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Reader Tip: Bayou Classic Dial Thermometer & Bulkhead [Add a Thermometer to Your Kettle] – $9.36 + free prime ship

Thanks to HBF Reader Bill for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]Bayou Classic 800-770 Brew Thermometer

800-770 Brew Thermometer by Bayou Classic

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

  • Large 3″ diameter face with tempered glass
  • Stainless steel flame spreader and hose guard
  • 0-220 degrees
  • 1/2″ Bulkhead fittings

The Bayou Classic Brew Thermometer is designed for serious home brewers. Designed to side mount a stockpot, it has a 3 inch face for easy to monitor brew stages. Encased in a stainless steel housing and tempered glass face. The Brew Thermometer also has ½ inch MNPT bulkhead fittings for easy attachment and water tight seal.


Use to add a thermometer to your brew kettle or brew kettle based mash tun or HLT.  Note that this also includes bulkhead fittings.

8/18/19 1 AM Central: This has dropped to $9.36. 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 

Bayou Classic 800-770 Brew Thermometer


Also Consider: Neiko 10194A Titanium Step Drill Bit

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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.

4 Piece Stainless Steel Weldless Bulkhead Kit – $6.95 + free shipping

4 Piece Stainless Steel Weldless Bulkhead


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

  • Fittings kit to mount 1/2″ NPT Ball Valves to brew kettles or whiskey stills
  • Works on Brew Kettles, Whiskey Stills, and Sparge water pots
  • Just add teflon pipe tape to where the nut will be.
  • See photos for installation

7/31/19 8:30 PM Central: This is selling for just $6.95. 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.

WELDLESS BULKHEAD KIT 4PC for BREW KETTLE or WHISKEY STILL – STAINLESS STEEL 1/2″ NPT HOMEBREW EQUIPMENT


Also Consider: True Weldless Bulkheads from Brew Hardware | Recent Kettle Finds | Neiko 10194A Titanium Step Drill Bit, High Speed Steel | 1/4″ to 1-3/8″ | Total 10 Step Sizes

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MRbrew Stainless Steel Kettle Thermometer + Weldless Kit – $16.99 + free prime ship

MRbrew Kettle Thermometer,Stainless Steel Thermometer with Lock Nut for Brewing and Distilling

MRbrew Kettle Thermometer,Stainless Steel Thermometer with Lock Nut for Brewing and Distilling

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

  • Professional quality & durability
  • 3″ Dial,2″ probe length,0 to 220 degrees (F), -10 to 100 ,3/4’’ THREADS – This dial thermometer designed with 1/2 NPT threads for use with brew pots hole 3/4’’ diameter
  • Adjustment screw for fine-tuning
  • Made of 304 stainless steel,easy to read,sealed glass case to prevent moisture, corrosion and freeze-up
  • This bi-metal thermometer perfect for home brew kettles,stock pots,mash tuns,brewing and distilling

 

7/29/19 3 AM Central: This combo is selling for $16.99. 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.

MRbrew Kettle Thermometer,Stainless Steel Thermometer with Lock Nut for Brewing and Distilling


Also Consider: True Weldless Bulkheads from Brew Hardware | Recent Kettle Finds | Neiko 10194A Titanium Step Drill Bit, High Speed Steel | 1/4″ to 1-3/8″ | Total 10 Step Sizes

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15% + 10% Off ProFlow Dynamics Homebrew Gear – Disconnects, Fittings, Pumps, False Bottoms, Kettle Screens, Hop Filters, Pickups & More

PFD has a great variety of homebrew related gear including stainless steel Camlock disconnects, threaded fittings (t’s, elbows and connectors of every sort), Stainless QDs, ball valves, tri-clamp fittings, burners, wort chillers, thermowells, site glasses, silicone tubing, pumps, stainless pickup tubes, stainless false bottoms and more.  >>>> ProFlow’s Homebrew Lineup

15% Off Coupon: PFD already has generally great prices.  As of this posting, promo code BREW15% takes an additional 15% off their lineup of homebrewing gear.

Stacks With: Using the link below takes another 10% off

ProFlow’s Homebrew Lineup

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 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

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Stacking Deals: Tri-Clamp Fittings at ProFlow Dynamics 15%+10% Off

tri clamp fittings

PFD has a great variety of homebrew related gear including stainless steel Camlock disconnects, threaded fittings (t’s, elbows and connectors of every sort), Stainless QDs, ball valves, tri-clamp fittings, burners, wort chillers, thermowells, site glasses, silicone tubing, pumps, stainless pickup tubes, stainless false bottoms, Blichmann Style QDs and more.  >>>> ProFlow’s Homebrew Lineup

15% Off Tri-Clamps!> PFD already has generally great prices.  As of this posting, promo code BREW15% takes an additional 15% off their entire lineup of tri-clamp/tri-clover fittings.

Stacks With> Using the link below takes another 10% off!  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 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

Tri-Clamp Fittings – use coupon code BREW15% | ProFlow’s Homebrew Lineup

Another good source for tri-clamp compatible accessories and fittings is Brewers Hardware.  They have a huge lineup including some unique offerings.  Tri-Clover Compatible Fittings at Brewers Hardware

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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


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.

CO-Z Titanium Step Drill Bit 1/4′ to 1-3/8′ – [Add a Weldless Bulkhead to Your Kettle]

CO-Z 10 Sizes Titanium Step Drill Bit, High Speed Steel 1/4" to 1-3/8" Drill Bits Set for Sheet Metal Hole Drilling, HSS Multiple Hole Stepped Up Bit for DIY Lovers

CO-Z 10 Sizes Titanium Step Drill Bit, High Speed Steel 1/4″ to 1-3/8″ Drill Bits Set for Sheet Metal Hole Drilling, HSS Multiple Hole Stepped Up Bit for DIY Lovers


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

  • HSS & TITANIUM COATING – High speed steel make it last longer than others, titanium coating ensure easily cut through steel sheets,aluminum sheets,copper & plastic & wood board and many other types of sheet metal with ease, and it can automatically deburr holes while drilling to keep the drill bit clean
  • TITANIUM COATING: Coated with titanium, this step drill set performs well in heat, corrosion and rust resistance.
  • REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN: Tri-flatted shank fits into power tools chuck securely and eliminates slip; two-flute design clears chips faster and allows particles to escape easily.
  • INCLUDES 10 STEP SIZES: 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″, 5/8″, 3/4″, 7/8″, 1″, 1-1/8″, 1-1/4″, 1-3/8″
  • A MUST-HAVE FOR HANDYMAN OR PROFESSIONALS: Perfect for home repairs and light jobs such as drilling holes in plastic, aluminum, copper and many other types of sheet metal.

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 10 Sizes Titanium Step Drill Bit, High Speed Steel 1/4″ to 1-3/8″ Drill Bits Set for Sheet Metal Hole Drilling, HSS Multiple Hole Stepped Up Bit for DIY Lovers


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


NOUVCOO 5PCS HSS Cobalt Titanium Step Drill Bit Set Tools, High Speed Steel Total 50 Sizes with Aluminum Case NC03
NOUVCOO 5PCS HSS Cobalt Titanium Step Drill Bit Set Tools, High Speed Steel Total 50 Sizes with Aluminum Case NC03

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

  • Made of super strong HSS steel and coated with cobalt,step drills are more durable and have better heat resistance.
  • Two-flute design enables a faster, more stable and smoother cutting.
  • A complete H.S.S. set: two popular 1/4’’ and 3/8” shank sizes to cover a wide range of drilling requirements.
  • Convenience:Step drill allows to cut several holes with one drill easily without changing bit constantly.
  • Carrying case: includes aluminum carrying case.

 

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.

NOUVCOO 5PCS HSS Cobalt Titanium Step Drill Bit Set Tools, High Speed Steel Total 50 Sizes with Aluminum Case NC03

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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.

304 Stainless Weldless Bulkhead, Silicone Gaskets by Concord – $8.50 + free prime ship

CONCORD 1/2" Weldless Bulkhead Fitting for Beer Wine. Full 304 Stainless Steel

CONCORD 1/2″ Weldless Bulkhead Fitting for Beer Wine. Full 304 Stainless Steel

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

  • Concord 1/2″ Weldless 304 Stainless Steel Bulkhead Fitting
  • Every piece in this set is made of solid 304 Stainless Steel.
  • Easily attaches to any 1/2″ NPT Ball Valve, Thermometer, Etc
  • Easily installs onto your weldless brew kettle setup.
  • Solid 304 Stainless pieces will ensure to last a lifetime. Disclaimer: This Weld-less Bulkhead fitting, as well as all fittings, requires thread tape to be leak free!!

 

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6/14/19 6 PM Central: This is selling for $8.50. 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.

CONCORD 1/2″ Weldless Bulkhead Fitting for Beer Wine. Full 304 Stainless Steel


Also: True Bulkheads from Brew Hardware | 10 Gallon Mash Tun Conversion Kit [Review]

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