The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > my 3 tier rig

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-06-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
wolfe006
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 22
Default my 3 tier rig

I spent the last month building a 3 tier brew tree. I spent a little more that I was hoping to and now I got the credit card companies calling... I need to try to sell it to get a little cash to try to pay some bills... I have no idea what to ask for the rig, i'd appreciate any advice on what to ask for it. Anyways heres the description of what I built;

The base is built out of 2"x2" steel box and measures 3'x4'. The vertical post is 3"x3" box and stands approx 6'6" tall. (yes i know it may be over engineered, but its super heavy duty and looks awesome) The three shelves are also made out of 2"x2" box. Each shelf has 170,000 btu burners that are hard plumbed onto the rig and its set up to run propane. I've gotten to use it a couple times, and it works great.

tree - HomeBrewTalk Gallery

tree2 - HomeBrewTalk Gallery

__________________
wolfe006 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 05:44 PM   #2
samc
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Portland OR
Posts: 5,420
Liked 53 Times on 50 Posts
Likes Given: 29

Default

What did it cost you in materials & time? I would guess that if I paid a local welder to build the stand it would cost $400, then add in the cost of burners & piping. So $600 max for me to duplicate that without having any welding skills - which I don't. I would ask $500 or best offer and take it from there.

Since you have it listed for $800 on craigslist and have not sold it I guess that is the wrong price. You also show different specs for your burner BTU's, so are you guessing or do you know the real numbers?

__________________
samc is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 05:52 PM   #3
wolfe006
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 22
Default

i was just guessing on the burner specs when i posed it on craigslist, i looked up the actual btus when i made that post on here.

__________________
wolfe006 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 06:06 PM   #4
jonp9576
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Lansdale, PA
Posts: 1,348
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

wow. $500. that seems like a lot to me. it looks just like mine. if you get $500 for it let us know. i'll start making them. i can probably make them for under $200 plus my time, but i like welding, and i am always looking for an excuse to weld, so i dont even count the labor

__________________

On Tap:warrior apa
On Tap: crystal light
On Tap:BM's centenial blonde
"Just remember that the real enemy here are those wine drinking pussies."-BierMuncher

jonp9576 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 06:13 PM   #5
wolfe006
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 22
Default

i was sure hoping for more than $500... but if thats it i guess i'd try it. i just based my first asking price off from the one that morebeer sells. i think they're asking 1600? anyways, i guess i'm open to offers....

__________________
wolfe006 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 06:19 PM   #6
jonp9576
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Lansdale, PA
Posts: 1,348
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

that price on the morebeer site includes kettles doesnt it?

__________________

On Tap:warrior apa
On Tap: crystal light
On Tap:BM's centenial blonde
"Just remember that the real enemy here are those wine drinking pussies."-BierMuncher

jonp9576 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 06:23 PM   #7
wolfe006
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 22
Default

i think it does. i've got 3 keggles that i'd sell along with it

__________________
wolfe006 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 06:27 PM   #8
jonp9576
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Lansdale, PA
Posts: 1,348
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

wow, if tey get that much for those stands i guess i am now officially in the business of making 3 tier rigs. there is too much money in it not to.

__________________

On Tap:warrior apa
On Tap: crystal light
On Tap:BM's centenial blonde
"Just remember that the real enemy here are those wine drinking pussies."-BierMuncher

jonp9576 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 06:39 PM   #9
Yuri_Rage
Gritty.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yuri_Rage's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Southwest
Posts: 13,893
Liked 598 Times on 370 Posts
Likes Given: 54

Default

If you're including the stand, keggles, and burners, $500 is more than fair.

__________________
Homebrewed Blog..........YouTube Channel .......... Shirts, posters, etc
Yuri_Rage is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-06-2009, 08:15 PM   #10
jonp9576
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Lansdale, PA
Posts: 1,348
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

if your including all of that, and comparing to the prices of morebeer your almost giving it away

__________________

On Tap:warrior apa
On Tap: crystal light
On Tap:BM's centenial blonde
"Just remember that the real enemy here are those wine drinking pussies."-BierMuncher

jonp9576 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1 tier vs 2 tier vs 3 tier kman42 DIY Projects 2 10-28-2009 04:45 PM
My two tier build nostalgia DIY Projects 14 06-28-2009 04:46 PM
3-Tier AND Single-tier in one menschmaschine DIY Projects 21 04-26-2009 01:26 AM
3 tier kdp Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 09-22-2008 04:07 PM
Cost of a 3 tier set up. Orfy All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 1 12-07-2005 12:24 AM