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Oetiker Style Stepless Clamp Assortment, 70 Pieces – $11.99 + free prime ship

Eowpower 70Pcs 7-21mm Stainless Steel 304 Single Ear Hose Clamps Assortment Kit

Eowpower 70Pcs 7-21mm Stainless Steel 304 Single Ear Hose Clamps Assortment Kit

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  • Material: High Quality 304 Stainless Steel
  • Used in securing hoses around pipes or for automotive use
  • Stainless steel 304 construction to resist corrosion and rust
  • Package Quantity: 70Pcs(each 10Pcs)
  • Fit Hose Diameter: 5.8-7mm 7-8.7mm 8.8-10.5mm 10.3-12.8mm 12.8-15.3mm 15.3-18.5mm 17.8-21mm

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

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Kegerator Beer Line Temperatures & Reducing Foam with a Recirculating Fan

Back in 2014, I had what I would call a reasonably well put together and balanced kegerator.  In spite of that, for years, I had dealt with the dreaded first foamy pint of beer.  After that pint of beer, beer would pour great.  That is until a significant delay between pours – overnight or a few hours.


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A Closer Look at Kegerator Beer Line Temps

cln_img_5476The setup.  I have two temperature probes in my kegerator.  One is zip-tied to the top of a beverage line.  The other is zip-tied to a can of beer.  That’s how I have kept the probe in my kegerator for a long time with the thinking that the mass of the can of beer will help to stabilize temperature readings and give overall stable and accurate readings.  That can is sitting on the compressor hump of my Kenmore Deep Freeze (8.8 Cu ft Model 16932, out of production).  That puts it about mid keg.

Beer Line Temps – No Recirculation Fan

The cause of the problem is pretty clear.  Heat rises.  That means the top of your kegerator is going to be warmer than the bottom of your kegerator.  That warmer beer foams when it comes out.  The faucet and shank are also warmer.  That warmth adds to the problem.

How much is the temperature variance?  Of course, this will vary from setup to setup and climate to climate.  I was relatively shocked by the temperature difference in my own kegerator.

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The top reading about mid keg and the bottom reading is the top the top of my beer lines.  These are about 22″ apart.  This graph shows a point in time variance between the two of 14.9 degrees F.   My beer is about the temperature I want it, but the top of my serving line is much warmer.  That difference in temperature causes the first pint to have too much foam.  Pours that happen soon after the first are fine.  The tubing, shank and beer are relatively cool.

Adding a Recirculating Fan to Reduce Beer Foam

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ThermoWorks Fridge & Freezer Thermometer [Monitor Kegerator & Fermentation] – $11.25

Fridge/Freezer Thermometer (RT615)

The RT615 Fridge/Freezer Thermometer from ThermoWorks makers of the nearly universally lauded Thermapen

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  • Powers off when not in use
  • 5-year battery life
  • IP65 water resistant
  • Large and clear display
  • °C/°F switchable
  • Range from -13 to 122°F (-25 to 50°C)
  • Visual danger zone alert

Meant for use inside a fridge or freezer, the ThermoWorks RT615 water-resistant digital thermometer turns off to save battery power when door is shut and powers on automatically with the presence of light. Typical battery life is 5 years. It displays temperature on a large-digit, high-contrast display with a safety zone visual alert when the temperature reading is above 46°F (8°C). A convenient built-in hanging clip can be used to hang the thermometer from a refrigerator rack or can also be swung down to use as a kick stand. With a waterproof rating to IP65, no condensation will ingress during use at low temperatures. It’s easy to use, easy to install, and easy to read temperature. For use in food service, pharmaceutical and medical storage, home, lab, and much more.


 

You could use this to monitor your kegerator, fermentation chamber or If your fermentation chamber and kegerator are close, you could monitor both with this unit.

As of this posting, this is marked down 25% to just $11.25. Check ThermoWorks for current price and availability.

Fridge/Freezer Thermometer (RT615)

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Proper Pour FDA Approved Vinyl Tubing 3/16″ ID x 25′ – $14.95, 60 cents/ft + Balancing Your Draft System, Step by Step Directions

Proper Pour 10 Foot Clear 3/16" ID 7/16" OD FDA Approved Vinyl Tube Multi-Purpose- Beer Line, Wine Making, Aquaponics, Air Hose, Etc.

Proper Pour 25 Foot Clear 3/16″ ID 7/16″ OD FDA Approved Vinyl Tube Multi-Purpose

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  • MULTI-PURPOSE. Proper Pour PVC tubes are ideal for general use such as beer brewing, kegerator, wine making, milk and food handling and processing, air hose for fish tanks and aquarium, aquaponics, hydroponic, ponds, indoor water garden, drip irrigation, drain, water line, pumps, vacuum, siphon, filters, air conditioning, humidifiers, other home uses, props, plumbing, refrigeration, dental, industrial, medical, surgical, laboratory applications for transferring liquid and gas.
  • BPA FREE AND NON-TOXIC. Proper Pour polyvinyl tubings are FDA-approved, safe to use and well suited for beverage and brewing, in the kitchen, some solid materials, as well as handling and dispensing foods. Can be used with most commercial barbed fittings and connectors. Make sure to always wash before use!
  • DURABLE AND KINK PROOF. Made of high quality material with smooth interior and exterior that prevents sediment accumulation and allows easy flow and flushing. Its walls are thick enough to prevent kinks but are lightweight and flexible and can withstand rough handling and multiple usage while maintaining dimensional stability. Our plastic tubes are easy to use, shape, and bend and can be easily cut by any cutting tool. Generally resistant to most alkali, alcohol, and mild acids and chemicals.
  • FOR LOW PRESSURE APPLICATIONS. These round PVC flex tube products are suitable for use with low pressure air, liquid, chemical and gases, and low temperature usage.
  • ECONOMICAL. Because of its versatility and the ability to be used in a wide range of applications, it is a great value for your money. For your industrial, chemical, and agricultural supplies. Also available in 50 feet and 10 feet.

 

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Announcing: XBar Portable Kegerator

XBar

XBar via Keg Connection

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The XBar is just that; the X-factor in portable, mobile-draft delivery systems. Geared towards the consumer, tailgating, bars and events markets, the XBar will change how people, and the industry, think of dispensing beverages. No matter if its beer, wine, or soda, the XBar is the new, easiest way to pour and serve drinks anywhere.

The XBar fits in any size vehicle with its compact collapsed size of

24″ x 24″ x 11″. When in use, it stands 24″ x 24″ by 30″.

It comes with the beer tower, d-coupler, and foot pump for easy set-up but CO2 dispensing options are available, the XBar is the game changer in ease of use, and beverage freshness. Check out the all-new XBar; the X-Factor in mobile-draft systems!


 

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Ball Lock Kegging System – $94.99 + Free Shipping + Our Keg Deals Roundup

5 Gallon Ball Lock Keg System w/ Picnic Tap, USED Keg (#1)
5 Gallon Ball Lock Kegging System from Adventures in Homebrewing.  Includes a used ball lock keg, new keg o-rings, Taprite dual gauge regulator, all required tubing disconnects and a faucet.  Pick up a good used CO2 tank locally and you’re up and going.

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5 Gallon Ball Lock Keg System w/ Picnic Tap, USED Keg

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Everzen Mini Dehumidifier [Kegerator & Fermentation Chamber Condensation] – $16.19 + Free Prime Ship, w/Coupon

Everzen Rechargeable Mini Dehumidifier, Moisture Absorber for Gun Safe, Closet, Safes, Bathroom, Rust Prevention, Renewable Desiccant Removes Damp Air in Small Space

Everzen Rechargeable Mini Dehumidifier, Moisture Absorber for Gun Safe, Closet, Safes, Bathroom, Rust Prevention, Renewable Desiccant Removes Damp Air in Small Space

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  • 【Crystallized Silica Gel Technology】This mini wireless dehumidifier Non-toxic, safe and mesh-free. Efficiently absorb damp and moisture and give your small room dry and fresh air. Works for areas up to 333 cubic feet.
  • 【Ideal for Small Spaces】This small & portable design lets you hang or conveniently place the cordless dehumidifier anywhere to remove humidity and moisture! Such as gun safes, cabinets, tool boxes, closets, washer/dryer closet, wardrobes, jewelry boxes and gym bags! A very convenient cool gift for everyone!
  • 【Eco-friendly 100% Renewable & Reusable】Absorbing capacity up to 6oz. When dry, the beads inside the device are BLUE and will turn PINK when wet. Then just renew the dehumidifier by recharging for 12-15 hours until the beads turn to BLUE again and reuse. After each renewal, it can absorb moisture from the air for 2-3 weeks. In different regions the higher the humidity, the faster the crystal beads turn to pink from blue.
  • 【More Safe with Extension Cord】You’ll be sent with an extension power cord we applied. The safest way to recharge is to use an extension cord and place the device on a concrete floor. Note: Please stand the unit up as shown in the image when charging. Do not block any of the holes

 

This is similar in function to the Eva Dry E-500 – Hands on Review.  It contains desiccant material that absorbs moisture (in places like your kegerator).  The desiccant beads change colors as this takes place to let you know when the unit needs to be recharged.  Plugging in the unit activates the built in heater and drives off accumulated moisture.

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Intertap Beer Shank – $11.99 + Free Ship Eligible, Limited Availability

Intertap Beer Shank - Short Tower D1239

Intertap Beer Shank – Short Tower via MoreBeer


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This shank’s small design makes it perfect for attaching a faucet to a tower.  Included on the Intertap towers that we stock but can be used to replace the short shank on any 3″ diameter tower. Made from stainless steel.


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Intertap Beer Shank – Short Tower D1239

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120 mm Case Fan AND Speed Controller [Stir Plate Project, Kegerator Circulation] – $18.99 + free prime ship

Wathai 120mm x 25mm 110V 220V AC Powered Fan with Speed Controller 3V to 12V, for Receiver DVR Playstation Xbox Component Cooling

Wathai 120mm x 25mm 110V 220V AC Powered Fan with Speed Controller 3V to 12V

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  • Designed to quietly cool Xboxs, Playtations, Rokus, TVs, receivers, mondems, routers, DVRs, computers, and other audio video electronics.
  • Features a multi-speed controller to set the fan’s speed to optimal noise and airflow levels.
  • Dual-ball bearings have a lifespan of 50,000 hours and allows the fans to be laid flat or stand upright
  • The power adapter increases maximum fan speed and enables the fan to be powered through an AC outlet.
  • 120 x 120 x 25 mm ( 4.72 x 4.72 x 1 in. ) | Rated Voltage :12V | Airflow: 92.3 ±10%CFM | Rated Current: 0.45A | Speed: 3000 RPM | Power: less than 2W at slowest speed ; 4.4 W at full speed

 

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DasMarine 19″ x 4″ Stainless Steel Surface Mount Drip Tray – $23.95 + free prime ship

DasMarine 19" Length 4" Width Rectangular Stainless Steel Beer Surface Mount Drip Tray, No Drain, Silver

DasMarine 19″ Length 4″ Width Rectangular Stainless Steel Beer Surface Mount Drip Tray, No Drain, Silver

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  • 【Material:】Heavy duty, 304 grade sanitary stainless steel
  • 【Function:】Drip tray for your single tap draft beer system, collects faucet drips and pint glass run-off.
  • 【Easy To Clean & Install:】 This drip tray features a detachable grill and can be emptied in the sink and then thrown in the dishwasher for fast and simple clean-up
  • 【Dimensions:】19″L x 4″W x 3/4″T.
  • 【Package Included:】1 x 19″L x 4″W Mount Drip Tray, No Drain

 

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