Brewmometer Nut Size - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > Brewmometer Nut Size

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-08-2008, 05:29 AM   #1
JVD_X
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
JVD_X's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2008
Gainesville, Virginia
Posts: 1,478
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts



Hi folks,

Apparently, I accidentally ordered the wrong version of the Brewmometer - the one that comes without a nut and washers. Northern Brewer wants 18 big ones for a nut and two washers!

Does anyone know the correct size nuts, washers, and rubber washers I need? BTW - what are those little red rubber washers made of?

Thanks!



 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 06:07 AM   #2
SuperiorBrew
Recipes 
 
Aug 2007
Posts: 1,676
Liked 31 Times on 18 Posts


Silicone and 1/2 NPT



 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 06:42 PM   #3
JVD_X
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
JVD_X's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2008
Gainesville, Virginia
Posts: 1,478
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts


Thanks... where do you find those nuts? I looked at Lowes and Home Depot and none of the mixed nuts or washers fit well.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 07:56 PM   #4
Chriso
Broken Robot Brewing Co.
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Chriso's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Oct 2007
Someplace, Nebraska
Posts: 4,683
Liked 75 Times on 66 Posts


O-rings are usually hard to find without ordering in bulk. I have silicone hi-temp o-rings at home, and can mail a couple to ya if needed, just PM me. They're McMaster AS568A Dash No 211, 1/8" Fractional width, 13/16" x 1 1/16" size, if you want to see it, search for part no 9396K32.
__________________
BROKEN ROBOT BREWING CO.

Chriso || BJCP Certified || SMaSH Brewers, Unite! || Nebraska Brewers! || Lincoln Lagers Brew Club
"You have just experienced the paradigm shift that is....all grain brewing." - BierMuncher

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2008, 08:29 PM   #5
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2006
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 23,146
Liked 1622 Times on 1050 Posts


The 18 big ones is not that far off considering the 1/2" SS locknut is like $7 of it. You could get away with brass for about $3 and I wouldn't lose any sleep over it. Stainless washers meant for 3/4" bolts fit over 1/2 NPT with just a tiny bit of filing.


__________________
Welcome to BrewHardware.com. I love you.
BIAB Large Mesh False Bottoms and SS HERMS COILS are IN!!
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
F*cking Blichmann Brewmometer!!!!!! Bernie Brewer Equipment/Sanitation 7 08-07-2012 04:36 PM
Brewmometer through 10g Cooler? Emian Equipment/Sanitation 4 04-30-2009 07:23 PM
putting a Brewmometer on my MLT, fittings? profarm Kettles, Mash Tuns & Hot Liquor Tanks 0 03-24-2009 01:09 AM
Brewmometer Upside Down?? RedVR6 Equipment/Sanitation 20 04-23-2008 01:13 AM
Blichmann brewmometer insco2 Equipment/Sanitation 0 03-12-2007 05:51 AM


Forum Jump