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Old 09-06-2008, 06:47 PM   #1
Jul 2008
Running on Horse **** roads, Pa
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I need a 3/4" ball valve for my 10 gallon kettle and have one at work that I could use but it's brass. I've heard that stainless steel is the way to go and to avoid brass. Is that because of sanitation? Would brass not be a good idea in this case?

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Old 09-06-2008, 07:10 PM   #2
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Jul 2008
Big Island Hawaii
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brass is fine to use. just clean it well. Ebay is where i get all my SS ball valves. Seriously cheap.

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