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Old 10-24-2006, 08:57 PM   #1
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Just baught a small 3gal carboy for 25 bucks...

Man, you guys are so good at peer pressure!

Now, i got the carboy, air locks, and the wine yeasts comming....

 
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Old 10-24-2006, 09:01 PM   #2
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Now, can we pressure you into a little bit of patience?

You'll have a much, MUCH better product doing this the right way, and giving it enough time. You'll have something to get you buzzed that's also pretty high quality.
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Old 10-24-2006, 09:09 PM   #3
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We can try. I allready gotta wait for the stuff to come in the mail...

Obvously high priority UPS!

until then, my ghetto rig is only getting better!

 
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Old 10-25-2006, 09:30 PM   #4
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Ouch $25 for a 3 - gallon carboy? You can get 5 gal glass carboys at the swap meet for $4 each. Or a new one for around $20.

I am assuming that nothing else came with the carboy or did that price include shipping?

 
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Old 10-25-2006, 09:36 PM   #5
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Depends on where you buy it. My last 5 gallon was $23, I think, at the HBS. My 3s were $20, I think. Don't always have the luxury of waiting for a garage sale or for something to show up on Craigslist.
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Old 10-29-2006, 08:26 AM   #6
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Ouch $25 for a 3 - gallon carboy? You can get 5 gal glass carboys at the swap meet for $4 each. Or a new one for around $20.

I am assuming that nothing else came with the carboy or did that price include shipping?
Included shipping.

Like 18 bucks for it at eckrauss

 
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