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Offline AmandaK

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Re: Sabco Brew Magic Owners - Thoughts, Processes & Mods
« Reply #45 on: February 15, 2014, 02:15:36 PM »
Just a thought Amanda,

It sounds as though the rig is garage kept and residual moisture freezes in the lines when not in use.

I don't have a single tier set up but thought perhaps if there was a way to blow the system out with compressed air after brewing it might help in keeping things from freezing up.

Glad to hear your day today went well!

Fortunately I have thought of that! :) Since it is (insulated) garage kept, I store it with all of the valves open, including the drain valve.

The freezing from a week or so ago was when the rig was in use, after I had to use the main drain valve, and when it was exposed to 8F temps.
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Re: Sabco Brew Magic Owners - Thoughts, Processes & Mods
« Reply #46 on: February 15, 2014, 02:20:52 PM »

Just a thought Amanda,

It sounds as though the rig is garage kept and residual moisture freezes in the lines when not in use.

I don't have a single tier set up but thought perhaps if there was a way to blow the system out with compressed air after brewing it might help in keeping things from freezing up.

Glad to hear your day today went well!

Fortunately I have thought of that! :) Since it is (insulated) garage kept, I store it with all of the valves open, including the drain valve.

The freezing from a week or so ago was when the rig was in use, after I had to use the main drain valve, and when it was exposed to 8F temps.
cool, glad to hear it! Insulated garage is funny, mine too is insulated but this winter that hasn't really meant much;) I found that out with frozen hoses when I needed them so now I've been blowing them all out with air after use and it's been working well-Can't . Wait . For.  Spring!
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Re: Sabco Brew Magic Owners - Thoughts, Processes & Mods
« Reply #47 on: February 16, 2014, 08:42:31 AM »
Glad to hear things went well. 
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