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Old 05-10-2012, 02:29 PM   #1
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Default Used 2.5- 3 Gal kegs?

Looking to start kegging. I'm tired of bottling. Does anyone know of place I could pick up some 2.5-3 gallon kegs. The new ones are expensive!


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Old 05-10-2012, 03:06 PM   #2
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So are the used ones, sorry. Are you limited to that size? If not, you can get two (sometimes three) 5 gallon cornies for the price of a decent 3 gallon. YMMV.


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2.5 and 3 gal kegs weren't used for 20 years by the soda pop industry...so they only really exist as 'new' or 'like new' from homebrewers that bought one new.

the used 5 gals are getting scarce so even they aren't cheap like in the past (you used to be able to get 4 cornies, shipped, for $100)
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the used 5 gals are getting scarce so even they aren't cheap like in the past (you used to be able to get 4 cornies, shipped, for $100)
4 for $100? You used to be able to get them 10 for $100.

But I never see the smaller kegs cheap. They usually sell for close to the price of a new one.
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