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Old 08-14-2012, 05:31 PM   #1
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Been brewing for just over a year now. Today I had an experience I hope never happens to anyone else.

I have never experienced terror until now. I hear a small "clinking" to my left while working....."there it is again.....what is that?.....and again?" get up, walk to the storage room to WATCH the shelving unit containing all my homebrew actively leaning forward. HOLY F-BOMB.

One hand on the shelf to stabilize while I grab everything I can from the top 3 tiers and place on the floor. I was able to snap these pics before finishing the 4th tier. Good. Lord. That was close. These shelves were supposed to be rated for up to 300lbs a piece.

As a side note, I realized I have a brewing problem after seeing HALF of my stock on the floor and the rest still on the shelves and most recent batch outside with a current one going......

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Old 08-14-2012, 05:34 PM   #2
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good thing your spidey sense kicked in! I would say that you don't have a brewing problem. More like you have a drinking problem. That is, you are having a problem drinking all those beers by yourself! Get some help!

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Old 08-14-2012, 05:35 PM   #3
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Looks like someone needs some help drinking their beer.

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Old 08-14-2012, 05:36 PM   #4
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That IS scary.

But, that is also not nearly enough beer on hand!

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Old 08-14-2012, 06:53 PM   #5
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Yup, I need friends apparently lol Even the wife said to me, after I showed her her pantry floor, "dude, you need to slow down....or we need to have people over." I'm going with option 2. I can't slow down. I've got approximately 11 days to drink enough of my swing tops for the next batch to be bottled......

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Old 08-14-2012, 07:10 PM   #6
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Not a brewing problem....that's definitely a storage problem.
If you need help drinking, hit me up, I am local and willing to do what I can for the cause.

Truth is though....I have the same problem.
Too much beer, not enough time to drink it.

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Not a brewing problem....that's definitely a storage problem.
If you need help drinking, hit me up, I am local and willing to do what I can for the cause.

Truth is though....I have the same problem.
Too much beer, not enough time to drink it.
HAHA, we may have to arrange a sit down or something then
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Old 08-15-2012, 02:21 AM   #8
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Well, I'm saving this box and all warranty information. 1000 lbs / shelf BETTER frickin' work!

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Well, I'm saving this box and all warranty information. 1000 lbs / shelf BETTER frickin' work!
The problem with those shelves is the cheap **** particle boards warp very easily, especially if any moisture (humidity) is around them.
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The problem with those shelves is the cheap **** particle boards warp very easily, especially if any moisture (humidity) is around them.
dammit. should I just go ahead and cut plywood instead?
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