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Old 03-11-2013, 05:29 AM   #1
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Default Where to buy shanks and faucets

Im building a keezer and i am looking for a 4" Stainless Steel shank and a Perlick 575SS faucet. What is the cheapest place i will find these?

I am a college student so i am trying to save money



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Old 03-11-2013, 03:37 PM   #2
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Im building a keezer and i am looking for a 4" Stainless Steel shank and a Perlick 575SS faucet. What is the cheapest place i will find these?

I am a college student so i am trying to save money

You might want to check these out. http://www.birdmanbrewing.com/categories/Shanks/

http://www.birdmanbrewing.com/categories/Faucets/

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Old 03-11-2013, 05:18 PM   #3
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Birdman has decent prices. Also check out Adventures in Homebrewing and Farm House Brewing Supply. Don't forget to factor in shipping when you shop because that will often be the difference in terms of price...
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:22 PM   #4
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For shanks - this is a good starting place...
http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/facilities_locator/cor.html
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:28 PM   #5
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adventures in home brewing has the best current prices.
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Farmhouse brewing has good prices on stainless shanks and faucets.
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:58 PM   #7
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From the looks of it i should be spending around $60 for the 575SS faucet and stainless shank.. does this seem correct to y'all?
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:07 PM   #8
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the beer tap store for shanks, and adventures in homebrewing for faucet, should be closer to 50 with shipping.
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sounds about right... i bought mine here and couldn't be happier! These are way nice taps and are fully assembled and ready to go! http://www.williamsbrewing.com/PERLI...-P2162C65.aspx

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:15 PM   #10
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Check out Keg Connection too. One thing to keep in mind, some shanks have welded on tail peices. I personally like the ones from Keg Connection because I can take the tail piece off when I really want to clean everything good (i.e. after having a sour on tap). Not sure functionality wise it really makes a difference, but makes me feel better about it.


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