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Offline gman23

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perlick 630ss
« on: November 30, 2015, 05:10:04 PM »
Is this a good deal?

http://www.homebrewing.org/Perlick-Stainless-Steel-630ss-Perl-Faucet_p_4606.html

Time to start replacing the taps one at a time....

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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2015, 05:15:09 PM »
It's about $5 less than I normally see them.

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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2015, 05:46:37 PM »
Yep. $5 cheaper than when I purchased 4 of them back in August.
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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2015, 05:50:35 PM »
Eh I think I will wait. Thanks!
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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2015, 05:55:57 PM »
I don't think you will find them much cheaper. I'm pretty unimpressed with most of the sales honestly.

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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2015, 06:18:56 PM »
I don't think you will find them much cheaper.

I don't either. I paid about $10 more on the last ones I bought.
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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2015, 06:19:19 PM »
I don't think you will find them much cheaper. I'm pretty unimpressed with most of the sales honestly.

Yeah I just am not in a rush. My faucets actually pour pretty well other than getting stuck ever once in a while. Having 1 Perlick and 3 of my current ones will just make them feel bad. 
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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2015, 01:43:46 AM »
I don't think you will find them much cheaper. I'm pretty unimpressed with most of the sales honestly.
Thats a good price for the Perlick stainless steel faucet. And Steve, I agree, the sales this year have been uninspiring....
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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2015, 04:05:38 AM »
Don't pass ventmatics by.  I think they're better than the perlicks. 

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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2015, 04:13:17 AM »
My issue with the ventmatics is the uncertainty in their future. They came and went before, what's going to keep them from going away again. I hope they do stick around as they are nice.

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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2015, 05:31:36 AM »
I have two ventmatics that are 14 years old and I haven't had to replace any of the bits.  I read that they did go through a bad spot but are apparently as good as ever now.  You could always get a few spare rings and seats.  Not much to break really. 

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Re: perlick 630ss
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2015, 11:16:12 PM »
 I purchased two Ventmatics back in 2013. They were disappointing. Both faucets exhibited leaks and the finish of the metal parts was mediocre at best. They were returned for a refund.
 I took a look at the ventmatic website today and it looks like their finally back on track after a prolonged legal battle with Perlick.
The New generation faucets look pretty good.
 Unfortunately, the recent product review by Brulosophy has sparked alot of interest so the current lead time is 1-2 weeks for their faucets.
 I may have to give them another try.....
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