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Old 09-28-2013, 02:05 AM   #581
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When your at work starring at a barrel on top of a bucket and say to your self dam this is like the size of a keg/ ss pot and end up making plans for a brew stand with dimensions and how much material I will need

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Old 09-28-2013, 11:15 AM   #582
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The local uhaul here fills propane tanks. Charge by the pound.
Some Do-It hardware stores also fill propane tanks. I now have three tanks the last two where free bees. I took them to Lowes for to exchange for a shiny new full tank and now just get them filled as I need them.
Payed $40 (after tax) to get them all filled last time or roughly $13 a pop.

They will also fill most any tank size so you can go with a #40 if you happen to brew often.
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Old 09-29-2013, 02:19 AM   #583
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Some Do-It hardware stores also fill propane tanks. I now have three tanks the last two where free bees. I took them to Lowes for to exchange for a shiny new full tank and now just get them filled as I need them.
Payed $40 (after tax) to get them all filled last time or roughly $13 a pop.

They will also fill most any tank size so you can go with a #40 if you happen to brew often.
If your work uses propane see if you can get your tanks refilled under their account. I love volume discount.
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Old 09-29-2013, 02:37 AM   #584
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Some Do-It hardware stores also fill propane tanks. I now have three tanks the last two where free bees. I took them to Lowes for to exchange for a shiny new full tank and now just get them filled as I need them.
Payed $40 (after tax) to get them all filled last time or roughly $13 a pop.

They will also fill most any tank size so you can go with a #40 if you happen to brew often.
The Tractor Supply here fills for under $5.00
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Old 09-29-2013, 02:37 AM   #585
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Holy crow! The cheapest I get is 17.99 for a refill. I'm geting ripped off!

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Old 09-30-2013, 03:43 AM   #586
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My local supplier fills for 8.99 but if i miss them and have to go to the hills have eyes gulf station I would have to pay like 16.99 if not more now I haven't gone there in a long time since finding my new place

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Old 10-02-2013, 08:26 PM   #587
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Anticipating the moment when swmbo discovers that I just spent $90 on two beer kits at Austin Homebrew Supply...

"But honey...
Samuel Smith’s Nut Brown Ale
54 beers in a 5-gallon kit = $44.46
54 beers in 4-packs at Total Wine ($9.99) + tax and crv = $151.38
Savings = $106.92
and
Paulaner Oktoberfest Marzen
54 beers in a 5-gallon kit = $45.96
54 beers in 6-packs at Total Wine ($9.99) + tax and crv = $102.82
Savings = $56.86
so
Total savings for both kits = $163.78 or 64%!"

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Good one! That's pretty much what I did back in December 2010.

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It also seems like the heavier the box, the more trouble I'm in. Fortunately she loves both beers.

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If I buy three cases of swing top bottled pumpkin cider, I get the cider for free...

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