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Old 06-16-2012, 07:17 PM   #21
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Had to pick up a few 300 gal totes!!
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:23 AM   #22
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We're on the west coast, and you are welcome to play in our 1/2 acre
What part? California?
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Old 06-17-2012, 11:24 AM   #23
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Do you have a well or pond by your hops? How much did those totes cost ya a piece? I got my three for 80 total though the guy gave me a good deal.

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Old 06-17-2012, 01:52 PM   #24
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Do you have a well or pond by your hops? How much did those totes cost ya a piece? I got my three for 80 total though the guy gave me a good deal.
These will be filled via transfer pump by river. U def got a hell of a deal. My area these things normally bring anywhere from 80-150 each. I actually drove up ur way to hanover area to pick those up at $45 each. Im happy w that. If u have a line on cheaper ones. Im looking to prob pick up 5-10 more to always have on hand.
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Old 06-17-2012, 02:01 PM   #25
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So here Are the before pictures of the farm. The beautiful blueridge mountains in the background. Wonderful farm dog. Her name is mollie. Th phd digger works wonders. Our holes were able to dig at about 2-3 holes per min at about 24-30" deep. As always have hit a few snags w some rocks on a few holes but still well below 2' down when hitting them. More pictures to come as we get things better set up.

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Old 06-17-2012, 06:14 PM   #26
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What part? California?
San Luis Obispo, California
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Old 06-17-2012, 06:35 PM   #27
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No way! I'm in Santa Maria. Are you guys selling your hops?

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Everything sans a few plants are first year, so it will really depend on this years harvest, but I'm sure we will need extra interested hands to help pick.
Our goal is to expand our field by two times, annually.

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Old 06-18-2012, 04:29 AM   #29
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Would you be interested in trade. Ill come help harvest for some hops. It would definitely be worth the day trip from hayward.
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These will be filled via transfer pump by river. U def got a hell of a deal. My area these things normally bring anywhere from 80-150 each. I actually drove up ur way to hanover area to pick those up at $45 each. Im happy w that. If u have a line on cheaper ones. Im looking to prob pick up 5-10 more to always have on hand.
If I can find the number of the guy I bought mine off he would probably give you a deal if you bought 10 of them. I'll look for it when I get off work.

Did you secure a place to get posts from yet? I need to find a place that has a good deal on posts.
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