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Title: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on June 09, 2010, 01:12:44 AM
How can someone submit articles to Zymurgy?

I was thinking of writing one on the welding processes and do it your self brew stand construction.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: tom on June 09, 2010, 02:11:41 AM
I would love to see an article on that.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 09, 2010, 03:58:40 AM
well it will certainly come to folks attention here. I've sent a mail to Jill to check here.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: beerocd on June 09, 2010, 04:36:13 AM
OK, in the spirit of "Leap of Faith" (Steve Martin movie) I challenge you to work tubesock into your article.

I'd like to see some tips on how to do the gas beam; if you're doing requests.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 09, 2010, 06:27:44 AM
Hmm... done.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on June 09, 2010, 12:19:17 PM
Cool,

Tube-socks will be tough but I think I can do it.

Beerocd, the gas arm was fairly simple to do a little tougher to test. We did one on bluesman's rig. Just let me know your Q's. With that shinny new welder you have Ill bet you will be starting your stand real soon, right?

I could write something into the homebrewepedia too.

Contribute where you can!
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: beerocd on June 09, 2010, 01:03:51 PM
Ill bet you will be starting your stand real soon, right?


Not too soon, I just finished my electric setup. I was just wondering about the holes for the threaded pipe. Do you go big enough to slip them into the hole and sink them in a little or are they bigger than the hole and you weld them onto the surface of the beam? For the kettles I've seen some use pullouts which makes it look really cool, but the material on the gas beam may be too thick. Other thing is to maybe stick to mig/flux for the article, assuming most of us will be welding noobs. But you could put in a pic of mig vs tig welds just for comparison.

Safety tips like don't lick the electrode...  ;D

Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on June 09, 2010, 09:36:11 PM
Tube socks can be a hazard while welding, if that is all you are wearing.

The couplers sit best on top and outside of the hole. It would be hard to hold or fixture them if they were "sleeved" inside the hole.

Yeah, I was thinking I would go over all of the processes in regards to different materials since this applies to one have their gear welded by a hired welder. TIG especially cause of what is required on keg conversions and kettles. Like sanitary welding.
Pays to know this stuff even if you are hiring it out.

Ill do it in the homebrewepedia section. Figured I would open with a brief summary of welding like in the welding information thread.
Then document bluesmans SS Brutus 10 build, followed by step by step for  a budget steel build that a beginner could do.

I have to figure out a way to photograph the weld at the weld pool and then Im sure I could write down how to run a nice weld.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on June 27, 2010, 03:51:52 PM
Been working on a welding info article. Gonna work on some photos of SS welding as well. Im gonna use it in a marketing mailer for my business. Include it with a catalog of products and services.  The idea being that maybe potential customers will find the information useful and it will find its way to their reference library instead of file thirteen.

After Im gonna tweak it so it applies to brewing and brew equipment with some photos Im getting of SS welding. Make it so it has comprehensive info on building and working on brew gear for the laymen who is either going to DIY or hire a welder.  I was thinking it would be good in Zymurgy mag or one of the other brew mags. Its great when a mag serves as reference material. This way early issues stay around in peoples libraries and the advertising included lasts a lot longer. Maybe I should put just put it here on the website. Maybe in the homebrewepedia. that looks like it is more of a recipe thing though. 

Either way I will post my upcoming adventures welding SS sanitary welds and stuff in the equipment section. Maybe even some pics of work in a commercial brewery.

Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 27, 2010, 08:27:58 PM
Maybe in the homebrewepedia. that looks like it is more of a recipe thing though. 

Homebrewpedia is supposed to serve as a repository for any and all homebrew knowledge, so toss it in!
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on June 27, 2010, 11:55:10 PM
Thanks and oops, didnt realize there is an equipment section till now.

Need to experiment with some welding photos for it.

Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: richardt on June 28, 2010, 12:01:07 AM
Cap,

With all your great food recipes... Why the hell don't you do a regular foodie column in BYO or Zymurgy, too?!

We'd "eat it up!"
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on June 28, 2010, 12:11:58 AM
I would love too. What do you do just  send something to them. Or is it one of those things where I need an agent?  ;D

This is all just practice for that epic screenplay I am going to write.

Oh man the food one is a great idea! What about a section with reader submitted food recipes and pairings. Wow, that would be fun and with the Gourmet magazines falling away like flies there is lots of room.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 28, 2010, 12:43:18 AM
Cap, talk with Jill and I
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: denny on June 28, 2010, 03:48:42 PM
Cap, talk with Jill and I

Mr. Language Person says "That's Jill and me".   ;D
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 28, 2010, 04:17:30 PM
Mr. Language Person says "That's Jill and me".   ;D

Yeah, but I'm exploring exploding the rules, man. cause like you know the rules are a drag.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: denny on June 28, 2010, 04:33:19 PM
 :D :D :D :D :D
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 28, 2010, 04:34:51 PM
Thanks, I figure I'd tried to talk "Denny" for a bit. :)
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: markaberrant on June 28, 2010, 06:10:59 PM
(http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/attachments/0000/0665/Drew-Beachum.jpg)

(http://gwally.com/avatars/images/ricky_150.jpg)

Are you related to Ricky?
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 28, 2010, 06:21:57 PM
Quite possible, just a little less Canadian and a little less trailer park. :)
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: a10t2 on June 29, 2010, 02:08:09 AM
He's actually a well-known actor who decided to change careers by creating an alter ego.

(http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/attachments/0000/0665/Drew-Beachum.jpg)(http://quizilla.teennick.com/user_images/M/MO/MOR/morondude/1154721554_dante.jpg)
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 29, 2010, 04:15:32 AM
I'm not even supposed to be here today!
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: beerocd on June 29, 2010, 04:21:24 AM
If this thread goes long enough, maybe there can be an article about submitting an article.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on June 30, 2010, 11:33:42 PM
Oh man, I was thinking the same thing. I just couldn't place it.  

And with long hair and a backwards baseball cap he might look like silent bob too.

So,  working on some writing. I am getting some photos together too. Gonna be welding up some fittings in kettles next week.

I really want to find a way to  "filter" the light coming from the arc so that I can get some pics of the weld pool. I want pictures of the joint before, during and after being welded.

I will write a scaled down version for the homebrewepediav with examples of Bluesmans brutus 10 ss build and then some kettle welding action. One of the kettles I will be working on is getting an electric heat source fitted inside. Also include basic knowledge, principles and safety.

I think really important for the people who will hire their welding out will be examples of poor welds (i.e. porosity, undercut, crystallization, iron contamination,)  as well as correctly completed welds.

Or should I just forget the welding and write an article on cooking and the homebrewer.

 I was thinking of starting a blog on cooking but then I will be too much like.....
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: maxieboy on June 30, 2010, 11:40:34 PM
If this thread goes long enough, maybe there can be an article about submitting an article.

Or an article on how to submit a brewing article to a brewing magazine... 
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on June 30, 2010, 11:44:18 PM
And with long hair and a backwards baseball cap he might look like silent bob too.

Once upon a time a long time ago, I met Kevin Smith (aka Silent Bob) at a comic book signing. I did have longer hair. He did a double take when he looked up. :)
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: beerocd on July 01, 2010, 12:25:09 AM
but then I will be too much like.....

Julia Childs? Don't leave things open like that; what are we MIND READERS!  :-*
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on July 01, 2010, 01:12:28 AM

or just Julie.  ;)

Yeah, Kevin Smith is pretty cool. I met him before. A friend of mine is a friend of his. I think he lives around here, New Hope or something. We were at his comic book store. My bud is an artist type his paintings are often in the back round of Kevin Smiths movies. One painting (which I modeled for) is in Chasing Amy. I would be proud but that movie sucks.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: beerocd on July 01, 2010, 02:01:59 AM
One painting (which I modeled for)

Post it!  (unless it's au naturale)
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on July 01, 2010, 02:26:55 AM
Cant find it. But if you are ever watching the movie the painting is in the Ben Affleck characters apartment. Right next to the painting of my other friend in his underwear riding a gold bond bottle.

Here is his website. I may show up in there somewheres.http://brodzik.com/

You have to watch my name is Darren. Its real.

We are getting off topic, something I never do. So lets just stop.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: a10t2 on July 01, 2010, 03:33:33 AM
We are getting off topic, something I never do. So lets just stop.

You know for it to be "on topic" you'd have to talk about beer, right? ;)
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: beerocd on July 01, 2010, 04:13:41 AM
We are getting off topic, something I never do. So lets just stop.

You know for it to be "on topic" you'd have to talk about beer, right? ;)

Cap doesn't talk about beer anyway  :P
Cap owes me a beer (a good one) for making me go to that site.

Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: maxieboy on July 01, 2010, 02:05:57 PM
Cap doesn't talk about beer anyway  :P

  :-X  ;D
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on July 01, 2010, 09:26:05 PM
Just a little extract shame.

You guys are all the brewer I hope to be one day. I have said over and over that I am going to make the jump to AG. But, kid, work, money..blah blah blah.

Im lately a bi-monthly, turkey fryer garden house chiller kinda brewer, making the same old fashioned English ale over and over.

What will I talk about that all you guys don't already know?

Anyways, I fricken love beer.

 Im gonna sell this nightmare house some day and then I will make a killer brew set up. You will see, you will see. ;)

Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: maxieboy on July 01, 2010, 11:47:24 PM
We kid because we love. Carry on.  ;D
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on August 05, 2010, 11:42:25 PM
When posting in the homebrewopedia it says dont post copyrighted material. I was going to post some example photos and technical charts from the web along with some of my on photos.

How can I find out if something is copyrighted? Is it safe to assume that anything I pull off a search engine is free domain?

Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: dbeechum on August 06, 2010, 12:13:50 AM
Cap,

It's safe to assume anything you pull off the web IS NOT free domain.

If there are images you wish to use, you should contact the author of the site.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on August 06, 2010, 12:22:54 AM
Right, I kinda new that.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on August 06, 2010, 03:14:27 AM
Unless the material is under Creative Commons License.
http://creativecommons.org/
Then you would most likely do attribution to the original work.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on August 10, 2010, 01:57:22 AM
So, attribution after permission? 
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on August 10, 2010, 03:05:08 AM
So, attribution after permission? 
There are multiple CC licenses.
If you find CC work Like Kai's web site http://braukaiser.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
you can use his work without explicit permission.
You can do this with Kai's work:
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

You can share his work (copy...),
remix his work
if you
attribute him as an original author and
use it for non commercial purpose.

If you want to use it for commercial purpose you would still have to obtain the permission.

Does it make any sense?
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on August 10, 2010, 06:22:21 PM
It all seems so confusing. I saw that no one holds the copyrights to the Popeye cartoons. You can use them for anything. How does that happen? The copyrights expired?

Anyways, I am going to try and capture my own images that can be used for demonstration. For other helpful but lengthy information I was thinking that I will just provide a link.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on August 10, 2010, 11:24:26 PM
There is a lot of stuff in Public Domain.
Anything from before 1920-sh is in public domain.
After that it become to be more complicated.
That is why you can copy Shakespeare or your favorite opera.

To matter be worst if you buy Shakespeare on "book on tape" it is copyrighted.
What is copyrighted is not content of Shakespeare's work but someones voice and someones packaging.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: capozzoli on August 11, 2010, 12:52:44 AM
Now I just have to figure out a way to work Popeye into a welding info article.
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: beerocd on August 11, 2010, 01:40:51 AM
"How to open a can of spinach with a torch - in 10 easy lessons"
Title: Re: Submitting Articles.
Post by: kgs on August 15, 2010, 04:28:59 PM
It all seems so confusing. 

Copyright is confusing! And will only get more so!

One easy way to find images you are free to use in your work is to use Flickr's advanced search features and limit your search to: "Only search within Creative Commons-licensed content." http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/?

If you are writing for publication, you may also want to check off "Find content to use commercially." (Though, just to make things confusing, if you're writing for Zymurgy, it's a publication published by a nonprofit, which I believe would be noncommercial use--unless you are paid for the article, in which case it's commercial use. Anyone with a better take on that is encouraged to chime in.)

So this picture can be used for commercial or noncommercial use, as long as you provide attribution:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mat_the_w/3698716702/

Click on the "License" link on the right-hand side of the photo page to see the Creative Commons license.