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Old 02-01-2007, 04:33 PM   #1
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Default 10 bucks too much?

Too much to pay for a corny from the scrap yard?

let me know. i paid 5 bucks the time before, and mysteriously the scrap guys says the price has gone up.

Oh well, 10 is still a deal if they have the tops. If he has more than two is anyone else interested in one? I dont think i need three, seeing as how i had a guy I do business with get me three cornys for free from the pepsi bottler.


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Old 02-01-2007, 04:37 PM   #2
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Lowest I've seen is $12 for used but that was a long time ago plus you have to contend with shipping in most cases. I typically paid about $80 for 4 shipped. My LHBS carries them for $35 each.

If it holds pressure then $10 is still a great deal.


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Old 02-01-2007, 04:39 PM   #3
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I pay $20, but they have all the parts and I know they hold pressure. $10 seems ok as long as they have the tops and posts
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Old 02-01-2007, 04:46 PM   #4
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$10 is a great price. Buy them all.
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Old 02-01-2007, 04:52 PM   #5
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leaving right now.

the last one i got from this guy still was pressurized from the soda company.

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I just got back. He had two of them. One had a fairly good size wrinkle or crushed bottom corner, the second one was pretty good. So i offered them 10 for the one and i would take the lid and the posts and dip tube on the second. they said "ok".

I think it should be pretty good once i get It all cleaned up.
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You did good with the lid posts and dip tubes. They often cost as mush as the whole damn thing if purchased separately.
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sounds like a sweet deal.
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What junk yard do you look in?
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Its in Omaha ale.

L and K or L and M i think it is. I head up there to do business fairly often, let me know if you are looking for one and i can pick it up for you. I went from one keg owned and one borrowed from a friend two weeks ago to 6 kegs owned and one borrowed (which i will be returning now) all for 15 bucks. I do not think i need anymore right now, but like anything else with this hobby, i imagine I will need about 6 more kegs in just as many months.


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