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Old 06-06-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 06-06-2009, 05:44 PM   #2
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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?



 
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Old 06-06-2009, 05:52 PM   #3
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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.

 
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:06 PM   #4
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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
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:13 PM   #5
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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....

 
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:19 PM   #6
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that price on the morebeer site includes kettles doesnt it?
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:23 PM   #7
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i think it does. i've got 3 keggles that i'd sell along with it

 
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:27 PM   #8
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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.
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:39 PM   #9
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If you're including the stand, keggles, and burners, $500 is more than fair.
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Old 06-06-2009, 08:15 PM   #10
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if your including all of that, and comparing to the prices of morebeer your almost giving it away


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