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Old 12-06-2006, 09:08 PM   #1
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Default Get to the scrap yard - NOW!

I have always had good luck finding stuff for brewing at the local scrap yards. The problem is I never make time to go. But today, on my way to make another call, I stopped by one and walked out with 3 cornies for $1 a pound! It cost me $26 for three cornies. They each had pressure and other then needing a bath are in great shape.

GET IT YOUR LOCAL SCRAP YARD NOW! I just go in and ask if they have any stainless soda cannisters or kegs or whatever it is I am interested in. They had a pile of kegs, some of which had come from the Rio Grande Brewery! Almost always the people are really nice and helpful.

3 kegs for $26.



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Old 12-06-2006, 09:21 PM   #2
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Old 12-06-2006, 09:24 PM   #3
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That's a nice deal. There is a scrap yard about 30 minutes from me. I picked up some auto parts there when I was younger, but haven't even thought of checking there. I'm going to have to give them a call

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Old 12-06-2006, 09:32 PM   #4
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Lots of them are listed under recycling and scrap metal.

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I got a corny from our local scrapper for £5 - no lid but it's in better condition than some of the kegs I'm already using. Keg rescue eh BP?

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Old 12-07-2006, 03:06 AM   #6
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absolutely, the ones I got were about to be chopped up for scrap. The crime, the horror!

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I need to find a scrap yard around the Denver area! Great advice Brewpastor.

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I did a quick search and found a Stainless Steal right down the road from where I work; I'm swinging by at lunch. Thanks for the reminder BrewPastor. If anyone in the Austin area is looking for anything shoot me a PM and I'll see if this place might have it and we can work out arrangements.
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Its 8:15 AM. I saw the post from Buda and Austin and now all I can think about is Salt Lick and Iron Works.
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Its 8:15 AM. I saw the post from Buda and Austin and now all I can think about is Salt Lick and Iron Works.
Man I could go for Rudy's!


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