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Old 01-17-2013, 07:58 PM   #1
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Where do you all store your brewing equipment? Just looking for creative ideas to help me find a place for all my stuff. SWMBO wont be happy for long if it continues to take up random space in the kitchen and garage.


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Old 01-17-2013, 08:04 PM   #2
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I keep all mine in a junk armour...free standing closet in the basement. My burner stays outside in the garage. Brewday is a bit of a pain as much of the gear gets hauled up and outside, but the garage is too small to keep it all in. Kyle


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Old 01-17-2013, 08:07 PM   #3
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Here's a shot of my old printer stand re-purposed as a fermenter stand/storage unit;
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Empty bottles in the boxes in the corner. I've since started puting full bottles in boxes upstairs where it's more evenly warmer.
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We have a spare bedroom with a closet that's mine and it's stored there.

What I also do is store my wash only stuff (kettle, lid, mash paddle, thermometer) in one area and then store my wash and sanitize stuff together. Since I dont' have burners or things of that sort it's easier.

At my brother's we stash everything under the basement stairs, out of sight out of mind.
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I have a corner in the garage for my brewing things and tools. And whatever the wife wants put away
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I have a few plastic totes that I. put all of e equipment, extra grain, and other stuff in. Stack them on shelves in the basement with my brew pots.
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I have way more equipment than any of the pictures here. I have a couple of shelving racks full of various equipment and whatnot, and the brew kettle, pump, filter, and associated hoses stay on my makeshift brewstand which is actually a portable scaffold.
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Thanks for the ideas guys. Definitely will help me figure out what I am going to do. Probably will be on Craigslist looking when I get back from vacation.
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Buckets, pots and burner on shelves in the garage, buckets and pots covered with upside down bags to keep 'em clean and dust free. All the miscellaneous stuff in a couple of clear Rubbermaid totes. One is a long shallow one to keep siphons, thiefs, cleaning brushes, spoons, paddles, etc. The other is a standard tub, but it has a shallow insert that drops in that's great for all the little bits I may need at any time. Big stuff down below that I only need on brew days.
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Basement, never enough room.


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