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Old 03-27-2012, 10:01 PM   #11
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Can we Sticky this thread?Id hate to not be able to find it in a month or so.

I'v all ready found two great additions to my brewery I though I could not afford by looking through this thread. Digital flow meter $69, and three way valvs 3 for 130 shipped! Thanks guys.
I have that flow valve and meter. I think I paid $14 for the set. Honestly. Shipping took more than a month though!


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Old 03-27-2012, 10:49 PM   #12
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I have that flow valve and meter. I think I paid $14 for the set. Honestly. Shipping took more than a month though!
Really, who did you buy it from? I just got a UPS shipping notification but it might be for the three way valves I just ordered, but I can't tell just yet.

how do you like the meter...Don't tell me it sucks and was not worth $14...


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Old 03-27-2012, 11:07 PM   #13
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Really, who did you buy it from? I just got a UPS shipping notification but it might be for the three way valves I just ordered, but I can't tell just yet.

how do you like the meter...Don't tell me it sucks and was not worth $14...
Worked fine, but I hardly looked at it long enough to see that it worked when I blew through the sensor. I bought a bunch of different flow sensor. I didn't need the meter, actually (I do my own electronics). I'll play with it again tomorrow and report back. I'll also look up where I bought it from. I was looking to replace a very expensive flow sensor that I use on something.
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A sticky would be great just found the rest of the items I was looking for to complet my build
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Thanks for posting the 3-way ball valves. What's the difference in the type T and L?
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Thanks for posting the 3-way ball valves. What's the difference in the type T and L?

The L type has an L drilled in to the Ball, where the T has a T. The T ball valve will allow the flow to be selected to go 90 or straight through from the source. where the L you can only select the flow to go 90 from its source.
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I found another source for huge new aluminum heatsinks on evil-bay...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/11-5-W-x-3-L...#ht_724wt_1140


Advertised size was...

11.5"L x 3"W with fin height of 2.3"

I noticed in the description that they can cut to order, so I had them make it 5" wide for extra cooling capacity! They were able to black anodize it for $3 more! Sheez... you can't beat that.

This sucker weights about 5.5 lbs!

You can contact the seller via the ebay page (he lists his email in the description).






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I found another source for huge new aluminum heatsinks on evil-bay...
Awesome deal! wow
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I found another source for huge new aluminum heatsinks on evil-bay...
"Estimate heat dissipation 0.6 degree per watt per inch in still air."

If that's degrees centigrade, that is excellent, and it's a great heat sink. I payed much more for 0.7C / W.
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Damn. I bought a giant aluminum heatsink but I couldn't find one anodized. Wish I had seen that a month ago.


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