Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > Interest in a NPS Locknut?
Thread Tools
Old 05-08-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Rocky Point, NY
Posts: 129
Liked 17 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 20

Default Interest in a NPS Locknut?

Hey guys. I had ordered a bunch of parts from and without thinking, ordered 2 stainless steel 1/2" locknuts from them. They didnt specify whether they were NPT (tapered thread) or NPS (straight thread) and should have assumed they were NPT. When I received them, I realized they would not work as a true locknut as they don't thread all the way down a pipe nipple for a cooler MLT.

Apparently proflowdynamics moves a lot of these NPT locknuts but I was wondering if 1). anyone else has made the same mistake has I have and ordered the wrong one and 2.) who would be interested or would have purchased that from them if they sold a 1/2" stainless NPS version locknut? I just spoke with Michael from proflow and I don't want to steer him in the wrong direction if there is no demand for these. However, the only other place online I've seen them is


crazyworld is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Locknut welding Maltose Equipment/Sanitation 1 01-18-2012 04:02 PM
Heating Element Thread/Locknut Question illin8 Equipment/Sanitation 4 02-18-2010 09:06 PM
welding a locknut onto a kettle paledragon Equipment/Sanitation 27 06-14-2009 02:43 PM
Any interest in a CFC? its02003 Equipment/Sanitation 6 10-22-2008 07:44 PM
Machined Keggle conv locknut here bkwudz Equipment/Sanitation 3 04-19-2008 10:17 AM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads