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Old 04-13-2007, 09:52 PM   #1
For the love of beer!
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Sep 2005
Cheshire, England
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What's the best homebrew "Score" you've ever made?

I got 8 legal Stainless Kegs (some with beer) for $80.
I keep thinking of selling some. I only use one two at present. One for my keggle and the other to distil...erm...water.

But If I sell them then I doubt I could replace them legally if required for future projects.
I think one or two may became a BBQ/Grill.
Have a beer on me.

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Old 04-13-2007, 11:29 PM   #2
Dirty blonde
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Jan 2005
Twin Cities, MN
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My two best scores so far have been free "stuff".

Got this below from a buddy who moved and didn't want to take it with him

And a guy at work who refused to take any $ (I tried, hard!) to build my 3-tier frame.

(can't figure out why the images won't show in the msg. Bahhh)

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Old 04-13-2007, 11:35 PM   #3
Bernie Brewer
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Feb 2006
Eldorado, WI
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This is definitely my best score. Free is always good!
I like to squeeze the nickle until the buffalo craps-mt rob

"Why don't we get drunk and screw?" Jimmy Buffett

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Old 04-13-2007, 11:40 PM   #4
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Apr 2006
Phoenix, Arizona
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I'll be a suck up.

This place.
Rabbit And Coyote Schwag
Rob - Phoenix Ambassador to Milwaukee
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Ginger Beer for Moscow Mules Bacon Vodka

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Old 04-13-2007, 11:43 PM   #5
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Oct 2005
Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
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From the punch line thread:

"Someone has to pay retail."

That's me.

Even the $10 secondaries I found, went on sale for $6!
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk

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Old 04-14-2007, 02:37 AM   #6
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Jun 2006
Oregon coast
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Yeah I bought two 6 gal BB's w/hi flow valves from a fellow forumite for a helluva deal. Man I love these things!

Disgrunt-Aled Brewery
Primary One-empty
Primary Two-Empty
Secondary One-Empty
Secondary Two-Empty

On Tap: Hobgoblin, Coffee Stout
Bottled: Arrogant Bastard clone, Summit IPA, Apfelwein

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Old 04-14-2007, 03:33 AM   #7
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Feb 2007
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Best for me yet: got the Philco for free Conversion cost a couple of bucks:
She is dirty right now, I know but thats how I like 'em!
"Yes, I am a pirate two hundred years too late. The cannons don't thunder there's nothin' to plunder,
I'm an [under] forty victim of fate, Arriving too late, arriving too late."
-Jimmy Buffet

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Old 04-14-2007, 12:01 PM   #8
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May 2005
Stockbridge, Ga
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This True cooler, I got 3 of them when a vending company abandoned them at work, gave the other 2 to friends who helped me get them out of there.
Do you ever see a motorcycle in front of Therapist's Office???
Insert Name Here Brew Club

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Old 04-14-2007, 12:19 PM   #9
Feb 2006
San Antonio, Texas
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My boss gave me 3 carboys, 3 cornies, reverse flow wort chiller, reverse preasure bottle filler, filter system, books, magazines, and a bunch of other odds and ends.
Töpperwein Brewery

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