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Old 01-31-2005, 04:24 PM   #1
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Outside of the obvious and enjoyable method of re-using the empties from your favorite commercial brew, anyone know of a good source for those cardboard 6-pack carriers? I found a couple sites on-line that don't seem too bad.....
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Old 01-31-2005, 04:43 PM   #2
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You could always make some out of lath strips or some other kind of thin wood. You could make cases that way, which I am planning on doing. But why not ask the local liquor stores? I'm sure they throw alot away.

 
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Old 02-08-2005, 03:35 AM   #3
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You could always make some out of lath strips or some other kind of thin wood. You could make cases that way, which I am planning on doing. But why not ask the local liquor stores? I'm sure they throw alot away.
GREAT IDEA, rightwingnut! Sounds like a project for this Saturday!

 
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Old 02-08-2005, 12:55 PM   #4
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I can just get them from my local HBS/Micro brewery. They also sell their blank bottles for 5.00 a case, or 2.40 for a case of returned bottles.

 
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Old 02-08-2005, 03:52 PM   #5
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I can just get them from my local HBS/Micro brewery. They also sell their blank bottles for 5.00 a case, or 2.40 for a case of returned bottles.
$5 for a case? That's awesome! My HBS charges $9.75 for 24 12 oz. bottles......
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Old 02-08-2005, 04:31 PM   #6
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Yeah man, the first time i went there to buy some I was looking at the fancier ones that are like 10-20 a case , then he was like or you can buy our blanks for $5 a case. I said sweet, ill take those!! I love that place, theyre the cheapest around and have the freshest supplies. Even have a digital scale and a mill you can use....although most places probably have them but i think its cool.

 
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