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Old 04-09-2013, 04:21 AM   #1
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Default Craigslist is awesome!

What's the best deal you have ever gotten on craigslist?

I just picked up thirteen cases of free empty bottles. Now I can brew a few more batches before needing more.

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Old 04-09-2013, 04:29 AM   #2
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15g conical fermenter, 5Lb co2 bottle, ball lock corny 5G, beer kit, and alot of brewday accessories. $170. ironically the only thing I've bought off craigslist but was definately worth it to me.

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Old 04-09-2013, 05:00 AM   #3
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Got a full sized kegerator with all the tubing and fittings, 5 lb CO2 tank, and two tap handles for $300.

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Old 04-09-2013, 05:11 AM   #4
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Brand new/never used $600 fridge for $100.

Still had all the little blue shipping tapes holding the bins closed and shelves in place. Sellers had just bought a house that had a brand new kitchen - filled with whiteware, and they wanted SS. Gotta love yuppies

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Old 04-09-2013, 05:18 AM   #5
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3 cornies, 15 gallon megapot with flase bottom, 20 g co2 tank, regulator, and beergun for $275!

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Old 04-09-2013, 05:24 AM   #6
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Man yall are lucky! CL here is horrid, took me 4 months of looking before I found a decent chest freezer for under $200 and that was only 9 cu ft, got it for $100 and still had to travel 45 minutes to get it. I can never find used brewing gear either.

People here want $80-90 just for a single used 15.5g keg and this is a college town!

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Old 04-09-2013, 05:24 AM   #7
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7cuft freezer for $75. Also sold a couple of shotguns for $50 more than I paid for them!

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Old 04-09-2013, 06:28 AM   #8
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I buy and sell on CL regularly. My best flip was a '73 AMC Hornet wagon I bought for $700, drove for a year, and sold for $2300.

As far as beer deals go, I've come across some decent ones but never pulled the trigger. I generally end up buying new in the store with the difference in price being close to the cost of fuel.

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Old 04-09-2013, 09:30 AM   #9
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Those are some pretty good deals. I'm gonna have to keep looking lol

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Old 04-09-2013, 04:00 PM   #10
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I got a Danby kegerator for $200 with a 5lbs CO2 tank and regulator, and an empty pony keg in it. It was only a year old and in great shape.

I also got 2 cornies for $35 total before. There's some great deals sometimes.

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