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Old 08-08-2012, 06:16 AM   #11
Jan 2012
Needville, Texas
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I love the ingenuity of homebrewers!

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Old 08-08-2012, 10:49 AM   #12
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Dec 2011
, FL
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Originally Posted by dolver View Post
Any way to find these online for folks who don't have Walmarts nearby (NY City)?

They are a little more from Amazon, but at least you don't have to go inside a WalMart to get them.

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Old 08-21-2012, 12:37 PM   #13
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+1 for this thread. I've been using these crates for months and love them. Figured it was worth a bump to say thanks for the idea.
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Old 08-21-2012, 12:49 PM   #14
Sep 2011
Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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I found almost the same crates at Wegmans (grocery Store) for 5.99 and they work great. All my cardboard boxes were falling apart. I can fit 30 bottles in a crate. Didn't even think to use them as a drying rack.

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Old 03-06-2013, 04:05 AM   #15
Feb 2013
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Originally Posted by josh_860brewery
Hay guys today at Walmart I stumbled upon some Sterilite File Crates that can serve a greater purpose...

[*]Each crate easily fits 4-12oz six packs and maybe a few more bottles without the cardboard carriers.[*]They are stackable.[*]If you flip them upside down, the holes are big enough to use them to dry your bottles.[*]Each costs ~$6.50

Works for me, so I bought 3 and maybe a few more soon.
I bought two of these this morning. They definitely come in handy during the whole drying phase.

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Old 09-03-2013, 10:09 PM   #16
Aug 2013
Peoria, IL
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Hey, new member here, haven't brewed my first batch yet, and this thread was a lifesaver. I was hoping to find good storage and drying racks, but these do both, AND are dirt cheap. I assume for back to school, they were under $4 each when I looked today.

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