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Old 10-25-2010, 12:13 AM   #1
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Ive been hanging here (its been nice by the way) absorbing all I can admiring all the brew rigs, kegerators and keezers, and absoloutly drooling over some of the amazing looking brews i see here and I think to myself, when money frees up, Im gonna go to my lhbs buy my kit and brew awseome beer!!! Well folks Im proud to announce I am one step closer!!! Ive been lurking craigslist for used brew equipment for about 3 weeks and nothing. Then I find a guy with some worth while sounding stuff so the swmbo ( i know what that means now so I can use it) take a couple hour ride, and I hit the newb gold mine. Two bottling buckets, two fermenting buckets, auto siphon, racking tubing, two cappers, a five gallon glass carboy, hydrometers, thermometers, beer thief, 8 fliptop golsh style bottles, caps for bottles brushes and a 40 quart steel pot, and some other stuff Im sure im forgetting all in really good shape that has seen very limited use (once or twice a year) over a 10 year span. And what would I expect to pay for all this cool stuff??? I ask the guy "umm...so what do you want for everything you have here??" I ask expecting to hear some exorbident price I cant afford, and figuring in my head how to sayd "ya i can give you this and umm ill take this this and that...." Much to my great glee and surprise, the guy says " 100 bucks and Ill even help you load it in your car." Awestruck I whip out 5 20's just about stuff em in the guys pocket as I gather everything together before he changes his mind. Just a few more bottles, Ive got like 38 I think saved. and Picking what delicious brew will be my first. What a Day!!!

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Old 10-25-2010, 01:27 AM   #2
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Good score. Now start brewing!

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Old 10-25-2010, 03:07 PM   #3
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nice score!

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Old 10-25-2010, 04:48 PM   #4
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Good score. Congrats.

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Old 10-25-2010, 11:29 PM   #5
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Glorious. I say you celebrate by picking up a 12 pack of your favorite beer and hitting that 50 bottle mark!

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Old 10-26-2010, 01:34 PM   #6
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good work mate I say go for a dumpers dive of you locle pub and see how many bottles you can find and get a brew in

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