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Old 12-24-2011, 02:12 PM   #1
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Default NB gift card...early Christmas gift!!!

My dad sent me $200 in NB gift cards for Xmas (he is in FL for Xmas, I live in RI). I know both my gf and mom are giving me more gift cards to NB. I just don't know what to buy. All in all, I'll probably have $350 or so. I was really thinking about getting the Blichmann Top Tier but I really need some more corny kegs and a grain mill so I can start buying in bulk (Monster MM3 is calling my name). I do BIAB right now so I could also get the equipment to convert a 10 gallon cooler for a MLT and start doing regular all-grain.

I love getting gift cards but man is it hard to decide what to buy lol

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Old 12-24-2011, 02:15 PM   #2
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I feel bad for you, what a dilemma. I love my MM3 if that helps any.

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Old 12-24-2011, 02:26 PM   #3
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I feel bad for you, what a dilemma. I love my MM3 if that helps any.
Haha thanks for the sympathy.

Yeah I think I'm going to go with the MM3 and get some corny kegs. How do you power it? Do you use a crank or power drill?
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I got lucky as well with 400 in gift cards... bday was last week as well.

I just figured i would buy things I normally wouldn't buy, cuz i am cheap, to make brewing easier... I picked up a nice copper wort chiller, a SS 5 gal pot, and 2nd keg for the fridge. It is supposed to get delivered today so I am excited. Hope you are able to get all you wanted with your GC

Merry Christmas brewers!

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I've read that the MM2 is perfectly adequate for home brewing and then you can spend the extra money on the drill to power it. And have some $s left over for other goodies or ingredients.

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I've read that the MM2 is perfectly adequate for home brewing and then you can spend the extra money on the drill to power it. And have some $s left over for other goodies or ingredients.

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Yeah I was thinking about the MM2 as well. $50 is basically another corny keg for me. I like not to go the cheaper route usually but I think in this case the MM2 is a perfectly good mill for homebrewing.
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300 rpm right angle drill with trigger lock...fill the hopper and walk away. Highly recommended. Merry Christmas!

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