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Stainless Ball Lock Carbonation Cap [PET Bottles or Draft Line Cleaning] – $8.15 + Free Shipping

Stainless steel ball lock carbonation caps.  These are intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to pressurized growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your beer.  Put one of these on (purge the head space by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just shake it up until it’s carbonated.

Other possible uses… One of these along with some tubingcln_img_9654 are all you need to convert Mark II Keg and Carboy Washer [Review] to a recirculating draft line cleaning pump for ball lock setups.  See: Mark II Keg & Carboy Cleaner… As a Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump!  – OR – Build your own line cleaning setup from scratch… Build a Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for just $8.15.  Shipping is also free to select addresses.  Check the listing for up to the minute price, description and availability.

Homebrew Stainless Steel Carbonation Cap Ball Lock Type Fit Soft PET Bottles

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10 x 1/4″ NPT Male x 1/4″ JIC Male + Building a Spunding Valve

Pack of 10 Eaton Weatherhead C5205X4X4 Carbon Steel 1/4″ NPT Male x 1/4″ JIC Male Fittings

These fittings could be used for a lot of things including putting together a Spunding Valve Build.   cln_tn_spundingA Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and more.

See: [Build a Spunding Valve].  Take a look at Build Option 2 for a version that uses a similar although not identical fitting.

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Eaton Weatherhead C5205X4X4 Carbon Steel SAE 37 Degree (JIC) Flare-Twin Fitting, Adapter, 1/4″ NPT Male x 1/4″ JIC Male (Pack of 10)

1/2″ SS Fittings: Street Elbow | Elbow | Tee | Hex Nipple | NippleCoupler | Plug | Cross

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1/3 HP Submersible Utility Pump

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1/3 HP Submersible Utility Pump by Superior Pump.  2,400 gallons per hour, corrosion resistant construction, 10 foot cord.  This includes a garden hose adapter as well.

Possible uses around your homebrewery: DIY keg and carboy cleaner, draft line cleaner and a recirculation pump for wort chilling.

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Superior Pump 91330 1/3 HP Thermoplastic Submersible Utility Pump

Also available in a 1/4 HP version… Superior Pump 91250 1/4 HP Thermoplastic Submersible Utility Pump

AlsoBuild A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump Conversion

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Stainless Carbonation Cap for PET Bottles + Draft Line Cleaning Builds

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Stainless steel ball lock carbonation caps with 5/16″” barb.  These are intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to pressurized growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your beer.  Put one of these on (purge the head space by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just shake it up until it’s carbonated.

Other possible uses… Build A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump Conversion

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Stainless Carbonation Cap with 5/16″ Barb Ball Lock Type, Fit Most Soft Drink PET Bottles

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290 Gallon Per Hour Submersible Pump + Draft Line Cleaning Build

EcoPlus 728305 Eco 264 Submersible Pump, 290GPH

Eco 264 Submersible Pump by EcoPlus.  290 gallons per hour.  28 watt motor.  Includes multiple fittings… 75″ Barbed x .75″ Threaded, two-.5″ Barbed x .75″ Threaded and Nozzle x 3.4″ Threaded.  You can use this both inline and submersible.  Pre-wired 69 inch cord.

I use this pump in myimg_cln_img_0593-225x300 Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Build.  You could also use this to put together a recirculating wort chiller.

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EcoPlus 728305 Eco 264 Submersible Pump, 290GPH

AlsoRecirculating Draft Line Cleaning Build

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Stainless Carbonation Cap for PET Bottles + Draft Line Cleaning Builds

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Stainless steel ball lock carbonation caps with 5/16″” barb.  These are intended to convert 1L and 2L bottles to pressurized growlers.  Fill up a 1L or 2L PET bottle with your beer.  Put one of these on (purge the head space by squeezing if you want to) and then pressurize for transport.  You can also use this cap to rapidly carbonate beer.  Same process as for transport, just shake it up until it’s carbonated.

Other possible uses… Build A Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Pump | Mark II Keg and Carboy Cleaner Draft Line Cleaning Pump Conversion

Update: Since this post was published the price, availability or promotion has changed.  Check the product page for up to the minute description, price and availability.  Also: Today’s Deals on Amazon

Stainless Carbonation Cap with 5/16″ Barb Ball Lock Type, Fit Most Soft Drink PET Bottles

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Nut & Bolt Thread Checker

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Nut and Bolt Thread Checker.  Includes both inch and metric options.

Includes…  INCH (14): 6-32, 8-32, 10-24, 10-32, 1/4-20, 1/4-28, 5/16-18, 5/16-24, 3/8-16, 3/8-24, 7/16-14, 7/16-20, 1/2-13, 1/2-20 METRIC (12): M4x0.7, M5x0.8, M6x1.0, M7x1.0, M8x1.0, M8x1.25, M10x1.0, M10x1.25, M10x1.5, M12x1.25, M12x1.5, M12x1.75

  • Each size has a nut and bolt checker on the same gauge. 26 male/female gauges – 14 inch & 12 metric.
  • Thread sizes are permanently stamped onto each gauge (inch in red, metric in white)
  • Inch gauges are clear zinc plated, metric gauges are black oxide.
  • The individual gauges rotate freely on the wire cable for fast thread verification
  • Wire cable with loop for convenient hanging

Use to identify thread sizes.  May be handy for an around the home-brewery project and beyond.

img_purchdateI picked one of these up to use for homebrewing projects and more

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Nut & Bolt Thread Checker (Inch & Metric)

Also ConsiderNeiko 01407A Electronic Digital Caliper with Extra-Large LCD Screen, 0-6 Inches – I use a caliper around my home brewery to… measure things. 🙂  Including… fitting sizes, o-ring sizes [See: Bulk Keg Orings and Keg Repair Part Numbers] and to aid with designing 3d prints [3D printing tag]

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