By: ycd0108, 2:00 AM GMT on March 04, 2015

Finally got a "round tuit" and bottled the brew referred to in the previous blog.
Capping the beer and stacking it in cool dark always reminds me of watching and helping Mom and aunts put up preserves in the fall.
It's a "Feel Good" endeavor.
I don't pay much attention to all the warnings about meticulous sterization:
Clean bottles and fermentation containers are placed to drain and dry.
Aerobic conditions.
When you fill and cap a bott...

Brewing Beer

By: ycd0108, 10:40 PM GMT on February 06, 2015

"Munich Dark Lager
Since the mid-19th century, this dark beer has been brewed in the Bavarian city of Munich. Our version is characterized by a delicate sweet maltiness, and a toasted nutty flavor.
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The Brewhouse kit produces all-grain microbrew style beer with the convenience of a kit. Brewed from fresh grains and hops, it is pure all-grain wort made the same way as commercial microbrewed beers"

Oil change

By: ycd0108, 2:10 AM GMT on January 18, 2015

If you have ever needed to change engine oil in a boat (without pulling the engine out) you need read no farther.
There is no room under the sump to place a receptacle for the old oil and if you do squish something flexible down there it will, I promise, spill whatever you have captured when you try to retrieve it.
So yesterday we bought a Pela 6 litre oil suction pump = $100 CDN plus tax.
I took the new thingy (I have two old oil suction tools but co...

Updated: 12:25 AM GMT on January 20, 2015

Bandwidth access

By: ycd0108, 5:29 AM GMT on January 07, 2015

Seems to me that access is slowing down.
WU is not too bad when it is up and running but even BBC is hiccuping.
This terminal is faster than any other I have access to and even it has slowed lately.
Maybe we are asking too much from a still developing system?
"It doesn't matter to me
But you don't have
To live like a refugee"
Tom Petty

Light Emitting Diode

By: ycd0108, 3:50 PM GMT on December 17, 2014

Bought time I corrected spelling Busy lately swapping out old fly specked light fixtures for new fixtures with LED bulbs.
One reason for this is the LEDs run cool. Prices have come down significantly lately as well.
I don't know that the new bulbs will live up to the promise of 25,000 hours.
Guess we'll just have to wait and see. ona-led-light-bulb-teardown.html

Updated: 6:06 AM GMT on December 25, 2014

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