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Oetiker Clamp Tool – $8.50

Oetiker Clamp Tool

Oetiker Clamp Tool via Keg Connection.  From the product description: “This tool is for installing and removing Oetiker Clamps.  Using Stepless Oetiker clamps will give you a superior connection on your beer and air hoses. you need these to properly attach Oetiker Clamps!”

I’m a big fan of Oetiker style clamps, especially in my kegerator.  See: Oetiker Stepless Clamps for Kegerator Gas and Beer Lines

As of this posting, this is selling for $8.95.  That’s a bargain in my book.  Shop around (search Oetiker Clamp Tool on Amazon) to compare pricing.  Shipping to many US addresses is a flat $7.95 no matter how much you order. Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability

HBF Reader Coupon!  As of this posting, coupon code HBF5OFF takes an additional 5% off. That makes this just $8.50.

Oetiker Clamp Tool

Keg Deals:

  1. Four Pack of Pin Locks: 4 Pack of Pin Lock Kegs – $129.95, $32.49 per keg!
  2. Single Pin Locks5 Gallon Pin Lock (Coke Style) Cornelius Kegs – $34.95
  3. Brand New AMCYL Ball Lock Kegs – on sale

Deals & Every Day Values at Keg Connection

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Digital Caliper [measure fittings, o-rings and more] – $9.97 + free shipping

Tacklife DC01 Digital Caliper 6 Inch with 2 inches Wide Super Clear Display Inch/Fractions/Millimeter Conversion

Tacklife DC01 Digital Caliper 6 Inch with 2 inches Wide Super Clear Display Inch/Fractions/Millimeter Conversion

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • THREE MODES – Three modes switch between Inch/Fractions/mm can satisfy all your needs
  • VERSATILITY – Measures inside, outside, depth, and step values
  • INTELLGENCE – ZERO function can be set in any position, calibration function, shut off automatically after 6 minutes without using.
  • VISIBLE READING – 1.97 inch X 0.71 inch LCD provides clear display in Inch/Fractions/mm ; Resolution; 0.0005” / 1/128” / 0.01mm, Accuracy: ±0.2mm/0.01”
  • WHAT YOU GET – Tacklife DC01 Digital Caliper, User Manual, Warranty Card, 24 Months Warranty, CR2032 3V Battery

 

I use calipers around my home brewery to… measure things. 🙂  Including… fitting sizes, o-ring sizes [See: Bulk Keg Orings and Keg Repair Part Numbers]

4/14/169 1 AM Central: This is selling for $9.97. Shipping to most US addresses is also free to many US addresses. Price, shipping and availability can change quickly. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Tacklife DC01 Digital Caliper 6 Inch with 2 inches Wide Super Clear Display Inch/Fractions/Millimeter Conversion


Also: Nut & Bolt Thread Checker (Inch & Metric) – via Amazon

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CO-Z 5 Piece Step Drill Bit Set and Case – [Add a Weldless Bulkhead to Your Kettle]

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Cobalt high speed steel along with the titanium coating ensures extreme durability, will stay new and shiny for years to come.
  • Different sized shanks ensure compatibility with 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 in. chuck sizes.
  • Non-walking drill tip provides fast and smooth drills on steel sheets, aluminum sheets, wood board, plastic board etc. (the board must be smaller in thickness than the height of step drill bits).
  • Please mark the spot that you are to drill for easier drilling and improved drill bits life.
  • All the bits come in a well-organized case for easy transport and storage.

 

Possible Uses: Drill a hole in your kettle based brew kettle, mlt or hlt so that you can add a weldless bulkhead, ball valve or thermometer.

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

IP54 Rated Waterproof Digital Caliper [measure fittings, o-rings and more]

Dijite Caliper Measuring Tool, Digital Caliper with ABS/0 Button, IP54 Waterproof Micrometer Caliper Digital Stainless Steel Body, 6 Inch /150 mm, Inch to Metric Conversion, Auto-off LCD Screen

Dijite Caliper Measuring Tool, Digital Caliper with ABS/0 Button, IP54 Waterproof Micrometer Caliper Digital Stainless Steel Body, 6 Inch /150 mm, Inch to Metric Conversion, Auto-off LCD Screen

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • ACCURATE MEASUREMENT – Dijite stainless steel digital caliper has a measuring range of 0-6 inch / 0-150mm with resolution of + / – 0.01mm / 0.0005 inch. Knurled thumb roller and locking screw ensure smooth sliding and accurate positioning in use.
  • WIDE APPLICATION – Dijite stainless steel digital caliper has four types of measurements. Outside diameter, inside diameter, depth measurement and step measurements.
  • EASY TO USE – Press the ON/OFF button, slide the caliper to anywhere, then you can read the values on the display; the MM/INCH button for the quick change of measurement unit; and you can reset it to zero by ZERO button. Temporarily sets the current position to zero by ABS button.
  • VISIBLE AND DURABLE – Dijite digital caliper comes with an easy-to-read large LCD screen that shows instant readings with digital numbers. Dijite Digital Caliper made of top quality stainless steel, anti-rust, avoiding any factor that may affect your measurements, serving you for years to come.
  • ENERGY SAVING AND 12 MONTH WARRANTY – This Dijite digital caliper can AUTOMATICALLY SHUT DOWN after 5 minutes of no operation, saving more battery energy and extending its service life. Powered by a 1.5V battery (Included).

 

I use calipers around my home brewery to… measure things. 🙂  Including… fitting sizes, o-ring sizes [See: Bulk Keg Orings and Keg Repair Part Numbers]

Dijite Caliper Measuring Tool, Digital Caliper with ABS/0 Button, IP54 Waterproof Micrometer Caliper Digital Stainless Steel Body, 6 Inch /150 mm, Inch to Metric Conversion, Auto-off LCD Screen – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Workpro 229 Piece Tool Set with Tool Box – $59.99, Save $40 w/Instant Coupon

WORKPRO 229-Piece Tool Set - General Household Tool Kit with 2 Drawers Metal Box - Durable, Long Lasting Chrome Finish Tools - Perfect for DIY, Auto, Home Maintenance - Premium Tool Box Set

WORKPRO 229-Piece Tool Set – General Household Tool Kit with 2 Drawers Metal Box – Durable, Long Lasting Chrome Finish Tools – Perfect for DIY, Auto, Home Maintenance – Premium Tool Box Set

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • CHROME FINISH FOR CORROSION RESISTSNCE- All tools are heat treated and triple chrome plated which provides corrosion resistance and added durability, with non-slip comfort grip handles for extra torque
  • 229-PIECE TOOL KIT – This tool set features 229 of the tools most needed to complete home repairs and renovations around your house. It includes sockets, pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, ratchet wrench, wire stripper, drill bits, Allen keys, a utility knife, a hacksaw and more
  • IDEAL FOR ALL SITUATIONS – This portable tool set is designed to either keep in the car for when you get stuck and need tools to get you out of a jam, or it can also be stored for emergency home repairs. You can not only get a variety of necessary tools, but also you are able to work more quickly and more efficiently
  • SPACIOUS 2-DRAWER METAL TOOL BOX – All of the tools are neatly organized in our 2-drawer metal box, and it is easier to find the tool that you need as they are housed in the blow-mold case. The heavy duty tool box also comes with a handle that makes it more convenient to carry anywhere you want

Use for projects around your home brewery and more.

3/30/19 11:15 AM Central: This is selling for $99.99.  Apply coupon code 40K7F3V3 and it drops a whopping $40 to $59.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

WORKPRO 229-Piece Tool Set – General Household Tool Kit with 2 Drawers Metal Box – Durable, Long Lasting Chrome Finish Tools – Perfect for DIY, Auto, Home Maintenance – Premium Tool Box Set


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Kershaw PT-1 Compact Keychain Multi-Tool with Bottle Opener – $5.09 + free prime ship

Kershaw PT-1 (8800X) Compact Keychain Multifunction Tool Made of 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel; Features Bottle Opener, Flathead Screwdriver, Mini Pry Bar and Lanyard Hole; 0.8 oz, 2.75 in. Overall Length

Kershaw PT-1 (8800X) Compact Keychain Multifunction Tool Made of 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel; Features Bottle Opener, Flathead Screwdriver, Mini Pry Bar and Lanyard Hole; 0.8 oz, 2.75 in. Overall Length

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Lightweight multifunctional tool is a practical carry for all users; attach to keychain, bag, backpack, pocket or purse
  • Offers three handy features in a very compact space: bottle opener, flathead screwdriver tip and mini pry bar
  • 8Cr13MoV stainless steel with bead-blasted finish contains more carbons for hardness and strength; wear resistant
  • Glass-filled nylon handle overlay with exclusive K-texture pattern offers increased stability and secure grip
  • High quality, durable, corrosion resistant keychain tool perfect for use while hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, working, emergencies, utility and every day repairs and tasks

 

3/26/19 1 PM Central: This has dropped to $5.09. That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lighting Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Kershaw PT-1 (8800X) Compact Keychain Multifunction Tool Made of 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel; Features Bottle Opener, Flathead Screwdriver, Mini Pry Bar and Lanyard Hole; 0.8 oz, 2.75 in. Overall Length


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Bucket Lid Opening Tool – $2.97 + free add on shipping

5 Gallon Bucket Lid Opener.  Buckets are an economical way to store grain and more.  Lids can be difficult to pry off.  This tool helps with the task. Note that this is designed for use with standard-type bucket lids and may not work well with thin-lipped style lids used on some fermetenters.

Also Consider: The Gamma Seal Lid – Gamma Seal Lids have an outer ring (that typically stays installed) along with a center section that spins on and off.  It’s airtight and easy to open and close.

3/24/19 1 PM Central: This is selling for just $2.97. Shipping to most US addresses is also free, with a qualifying order, as part of the Amazon’s Add On promotion. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Linzer 5425 Plastic 5-Gallon Paint Can Opener


Also: Tip: Get Food Grade Buckets for Cheap – or free

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CO-Z 5 Piece Step Drill Bit Set and Case – [Add a Weldless Bulkhead to Your Kettle]

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case

More Info

From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Cobalt high speed steel along with the titanium coating ensures extreme durability, will stay new and shiny for years to come.
  • Different sized shanks ensure compatibility with 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 in. chuck sizes.
  • Non-walking drill tip provides fast and smooth drills on steel sheets, aluminum sheets, wood board, plastic board etc. (the board must be smaller in thickness than the height of step drill bits).
  • Please mark the spot that you are to drill for easier drilling and improved drill bits life.
  • All the bits come in a well-organized case for easy transport and storage.

 

Possible Uses: Drill a hole in your kettle based brew kettle, mlt or hlt so that you can add a weldless bulkhead, ball valve or thermometer.

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case


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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

Heavy Duty Faucet Wrench

Draft Warehouse Standard Faucet Wrench with Vynil Grip - Heavy Duty

Draft Warehouse Standard Faucet Wrench with Vinyl Grip – Heavy Duty


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Soft vinyl grip
  • Heavy duty construction
  • Use for tightening faucets to shanks or towers
  • Fits any standard shank coupling nuts.

Draft Warehouse Standard Faucet Wrench with Vinyl Grip – Heavy Duty

Also: Kegerator Tips & Gear | Keg Repair Part #s | Recent Keg Finds

Our Top Draft Resources

 

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CO-Z 5 Piece Step Drill Bit Set and Case – [Add a Weldless Bulkhead to Your Kettle]

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case

More Info

From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Cobalt high speed steel along with the titanium coating ensures extreme durability, will stay new and shiny for years to come.
  • Different sized shanks ensure compatibility with 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 in. chuck sizes.
  • Non-walking drill tip provides fast and smooth drills on steel sheets, aluminum sheets, wood board, plastic board etc. (the board must be smaller in thickness than the height of step drill bits).
  • Please mark the spot that you are to drill for easier drilling and improved drill bits life.
  • All the bits come in a well-organized case for easy transport and storage.

 

Possible Uses: Drill a hole in your kettle based brew kettle, mlt or hlt so that you can add a weldless bulkhead, ball valve or thermometer.

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

CO-Z 5pcs Hss Cobalt Multiple Hole 50 Sizes Step Drill Bit Set with Aluminum Case


More: Recent Amazon Finds



Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.