Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Here to spend a ton of money...
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-14-2011, 09:00 PM   #1
DoubleFisted
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Muscatine, Iowa
Posts: 176
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default Here to spend a ton of money...

So I finally am going to purchase all the things that I have wanted for awhile and do them in one big lump some. My question is, is there any companys out there that someone would like to refer me to? Is there any company that has coupon codes, or give you a percentage off if you buy more? I am looking to spend near 500 dollars today. I am looking at getting some bulkheads, false bottoms, some more corney kegs, some propane burners. Also is there anything out there that you think a brew stand MUST have? I need some ideas !


__________________
Cheers!

Brew Master Alderin
DoubleFisted Brew
DoubleFisted is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2011, 09:07 PM   #2
BendBrewer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Bend, Oregon
Posts: 3,169
Liked 75 Times on 58 Posts
Likes Given: 23

Default

I suggest that you buy slowly or you'll end up with crap you don't need or of a quality you don't want. Plus it is more fun that way. Took me a year to go from stove top to a single tier with lots of steps along the way. It was a blast going to the store every weekend. Now that I have a complete system, it's getting a little boring. All I do now is brew and clean. I love the builds.


BendBrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2011, 09:13 PM   #3
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,969
Liked 309 Times on 160 Posts
Likes Given: 7

Default

Take your time, build your list, compare prices with shipping. When you have it, I'd submit your list to a couple of vendors that support HBT and ask them for their best deal.

Fragen kostet nichts!
German for Ask not, and ye shall not receive or It doesn't cost anything to ask.
EdWort is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2011, 09:24 PM   #4
DoubleFisted
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Muscatine, Iowa
Posts: 176
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Here is my issue I get two weeks of vacation a year all my other times is devoted to my work and cleaning the house, rebuilding, etc. I have these two weeks to build my brew stand so this is why I need to buy things now. :S I have the money just looking to get some good items
__________________
Cheers!

Brew Master Alderin
DoubleFisted Brew
DoubleFisted is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2011, 09:30 PM   #5
BendBrewer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Bend, Oregon
Posts: 3,169
Liked 75 Times on 58 Posts
Likes Given: 23

Default

What type of stand are you looking to build? What do you already have?
BendBrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2011, 09:30 PM   #6
Golddiggie
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
Golddiggie's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Between here and there, and everywhere
Posts: 12,063
Liked 483 Times on 423 Posts
Likes Given: 266

Default

Build your hardware list, if you haven't already, then look up those items on the vendors posted in the section of the main site... Compare end costs across them and see who can offer you the better total deal. I'm sure there will be some that will charge more than others on items. I doubt you'll be able to get everything from just a single vendor. Unless you get lucky, or don't mind paying a bit more for some of the items.

Personally, I compare prices across a couple of online vendors, as well as local sources. I prefer to get what I can locally, when the price is close to what it would cost from the online store. If the local is charging too much, then I'll just order it online. Just be sure to factor in shipping costs with those online orders. That's usually where the difference gets made up...
__________________
Hopping Tango Brewery

跟猴子比丟屎 ・ Gun HOE-tze bee DIO-se

On Tap: Caramel Ale, Mocha Porter II, MO SMaSH IPA
Waiting/Carbonating: 12.5% Wee Honey II, 8.9% Old Ale, English Brown Ale, Lickah ESB, Mocha Porter II
Fermenting
K1:
K2: Epic mead
K3: TripSix
On Deck: Caramel Ale
Aging:mead
Mead [bottled]:Oaked Wildflower Traditional, Mocha Madness, Blackberry Melomel, maple wine
Golddiggie is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2011, 09:34 PM   #7
Pappers_
Moderator
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Pappers_'s Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Chicago
Posts: 12,759
Liked 1247 Times on 856 Posts
Likes Given: 2399

Default

I like Ed's idea. Send the list of what you want to a couple of vendors and see what they say. Pick the ones that look good to you from the vendor's list here http://www.homebrewtalk.com/vendors/


Pappers_ is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
$1,000 to spend. What to buy jcwalsh General Beer Discussion 20 12-26-2010 05:03 AM
if you had some cash to spend beerbelay General Beer Discussion 24 05-19-2010 09:31 PM
Spend my $$$ on going AG or kegging? Fishin-Jay General Beer Discussion 25 05-03-2010 05:39 PM
best way to spend $200? trailblazer General Beer Discussion 3 12-19-2009 08:11 PM
$100 to spend Prickle General Beer Discussion 8 08-08-2009 08:06 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS