Category Archives: Misc

2 x DC Motor Speed Controlers [stir plate builds, kegerator recirculating fan] – $7.99, $4.00 each, Best Price + Free Prime Ship

Onyehn 2Pcs 1.8v 3v 5v 6v 7.2v 12v 2A 30W Low Voltage DC Motor Speed Controller PWM 1803BK 1803B Adjustable Driver Switch 2 Pack

Onyehn 2Pcs 1.8v 3v 5v 6v 7.2v 12v 2A 30W Low Voltage DC Motor Speed Controller PWM 1803BK 1803B Adjustable Driver Switch 2 Pack

More Info

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

  • This Brand New 1803BK DC Motor Speed Controller allows controlling the direction of a DC the motor using a Pulse-Width-Modulated (PWM) DC voltage with a Duty Cycle fully the product adjust from 0%-100%.
  • With a self-recovery fuse 2A and a Power-On LED light.
  • Enable to provide a continuous current of 2A to your DC motor or other DC load.
  • If the current is too large, it will be automatically disconnected, and the fuse will automatically recover after cooling.
  • PWM DC motor speed controller with switch function.

 

Possible homebrew applications: Use as part of a stir plate build, use to control you kegerator or keezer recirculating fan.

If you’re looking for a ready built Stir Plate, consider the StirStarter

10/17/20 2 PM Central: These are selling for just $7.99.  That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. 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.

Onyehn 2Pcs 1.8v 3v 5v 6v 7.2v 12v 2A 30W Low Voltage DC Motor Speed Controller PWM 1803BK 1803B Adjustable Driver Switch 2 Pack – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also: Kegerator Beer Line Temperatures & Reducing Foam with a Recirculating Fan

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.

1 Gallon – USP Certified Food Grade Propylene Glycol – $27.99, Save 22% + Free Shipping

Propylene Glycol - 1 Gallon - USP Certified Food Grade - Highest Purity, Humectant, Fog Machine, Humidor & Antifreeze Solution, Contains Zero Alcohol

Propylene Glycol – 1 Gallon – USP Certified Food Grade – Highest Purity, Humectant, Fog Machine, Humidor & Antifreeze Solution, Contains Zero Alcohol

More Info

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

  • One gallon of food grade propylene glycol, USP certified
  • Great for cigar humidor solution, RV antifreeze, solvent and stabilizer, moisturizer, shampoo, and many other applications
  • Contains Zero Alcohol
  • Pairs perfectly with our food grade USP vegetable glycerin for DIY projects

 

10/7/20 7 PM Central: This is on sale for $27.99.  That’s a 22% discount from list.  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.

Propylene Glycol – 1 Gallon – USP Certified Food Grade – Highest Purity, Humectant, Fog Machine, Humidor & Antifreeze Solution, Contains Zero Alcohol – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


More: Recent Amazon Finds

100 x Reusable Gardner Bender 6″ Cable Ties [Tubing Management & More] – $6.91 + free prime ship

South Main Hardware 888069 6-in Beaded, 100-Pack, 18-lb, Black, Speciality Cable Tie, 6", 100 Piece

South Main Hardware 888069 6-in Beaded, 100-Pack, 18-lb, Black, Speciality Cable Tie, 6″, 100 Piece


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

  • Material: nylon 6/6 beaded reusable Ties
  • Temp range: -40 degrees to 85 degrees/-40 degrees to 185 degrees
  • Beaded Ties that are releasable and reusable for temporary applications
  • 18 pounds of tensile strength
  • Package includes 100 zip Ties

I use similar cable ties throughout my home brewery and beyond.  I find this style particularly useful for corralling tubing.  Since these are reausable you can.. re-use them.  See – Tips: Cleaning, Drying & Storing Tubing

10/7/20 1 PM Central: These have dropped to just $6.91. 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 

South Main Hardware 888069 6-in Beaded, 100-Pack, 18-lb, Black, Speciality Cable Tie, 6″, 100 Piece – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


More: Recent Amazon Finds


6 x Neodymium Rare Earth Magnets by DIYMAG

DIYMAG Powerful Neodymium Disc Magnets with Double-Sided Adhesive, Strong Permanent Rare Earth Magnets for Fridge, DIY, Building, Scientific, Craft, and Office Magnets, 1.26 inch Diameter, Pack of 6

DIYMAG Powerful Neodymium Disc Magnets with Double-Sided Adhesive, Strong Permanent Rare Earth Magnets for Fridge, DIY, Building, Scientific, Craft, and Office Magnets, 1.26 inch Diameter

More Info

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

  • MAGNETS COATED – Ni+Cu+Ni Triple Layer Coated. The Best Coating Available, which Provides a Shiny and Rust Resistant Protection for the Magnets.
  • POWERFUL MAGNETS – Made of Strongest Magnetic Material! Strong Holding Power, Holding Power is not Less than 18 lb. per Magnet with Direct Touch and Direct Pull. It has a tensile force even larger than a 3 inch diameter ferrite magnet.
  • DIY PROJECTS & SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS – Refrigerator Magnets, Shower Door, Work or Office, Scientific Purposes, Arts and Crafts or School Classroom.
  • QUALITY – Made under ISO 9001 Quality Systems. The Highest Quality Available! 30 Days Money Back !
  • VARIOUS SIZES – If you need to buy more sizes of magnets (e. g. 3inch, 4inch, 5inch, etc. ), please search for DIYMAG brand. DIYMAG provides professional design and consultation service according to customers’ requirements.

 

Possible homebrew-related uses: Organize and hang compatible metallic tools.  Use to pin up instructions or decorations.  Build a stir plate or use as part of a magnetic drip tray build.  See: How To: Step by Step Making a Magnetic Drip Tray – note that this uses different magnets

DIYMAG Powerful Neodymium Disc Magnets with Double-Sided Adhesive, Strong Permanent Rare Earth Magnets for Fridge, DIY, Building, Scientific, Craft, and Office Magnets, 1.26 inch Diameter, Pack of 6 – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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.

Igloo Maxcold Medium Ice Block + Homebrew Related Uses for Ice Packs

Igloo Maxcold Ice Block

Igloo Maxcold Medium Ice Block by Igloo

More Info

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

  • Provides localized intense cold for items in need of quick cooling
  • Eliminates mess of melting ice
  • Reusable block extends cooling performance
  • Package may vary

 

Igloo Maxcold Medium Ice Block – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Homebrew Related Uses for Ice Packs

More: Recent Amazon Finds

12″ x 12″ Garage Flooring Tiles for Your Brewery – $2.49 + Free Shipping

IncStores Nitro Garage Tiles 12"x12" Interlocking Garage Flooring (1-12"x12" Tile, Harley Orange Vented)

IncStores Nitro Garage Tiles 12″x12″ Interlocking Garage Flooring (1-12″x12″ Tile, Harley Orange Vented)

More Info

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

  • Note – Tiles may vary slightly in color
  • Stain and slip resistant.
  • Low profile design for increased durability.
  • Constructed with impact resistant plastic.
  • Easy to install snap together installation.

 

These could be helpful in your brewery area to provide some traction and some protection (compared with bare concrete) for homebrew gear like glass carboys and stainless equipment.  Some variations of these tiles are vented.  That could be good for a bit of drainage.  They could also potentially be used in the bottom of kegerators, fermentation chambers and such.  Note that multiple styles and colors are available.

9/28/20 1 AM Central: These are selling for just $2.49. Shipping is also free to many US addressesrPrices, 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.

IncStores Nitro Garage Tiles 12″x12″ Interlocking Garage Flooring (1-12″x12″ Tile, Harley Orange Vented) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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.

880 Piece Stainless Steel Screw, Washer & Nut Assortment

NINDEJIN Metric Button Head Socket Cap Screw Bolts & Flat Washers & Nuts Assortment Kit M2 M3 M4 M5 Stainless Steel Machine Screws Set and Wrench, 880PCS

NINDEJIN Metric Button Head Socket Cap Screw Bolts & Flat Washers & Nuts Assortment Kit M2 M3 M4 M5 Stainless Steel Machine Screws Set and Wrench, 880PCS

More Info

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

  • ✌Broad Application:M2 M3 M4 M5 Hex Button Head Screws Washers and Nuts Assortment Kit Serves a wide range of use and for professionals, amateurs, landlords, repairmen, other DIY . The set is perfect to replace broken and missing screws. When you are mad for the missing bolts, it is a perfect friend for you.The kit has lots of different sizes, which can meet the maximum of requirement for you.
  • ✌Standard Metric: Our M2 M3 M4 M5 screws and nuts accord with standardized metric system. And the average error is less than 0.01mm. The Nuts and flat washers expand the contact area and reduce the pressure in order to protect the screws and parts.Compact and force uniform screw thread is not easy to out of shape and slid in the process of rolling and installation.
  • ✌High Quality: The kit is made of high quality stainless steel, which features is strength and offers good corrosion resistance in bad environment like high temperature, cold weather, and high humidity areas. They have superior rust resistance and the excellent of oxidation resistance, which can ensure long time using and prolong screws lifespan
  • ✌Long-term Storage: All of Screws and Nuts are packed in a durable and sturdy Box to efficiently bear the weight of the whole package. In order to avoid the screws being scattered or lost during use, we specially package for each different type of screws for your convenience and storage.
  • ✌ What you get:880Pcs M2 M3 M4 M5 screws, nuts washers and wrench .Whenever you need us , please contact us by email or Q&A, we will give you a Professional Service and reply you within 24 hours.

 

Use for your compatible homebrewing projects and fixes and more.

NINDEJIN Metric Button Head Socket Cap Screw Bolts & Flat Washers & Nuts Assortment Kit M2 M3 M4 M5 Stainless Steel Machine Screws Set and Wrench, 880PCS – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


More: Recent Amazon Finds

12 x Neodymium Magnets – Stir Plate Build, Drip Tray Build, Keeper Magnets – $13.99, $1.17 each + Free Prime Ship

Super Strong Neodymium Disc Magnets, Powerful N52 Rare Earth Magnets - 1.26 inch x 1/8 inch, Pack of 12

Super Strong Neodymium Disc Magnets, Powerful N52 Rare Earth Magnets – 1.26 inch x 1/8 inch, Pack of 12

More Info

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

  • MAGNETS COATED – Ni+Cu+Ni Triple Layer Coated. The Best Coating Available, which Provides a Shiny and Rust Resistant Protection for the Magnets.
  • POWERFUL MAGNETS – Made of Strongest Magnetic Material! Strong Holding Power, Holding Power is not Less than 18 lb per Magnet with Direct Touch and Direct Pull.
  • MAGNETS DIMENSIONS – Diameter 32mm x Thick 3mm (approx. 1.26″ x 1/8″ ). Tolerances: ±0.2mm x ±0.2mm.
  • DIY PROJECTS & SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS – Refrigerator Magnets, Shower Door, Work or Office, Scientific Purposes, Arts and Crafts or School Classroom.

 

Potential uses: Use as “keeper magnets” to retrieve and secure stir bars in yeast starters.  Use as part of a DIY stir plate build.  Use to help secure a DIY magnetic drip tray on your kegerator.  Assist with keeping signs, labels and notes in place.

8/29/20 10 AM Central: These are selling for $13.99.  That figures to just $1.17 per magnet. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. 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.

Also: How To: Step by Step Making a Magnetic Drip Tray

Super Strong Neodymium Disc Magnets, Powerful N52 Rare Earth Magnets – 1.26 inch x 1/8 inch, Pack of 12 – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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.

More: Recent Amazon Finds

SPACEKEEPER Caster Kit – 660 lb Capacity Heavy Duty – Set of 4

SPACEKEEPER Workbench Casters kit 660 Lbs - 4 Heavy Duty Retractable Caster Wheels Designed for Workbenches Machinery & Tables, Install Template Included

SPACEKEEPER Workbench Casters kit 660 Lbs – 4 Heavy Duty Retractable Caster Wheels Designed for Workbenches Machinery & Tables, Install Template Included

More Info

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

  • ➤ EASY INSTALLATION – The workbench casters include 4 workbench caster assemblies with assembly hardware, all the necessary mounting hardware, full instructions and an installation template for quick and easy mounting of the workbench casters to a standard flat base surface.
  • ➤ SIMPLE OPERATION – This 4 casters work by simply pushing down on the pedals to raise your workbench off the floor. Once elevated you can move your bench, table or machine as desired, then lift up on the pedals to disengage and your workbench, table, cabinet, stand or machine sits firmly on the floor at its original working height.
  • ➤ IMPROVED VERSION – The workbench caster kit uses thicker steel, stronger screws, three holes on the top and the bottom of the plate, better wheels and bearings. Add rubber sleeve to protect contact part between human body and the caster, new design which is different from other Retractable Casters
  • ➤ DURABLE CONSTRUCTION – The heavy duty wheel casters are constructed with durable solid steel and urethane wheels, which can smoothly move 360 degree. The wear-resistant urethane wheels is more steadier for heavy duty benches. Suitable for extensive daily use like workbe.
  • ➤ STRONG FOOT PEDAL – Each lift pedal is ribbed and textured to provide extra grip when foot pressure is applied. The 2-1/2” urethane casters are rated for 165 lbs of capacity, which means all four together give you a total weight capacity of 660 lbs. The casters will work on workbenches, stands, tables, cabinets and lightweight machinery with flat bases.

 

 

 

Note from HBF: Your around-the-brewery project may need some casters.

SPACEKEEPER Workbench Casters kit 660 Lbs – 4 Heavy Duty Retractable Caster Wheels Designed for Workbenches Machinery & Tables, Install Template Included – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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.

100 x Reusable Gardner Bender 6″ Cable Ties [Tubing Management & More]

South Main Hardware 888069 6-in Beaded, 100-Pack, 18-lb, Black, Speciality Cable Tie, 6", 100 Piece

South Main Hardware 888069 6-in Beaded, 100-Pack, 18-lb, Black, Speciality Cable Tie, 6″, 100 Piece


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

  • Material: nylon 6/6 beaded reusable Ties
  • Temp range: -40 degrees to 85 degrees/-40 degrees to 185 degrees
  • Beaded Ties that are releasable and reusable for temporary applications
  • 18 pounds of tensile strength
  • Package includes 100 zip Ties

I use similar cable ties throughout my home brewery and beyond.  I find this style particularly useful for corralling tubing.  Since these are reausable you can.. re-use them.  See – Tips: Cleaning, Drying & Storing Tubing

South Main Hardware 888069 6-in Beaded, 100-Pack, 18-lb, Black, Speciality Cable Tie, 6″, 100 Piece – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


More: Recent Amazon Finds