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Powerbuilt 11/16″ Deep Well Socket [Ball Lock Keg Posts]… $5.98

Powerbuilt 641205 3/8" Dr. 6 Pt. SAE Deep Well Socket, 11/16"

Powerbuilt 641205 3/8″ Dr. 6 Pt. SAE Deep Well Socket, 11/16″

There are two primary post sizes for standard ball lock kegs.  11/16″ and 7/8″.  11/16″ is the smaller of the two.

7/5 1 PM Central: These are selling for just $5.98. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Powerbuilt 641205 3/8″ Dr. 6 Pt. SAE Deep Well Socket, 11/16″ – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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Powerbuilt 11/16″ Deep Well Socket [Ball Lock Keg Posts]

Powerbuilt 641205 3/8" Dr. 6 Pt. SAE Deep Well Socket, 11/16"

Powerbuilt 641205 3/8″ Dr. 6 Pt. SAE Deep Well Socket, 11/16″

There are two primary post sizes for standard ball lock kegs.  11/16″ and 7/8″.  11/16″ is the smaller of the two.

Powerbuilt 641205 3/8″ Dr. 6 Pt. SAE Deep Well Socket, 11/16″ – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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Apollo Tools 5 Piece Ratcheting Wrench Set – includes 11/16″+7/8″ great for ball locks – on sale for $19.99 + Hands on Review

A photo of the 11/16″+7/8″ Wrench from my Hands on Review

Apollo Tools DT1212 SAE Ratcheting Wrench Set, 5-Piece

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

  • OUR 5 PIECE RATCHETING WRENCH SET- SAE: This is the set you need and want for SAE applications. Our ratcheting wrenches are made of high grade steel alloy that is heat-treated for strength and durability and chrome plated to resist corrosion.
  • AN ORGANIZED RATCHETING WRENCH SET WITHOUT THE BULK: Our ratcheting wrench set comes in a handy carrying cradle people love. The minimal, easy to carry packaging allows for all the wrenches to stay organized with quick access without a bulky case.
  • HANDY SET FOR VERSATILE USE: The ratcheting wrenches are perfect for use in tight spots; you’ll always have the right size for all quick jobs. This is a great set of high quality wrenches at an exceptional price. It is perfect to keep in your car for emergencies, and makes a great gift idea.
  • MOST NEEDED SIZES: We selected the sizes we believe you will need most often: 1/4-Inch by 5/16-Inch, 3/8-Inch by 7/16-Inch, 1/2-Inch by 9/16-Inch, 5/8-Inch by 3/4-Inch, 11/16-Inch by 7/8-Inch ratcheting wrenches.

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6/18 8:30 PM Central: This combo is on sale for $19.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Apollo Tools DT1212 SAE Ratcheting Wrench Set, 5-Piece – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Hotop 32 Blades Feeler Gauge [set mill gap] – $6.99 + free prime ship

32 Blades Steel Feeler Gauge

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  • Feeler gauge set: made of 65 manganese steel, each measuring feeler gauge has 32 blades thickness; Foldable feeler gauges, easy and convenient to take and store
  • Easy identification: dual marked metric and imperial, 0.0015 inch/ 0.04 mm to 0.035 inch/ 0.88 mm, the numbers of size are etched into feeler gauge for easy identification
  • Metric sizes (mm): 0.04, 0.05, 0.06, 0.08, 0.10, 0.13, 0.15, 0.18, 0.20, 0.23, 0.25, 0.25, 0.28, 0.30, 0.33, 0.35, 0.38, 0.40, 0.43, 0.45, 0.48, 0.50, 0.53, 0.55, 0.58, 0.60, 0.63, 0.65, 0.70, 0.75, 0.80, 0.88
  • Inch sizes: 0.0015, 0.002, 0.0025, 0.003, 0.004, 0.005, 0.006, 0.007, 0.008, 0.009, 0.010, 0.010, 0.011, 0.012, 0.013, 0.014, 0.015, 0.016, 0.017, 0.018, 0.019, 0.020, 0.021, 0.022, 0.023, 0.024, 0.025, 0.026, 0.028, 0.030, 0.032, 0.035
  • Warm notice: there is some anti-rust oil on the stainless steel feeler gauge to prevent it from rusty, please don’t worry about that

 

What are Other’s Saying?   Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

Possible homebrew related application: Use to help you set the gap on your adjustable grain mill

6/13 5 AM Central: This set is selling for $6.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Stainless Steel Feeler Gauge Dual Marked Metric and Imperial Gap Measuring Tool (0.04-0.88 mm, 32 Blades) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

TEKTON 3/8 Inch Drive x 11/16 Inch Deep 12-Point Socket [Ball Lock Keg Posts] – $7 + free prime ship

TEKTON 3/8 Inch Drive x 11/16 Inch Deep 12-Point Socket | SHD13217

TEKTON 3/8 Inch Drive x 11/16 Inch Deep 12-Point Socket | SHD13217

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  • 12-point opening fits double hex (12-sided), hex, and square-shaped fasteners
  • Socket geometry is designed to apply force to flat sides of fasteners and not the corners, preventing round-off
  • Deep-length sockets reach into wells and accommodate the excess threads of longer shafts
  • Extra-large die-stamped size markings are easy to read and can’t wear off
  • Polished, chrome-plated finish easily wipes clean and is highly resistant to corrosion
  • Four detent grooves provide a secure connection with the drive tool
  • Beveled inner rim of the socket opening helps guide it smoothly onto fasteners
  • Overall Socket Length: 2.49 inches, Socket End Diameter: 0.95 inches, Drive End Diameter: 0.95 inches, Socket Well Depth: 0.87 inches

 

Standard Ball Lock keg posts come in two sizes 11/6″ and 7/8″. 11/16″ is the smaller size.

Also: TEKTON 3/8 Inch Drive x 7/8 Inch Deep 12-Point Socket | SHD13222

6/8 4:30 PM Central: This is selling for $7. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

TEKTON 3/8 Inch Drive x 11/16 Inch Deep 12-Point Socket | SHD132170 – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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Bucket Lid Opening Tool – helps with buckets, great for homebrew grain storage – $2.98 + free prime ship

5 Gallon Bucket Lid Opener

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  • 5 Gallon Paint Can Lid Opener
  • Works Great For 5-Gallon Paint Cans
  • Easy To Use And Stores Easily With The Hand Hole On Handle
  • Brand Name: Linzer

 

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 fermenters.

Also Consider Gamma Seal Lids: 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.  Search Amazon “gamma seal lid”

What are Other’s Saying?   Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

6/5 12 AM Central: These are selling for just $2.98. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices and availability can change quickly Check product page for current info – More About Price

Linzer 5425 Plastic 5-Gallon Paint Can Opener – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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Nite-Ize DoohicKey FishKey Key – Multi-Tool + Bottle Opener

Nite Ize DoohicKey FishKey Key Tool Keychain Multi-Tool, Stainless by Nite Ize

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  • FUN FISH-SHAPED KEYCHAIN MULTI-TOOL - The size and shape of a house key, the clever, lightweight, fish-shaped Nite Ize DoohicKey FishKey Tool is a fun and functional multi-tool
  • MANY FUNCTIONS - This keychain multi-tool features a serrated edge for cutting line, a bottle opener, a flathead screwdriver, and a handy S-Biner
  • CONVENIENT S-BINER ATTACHMENT - Easily attach and detach the FishKey Tool from your key chain with the included double-gated S-Biner
  • DURABLE, SMART DESIGN - Made of durable stainless steel, the Nite Ize DoohicKey FishKey Tool is sturdy and reliable. Streamlined, thoughtful design makes it easy to carry, attach, remove and reattach to always be at-hand
  • TRAVEL FRIENDLY - The Nite Ize DoohicKey FishKey Tool goes anywhere you go, with a compact design that fits in any purse, pack or bag, and is TSA-friendly

 

Check out my Hands on Review of a similar, but different Nite-Ize multi-tool.  I’m a big fan of Nite-Ize Gear.  In my opinion… they make some really well thought out, innovative and quality stuff.

Nite Ize DoohicKey FishKey Key Tool Keychain Multi-Tool, Stainless, 1-Pack – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

CO-Z Step Drill Bit Set [Add a Weldless Bulkhead to Your Kettle]

CO-Z 10 Sizes Titanium Step Drill Bit, 1/4 to 1-3/8 Inches High Speed Steel Drill Cone Bit

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  • Hss & Titanium Coating ----- High-speed steel makes it last longer than others, titanium coating ensure easily cut through iron 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, iron and many other types of sheet metal (excluding steel or any other harder metal).

From HBF: 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.

 

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.

What are Other’s Saying?   Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

CO-Z 10 Sizes Titanium Step Drill Bit, 1/4 to 1-3/8 Inches High Speed Steel Drill Cone Bits for Sheet Metal Hole Drilling Cutting, HSS Multi Size Hole Stepped Up Unibit for DIY Lovers Electrician – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

CO-Z Step Drill Bit Set [Add a Weldless Bulkhead to Your Kettle]

CO-Z 10 Sizes Titanium Step Drill Bit, 1/4 to 1-3/8 Inches High Speed Steel Drill Cone Bit

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Highlighted Features
  • Hss & Titanium Coating ----- High-speed steel makes it last longer than others, titanium coating ensure easily cut through iron 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, iron and many other types of sheet metal (excluding steel or any other harder metal).

From HBF: 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.

 

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.

What are Other’s Saying?   Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

CO-Z 10 Sizes Titanium Step Drill Bit, 1/4 to 1-3/8 Inches High Speed Steel Drill Cone Bits for Sheet Metal Hole Drilling Cutting, HSS Multi Size Hole Stepped Up Unibit for DIY Lovers Electrician – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Apollo Tools 5 Piece Ratcheting Wrench Set – includes 11/16″+7/8″ great for ball locks

A photo of the 11/16″+7/8″ Wrench from my Hands on Review

Apollo Tools DT1212 SAE Ratcheting Wrench Set, 5-Piece

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

  • OUR 5 PIECE RATCHETING WRENCH SET- SAE: This is the set you need and want for SAE applications. Our ratcheting wrenches are made of high grade steel alloy that is heat-treated for strength and durability and chrome plated to resist corrosion.
  • AN ORGANIZED RATCHETING WRENCH SET WITHOUT THE BULK: Our ratcheting wrench set comes in a handy carrying cradle people love. The minimal, easy to carry packaging allows for all the wrenches to stay organized with quick access without a bulky case.
  • HANDY SET FOR VERSATILE USE: The ratcheting wrenches are perfect for use in tight spots; you’ll always have the right size for all quick jobs. This is a great set of high quality wrenches at an exceptional price. It is perfect to keep in your car for emergencies, and makes a great gift idea.
  • MOST NEEDED SIZES: We selected the sizes we believe you will need most often: 1/4-Inch by 5/16-Inch, 3/8-Inch by 7/16-Inch, 1/2-Inch by 9/16-Inch, 5/8-Inch by 3/4-Inch, 11/16-Inch by 7/8-Inch ratcheting wrenches.

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Apollo Tools DT1212 SAE Ratcheting Wrench Set, 5-Piece – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link