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10% Off 2 x Cooler Shock Gel Freezer Packs + Homebrew Related Uses for Ice Packs

Pictured: Cooler Shock Shock-1/18F-Dry Cooler Gel Pack, 10 x 9-Inches 4-Pack

I have several Cooler Shock Ice Packs (in a variety of sizes) and they are amazing.  The are made of thick mylar and come in several sizes and configurations.

6/24/20 3 AM Central: As of this posting, you can save 10% on select Cooler Shock Ice Packs when you buy two bundles. 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: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

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Lazy Dog Warehouse Neoprene Sponge Foam Rubber Sheet Rolls – 15″ x 60′ – $16.80 + free prime ship

Lazy Dog Warehouse Neoprene Sponge Foam Rubber Sheet Rolls 15in x 60in (1/4in Thick)

Lazy Dog Warehouse Neoprene Sponge Foam Rubber Sheet Rolls 15in x 60in (1/4in Thick)

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  • WATERPROOF & NON-ABSORBENT – Made from Neoprene Sponge Foam, this material is specifically made and designed to repel liquids and odors. Perfect for high traffic areas such as auto, garage, and kitchen areas.
  • PROTECTIVE – The thick dense sponge foam is perfect for providing cushion or padding. Easy and economical solution for sealing or insulation projects. Great for noise insulation and sound vibration reduction.
  • ADJUSTABLE & FLEXIBLE– The Neoprene Sponge Foam Sheet Roll is strong enough to withstand tearing but easy enough to customize and cut to size with scissors or blade. Will bend easily and conform to any shape.
  • DIY & PROJECTS – Use around the home or workplace to provide custom padding or insulation solutions. Use for costumes and cosplay. Great for arts and crafts projects! Solid Black front and back – easy to customize!
  • DIMENSIONS – 15″ (inches) Wide and 60″ (inches) Long or 5 ft. (feet) Long. Please note that this product is hand cut and will have a tolerance of +/- 1″.

 

Use to insulate compatible gear around your home brewery and beyond.

Additional sizes and variations may be available:  Search “lazy dog warehouse neoprene roll” on Amazon to search for additional options

6/2/20 5 PM Central: This is selling for $16.80. 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 

Lazy Dog Warehouse Neoprene Sponge Foam Rubber Sheet Rolls 15in x 60in (1/4in Thick) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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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.

Swiss Safe First Aid Kit – keep around the brewery in case of mishaps

Swiss Safe 2-in-1 First Aid Kit (120 Piece) + Bonus 32-Piece Mini First Aid Kit: Compact, Lightweight for Emergencies at Home, Outdoors, Car, Camping, Workplace, Hiking & Survival

Swiss Safe 2-in-1 First Aid Kit (120 Piece) + Bonus 32-Piece Mini First Aid Kit: Compact, Lightweight for Emergencies at Home, Outdoors, Car, Camping, Workplace, Hiking & Survival


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

  • 2-in-1 Premium First Aid Emergency Kit with 120 medical grade items.
  • FDA APPROVED: Manufactured from highest quality FDA approved facility exceeding safety standards.
  • INCLUDES MINI-FIRST AID KIT: Amazingly small, lightweight Mini Kit with additional 32 medical items.
  • MULTIPURPOSE: Perfect for any occasion or events – family, home, workplace, emergencies, outdoors.

Unfortunately accidents happen.  I have a first aid kit around my home brewery for unwanted mishaps that I’ve, unfortunately, had to use on multiple occasions

Swiss Safe 2-in-1 First Aid Kit (120 Piece) + Bonus 32-Piece Mini First Aid Kit: Compact, Lightweight for Emergencies at Home, Outdoors, Car, Camping, Workplace, Hiking & Survival


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CO2Meter Mini CO2 Monitor

CO2Meter RAD-0301 Mini CO2 Monitor, White

CO2Meter Mini CO2 Monitor

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

  • Mini desktop Co2 monitor
  • 3 different led show current indoor air quality
  • Power via usb port or 120Vac wall plug (wall plug not included)
  • Indicator light alarm levels can be adjusted by user
  • Connect to pc with free software to log Co2 levels over time

The mini CO2 monitor is a low-cost, compact and easy-to-use mini desktop carbon dioxide and temperature meter. It can be used in offices, schools, meeting rooms, homes or ANYPLACE personal comfort and health is important. In addition to monitoring indoor air quality, the mini CO2 monitor can be used to check carbon dioxide levels in indoor grow rooms and greenhouses. The CO2 mini is easy to use: just plug it into a PC USB port or any standard USB power supply (not included) and it will begin to measure air quality instantly. It has no moving parts, and is designed to last for years. Three LEDs – green, yellow and red – show overall air quality instantly, or you can read the CO2 and temperature levels on the large display. Use the free data logging software to connect the mini CO2 monitor to a PC via USB, run the software, and graph changing CO2 levels over time. You can also save the data in spreadsheet format for later analysis.


 

Potential homebrew application: Monitor and warn kegerator CO2 leaks.

CO2Meter RAD-0301 Mini CO2 Monitor – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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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.

Roll of 25 Food Grade 5 Gallon Bucket Liners… $10.99 + free prime ship

5 Gallon Bucket Liner Bags for Marinading and Brining - Durable, Food Grade, BPA Free, 25/Roll5 Gallon Bucket Liner Bags for Marinading and Brining – Durable, Food Grade, BPA Free, 25/Rol

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  • Disposable 5 Gallon Bucket Liners 25 per roll
  • Heavy duty, FDA Approved, Food Grade & BPA Free, -Made in the USA-
  • PBKay liners are made of a thin, yet super strong high-density food grade material with a wet load capacity of 25 lbs, and dry load capacity of 50 lbs.
  • For use with 5-gallon buckets and pails, or 22 qt. cambro food storage containers.

 

Possible homebrew related uses: Grain storage bags, save cleanup time by lining buckets prior to use.

5/28/20 3 PM Central; These gave dropped to just $10.99.  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. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

5 Gallon Bucket Liner Bags for Marinading and Brining – Durable, Food Grade, BPA Free, 25/Roll


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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.

Set of FOUR Titan Casters

Titan Casters by Waxman 4033256TS One Pack-2 inch TPR Casters, 4 Pack, Load Rating 360 lbs, 4 Piece

Titan Casters by Waxman 4033256TS One Pack-2 inch TPR Casters, 4 Pack, Load Rating 360 lbs, 4 Piece


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

  • Features gray non-marking rubber that is especially suited for Institutional Applications
  • Safe on Carpet, Concrete, Tile, & Wood Surfaces
  • For Use On: Desks, TV Stands, Carts, Bed Frames, Dressers, Chairs, Tables, Stools, Toolboxes & More
  • Includes (2) Rigid Casters, (1) Swivel Caster and (1) Swivel caster w/ brake
  • Built with durability and versatility in mind, these heavy duty 2 inch casters are easy to install and make any project a breeze

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

Titan Casters by Waxman 4033256TS One Pack-2 inch TPR Casters, 4 Pack, Load Rating 360 lbs, 4 Piece – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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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.

Reflectix BP24010 Series Foil Insulation, 24 in. x 10 ft. [mash tun insulation & cooler hack]

Reflectix BP24010 Series Foil Insulation, 24 in. x 10 ft

Reflectix BP24010 Series Foil Insulation, 24 in. x 10 ft.

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

  • Inhibits or eliminates condensation
  • Nontoxic/no carcinogenic
  • Does not require Protective clothing, goggles, or respirator

5/16″ thick with two outer layers of aluminum foil. Each foil layer is bonded to a tough layer of polyethylene for strength. Reflects up to 97% of radiant heat with an R-value up to 14.3 depending on application. Excellent vapor barrier for below grade. Can be used for radiant floors, crawl spaces, duct insulation, metal buildings, basement walls & attics. Square edge roll double bubble foil both sides 5/16″ thick with two outer layers of aluminum foil Each foil layer is bonded to a tough layer of polyethylene for strength Reflects up to 97% of radiant heat with an R-value up to 14.3 depending on application Excellent vapor barrier for below grade Can be used for radiant floors, crawl spaces, duct insulation, metal buildings, basement walls & attics. Easy applied with tape & staples. Specifications Size: 24″ x 10′.


 

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “mash” and “cooler” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

Note: multiple size and length options may be available.  Cost will vary.  Search Amazon for “Reflectix”

Possible homebrew application: Use to insulate to your compatible mash tun or HLT to help maintain temperatures.  Cooler hack… I use this for my coolers (regular ole cooler as a cooler, not mash tun).  I cut a piece to fit the top of each cooler (fitting it to the cooler size as tightly as possible) and place on top of food or ice to provide an additional layer of insulation.

Reflectix BP24010 Series Foil Insulation, 24 in. x 10 ft. – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also: All Grain Tips & Gear | 10 Gallon Mash Tun Conversion Kit [Review] | Cereal Killer Grain MIll |  Batch Sparge SpreadsheetBIAB Brew Day Spreadsheet | The Brew Bag – Purpose Made BIAB

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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.

Hoplark HopTea Mixed Pack 12 Pack

Hoplark HopTea

Hoplark HopTea


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

If you prefer our 0 calorie flavors, this is the mixed pack for you. It has 3 cans each of our 4 most popular unsweetened flavors: The Really Hoppy One, The Green Tea One, The Calm One and The White Tea One. All are alcohol and gluten free.


Hoplark HopTea – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Orbit b-hyve Bluetooth Hose Faucet Timer – Digitally Measure Water Volumes

Orbit 21005 B-hyve Bluetooth Hose Faucet Timer, GRAY

Orbit 21005 B-hyve Bluetooth Hose Faucet Timer

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

  • BLUETOOTH CONTROL Use your mobile devices Bluetooth functionality to control and program your B-hyve from within its Bluetooth signal range of up to 150 feet. The B-hyve app works on both Android and iOS devices. You can program your timer through the app or with your web browser.
  • EASY WI-FI UPGRADE To control your B-hyve with your phone via Wi-Fi instead of Bluetooth, pair with the B-hyve Hub (sold separately). This also allows you to run Smart Watering, which uses site conditions and live weather feeds to automatically adjust your controller to deliver the right amount of water to your plants. One wifi hub (sold separately) can control multiple valves.
  • KNOW THE FLOW Your B-hyves built-in flow meter allows you to track water usage, and can be measured by volume (gallons) or by time. This makes your timer perfect for all kinds of applications, including watering your plants, gardening, washing your car, filling your pool, and for greenhouse/hydroponic uses.
  • MULTIPLE USES Ideal for gardens, hydroponics, greenhouses and more!
  • QUICK SETUP One-touch manual watering at the timer for instant faucet use at any time.
  • FOR USE IN NORTH AMERICA ONLY: hose threads compatible only with North American faucets. Software and updates for this model are only approved For use in N America. Int’l versions of this product are available in select markets outside N America.
  • hose length: 300.00

 

Orbit 21005 B-hyve Bluetooth Hose Faucet Timer, GRAY – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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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.

Be Smart Get Prepared 100 Piece First Aid Kit – keep around the brewery in case of mishaps

Be Smart Get Prepared 100 Piece First Aid Kit, Clean, Treat and Protect Most Injuries with The kit That is Great for Any Home, Office, Vehicle, Camping and Sports

Swiss Safe 2-in-1 First Aid Kit (120 Piece) + Bonus 32-Piece Mini First Aid Kit: Compact, Lightweight for Emergencies at Home, Outdoors, Car, Camping, Workplace, Hiking & Survival

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  • Manufactured by the #1 leading manufacturer of First Aid Kits in the USA. 100 pieces of comprehensive first aid treatment products.
  • This Kit meets United States FDA Regulatory Standards as a Medical Device. Ideal for most businesses and perfect for family use at home or travel.
  • Fully organized interior compartments provides quick access. The rugged, sturdy, high density plastic case is impact resistant
  • Compact size case measures 7.5in x 2.5in x 6.8in, is portable and can easily fit anywhere.
  • Features Easy Slide Latches that securely locks into place.

 

Unfortunately accidents happen.  I have a first aid kit around my home brewery for unwanted mishaps that I’ve, unfortunately, had to use on multiple occasions.

Be Smart Get Prepared 100 Piece First Aid Kit, Clean, Treat and Protect Most Injuries with The kit That is Great for Any Home, Office, Vehicle, Camping and Sports


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