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Reader Tip: Type D Poppet Valves… 83 Cents + Universal Poppets – $2.09

Thanks to HBF Reader Robert for this tip!

Type D John Wood Firestone Poppet Valve Replacement

Keg Post Poppet Valve Type D are marked down to 83 cents both at Midwest Supplies and Northern Brewer.  These are said to fit Firestone and John Wood Pin Lock Type Kegs.

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Universal Poppet Valves for Ball and Pin Lock Kegs

At $2.09 these universal poppets are a bargain.  I use universal poppets exclusively when rebuilding kegs.  These fit the vast majority of kegs without issue.  I have had a couple kegs that ended up being a bit too tight with these

843332 – Universal Poppet - $2.09

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Reader Tip: Hopstache IPA is Back – $5 per Kit Donated to Cancer Research

Thanks to HBF Reader Chris for this tip!

Midwest Hopstache IPA

Chris Says: Not really a deal, but Midwest’s annual Hopstache IPA is now available. I brewed the 2012 extract kit and it was by far my favorite black IPA I’ve ever had. It’s only available during “Movember” and $5 from each kit sold is donated to mens cancer research.

The Kit is available in both Extract and All Grain

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Reader Tip: Used 5 Gallon Ball Lock Kegs – $45 + Shipping

Thanks to HBF Reader Trey for this tip!

Used 5 Gallon Ball Lock Cornelius Keg eBay

Used ball lock kegs for $45 + Shipping.  The “Make and Offer” option is also available.  If you try this out and get an accepted offer, leave a comment on this post and let us know what you got it for.  Please read the note on shipping below.

Note on Shipping:  eBay may show a high shipping cost.  If that’s the case, contact the seller, mceverdistributors, for a shipping quote.

As noted in the auction description… “IF YOU RECEIVE A VERY HIGH SHIPPING PRICE VIA EBAY PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SHIPPING”

5 gallon ball lock keg syrup tanks - $45 + Shipping

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Reader Tip: Vacuum Sealer via LivingSocial + Recent Hop Finds

Thanks to Facebook Friend Kirk for this tip!  Connect with HBF on Facebook - Here

Ziploc Brand V151 Vacuum Sealer System

Vacuum sealers are indispensable for storing hops.  I’ve also used mine for storing specialty grains, base grains and other beer ingredients.

LivingSocial has Ziploc’s V151 Vacuum Sealer System for $39.99.  Shipping is $6.99.

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Reader Tip: Sale on 15 to 100 Gallon Conical Tanks

Thanks to Google+ Friend Jason for this tip!  Connect with HBF on Google+ - Here

Small Cone Bottom Inductor Conical Fermenter Homebrewing

Full line of conical tanks including 15, 30, 35, 40, 60, 85 and 110 gallon models are on sale via GoTo Tanks starting at $68.76.  Stands are sold separately and shipping is an additional charge.

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Brew Bucket Stainless Steel Fermenter

Brew Bucket Stainless Steel Fermenter – $225 + Free Shipping

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Reader Tip: Free Carboy with $125 Purchase

Thanks to HBF Readers Brandt and Geoffrey for this tip!

Free Carboy from Northern Brewer

Spend $125 at Northern Brewer and get a free 5 or 6 gallon carboy.  Use coupon/Promo Code FERMENTOR to get the free carboy.

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Reader Tip: Flash Sale – $20 Off $100

Thanks to HBF Reader for this tip!

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Midwest Supplies has a quick “Flash Sale” going on today.  With that you get 20% Off Any order of $100 or more.  Some exclusions apply.

Check out the Full Details and Grab the Promo Code

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