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Reader Tip: 22 Quart Pressure Cooker

Thanks to HBF Reader Joe for this tip!

Mirro 92122A Polished Aluminum Pressure Cooker, 22-Quart, Silver

22 Quart Aluminum Pressure Cooker from Mirro.

Possible homebrewing uses – Can starter wort, sterilize, make sterile water for yeast washing.

Features:

  • The pressure canner is constructed from rustproof heavy-gauge aluminum; holds 16 pint jars or 5 quart jars
  • Maintains steady pressure with 3 cooking-pressure options–5, 10, and 15 PSI
  • Reusable overpressure plug, sure-locking lid system, and side gasket pressure release
  • Cooking rack and user guide with recipes included
  • Limited 10 years warranty for the pressure canners and limited 1 year warranty for the replacement parts

Mirro 92122A Polished Aluminum Pressure Cooker, 22-Quart, Silver

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T-fal Pressure Cooker

T-fal P2510737 Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe PFOA Free Pressure Cooker Cookware, Silver

Features:

  • Suitable for all heat sources including induction
  • Variable control operating valve
  • Over pressure gasket release window
  • Pressure indicator
  • Safe opening and closing system

Possible homebrewing uses – Can starter wort, sterilize, make sterile water for yeast washing.

T-fal P2510737 Stainless Steel Dishwasher Safe PFOA Free Pressure Cooker Cookware, Silver

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Reader Tip: 25 Quart Sterilizer

Thanks to HBF Reader Stephen for this tip!  Stephen says: “This would be great if you are running a yeast bank.”

All-American Electric 25 Quart 1650 Watts/13.75 amps Sterilizer

25 Quart Electric Sterilizer.  Possible uses: Sterile water for yeast washing, storage and propagation, can starter wort, sterilize (not just sanitize) equipment.

Features:

  • Metal-To-Metal Seal; no costly gasket to replace
  • Ideal for doctors, dentists, first aid stations, hospitals, and laboratories for dependable sterilization.
  • Inner container capacity: 14.5 Quarts / 13.7 Liters
  • Equipped with dial gauge, control valve, excess pressure relief valve, and overpressure plug
  • UL Approved

All-American Electric 25 Quart 1650 Watts/13.75 amps Sterilizer

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9.5 Quart Pressure Sterilizer Autoclave

All-American 9.5 Quart Pressure Sterilizer

All American 9.5 Quart Pressure Sterilizer.  Possible uses: Sterile water for yeast washing, storage and propagation, can starter wort, sterilize (not just sanitize) equipment.

Features:

  • Metal-To-Metal Seal; no costly gasket to replace
  • Ideal for doctors, dentists, first aid stations, hospitals, and laboratories for dependable sterilization.
  • Inner container capacity: 9.5 Quarts / 9 Liters
  • Equipped with dial gauge, control valve, excess pressure relief valve, and overpressure plug
  • UL Approved

All-American 9.5 Quart Pressure Sterilizer

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Celestron 1500x Professional Microscope

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Model 44108 1500x Power Professional Microscope from Celestron.

Features:

  • A large, heavy duty professional level microscope that provides powers up to 1500x
  • 10x & 15x wide field (18mm & 13mm fields of view) eyepieces and 4x, 10x, 40x, &
  • Binocular head rotates 360° which allows comfortable two eye viewing at any position
  • 45° inclined viewing angle provides comfortable viewing
  • Built-in halogen illumination provides direct control of light with brightness adjustment

Celestron 44108 1500x Power Professional Biological Microscope

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Reader Tip: Extech PH50 Waterproof pH Meter

Thanks to HBF Reader Bret for this tip!

Extech PH50 Waterproof pH Pen

The PH50 by Extech features: Range of pH 2 to pH 12, LCD Display, Three Point Calibration, Data Hold (freezes reading on display) and a low battery indicator.  It’s also waterproof.

Extech PH50 Waterproof pH Pen

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Extech PH100 Ph Meter + Reader Feedback

Extech PH100 ExStik 0.00 to 14.00-PH Waterproof Meter

Features:

  • Flat surface pH electrode is waterproof and rugged enough to withstand harsh environments
  • LCD display shows pH from 0.00 to 14.00, temperature and bargraph of trends in acidity or alkalinity; device stores and recalls up to 15 labeled readings
  • RENEW feature tells you when it and’ time to replace your pH electrode
  • CAL feature tells you when it and time to recalibrate your meter
  • Includes meter, protective sensor cap, sample cup, 4 SR44 button batteries and 1 48-Inch (1.2m) neck strap

Facebook Friend Shane Says: The Extech PH100 is an excellent product – highly recommended!

Extech PH100 ExStik 0.00 to 14.00-PH Waterproof Meter

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