer and spigot with on/off.  All of the stuff is high quality stainless.  I think it’s a great deal. Inside:

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Clydesdale Triathlon Training – Crank Length

Just rode faster than the previous 4 rides with my new 177.5mm dura ace cranks. The crank length was recommended to me by the fit calculator on competitive cyclist. Having recently tried 165mm, 172.5mm, and 177.5mm, I believe your crank … Continue reading

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2nd Beer Tower

This is the copper beer tower I just won on Ebay. I’ll be comparing it against the stainless steel t-type i already won, and sell off the loser.

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Carbonating Fruit Juice

So I’m still waiting on my kettle for brewing beer. To stay busy, and to test out my keezer, I filled the corny keg with juice. After 2 days of 42deg F chilling with 30psi of co2, I served myself … Continue reading

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