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bmunos 09-20-2012 02:36 AM

I hit the DIY JACKPOT!
 
Im having a good week. I went to a local pawn shop to buy a 110 lincoln mig welder and a guy walks in to sell his hobart 187 handler welder that was brand new!!! He asked for 100 bucks and the pawn guy accepted (Quickly). I overheard an offered the pawn shop 150 bucks and he greatly accepted!! THEN my neighbor heard me cutting my new keggles and asked me what i was doing. When I told him I was building a brewery he asked if he could help. I offered him a beer and he told me he has had 1/8 inch square steel tubing sitting in his garage for over a year. I asked to buy it and he told me i could have it for 5 gallons of homebrew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Great week! ill be posting some updates on the stand!

http://i383.photobucket.com/albums/o...pse23996ac.jpg

inhousebrew 09-20-2012 02:52 AM

I have no experience/knowledge of welding so I really have no idea what you are talking about but that sounds like a sweet day!

ravhawk2000 09-20-2012 02:54 AM

u must be sleeping on a bed of 4 leaf clovers, lmao. Good timing on your week's events!

theonetrueruss 09-20-2012 04:01 AM

score!

bmunos 09-20-2012 04:04 AM

haha thank you! I can't believe my luck!

SenorPepe 09-20-2012 04:05 AM

rad helmet too

Gitmoe 09-20-2012 11:17 AM

Nice FJ... and great score.

rekoob 09-20-2012 11:33 AM

Awesome find. I dind't even think about going to a pawn shop to look for a welder when I got mine! crap!

Fordzilla 09-20-2012 12:07 PM

Great find

fall-line 09-20-2012 04:36 PM

WOW, that is awesome! Nice find. You must have been saving up some serious karma!

I've been watching craigslist for a similar welder for quite a while now, and planning paying.. well a lot more than that!


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