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Old 02-09-2013, 10:04 AM   #1
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Let's say you received a bonus of $1,000 that was not expected and your swmbo was ok with you using it all for brewing stuff to upgrade brewing equipment. What would buy?
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Old 02-09-2013, 10:18 AM   #2
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Old 02-09-2013, 10:24 AM   #3
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It depends on what you have. In my current situation I'd buy a chest freezer to turn into a keezer.
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Old 02-09-2013, 12:40 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by DanH

Maybe pay to have a stand made

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Old 02-09-2013, 12:46 PM   #5
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Faucets, gas hardware, and everything else I need to start kegging. I already have the chest freezer with a collar and the kegs, I just need the stuff to get beer out of the kegs and into my glass.

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Old 02-09-2013, 12:52 PM   #6
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Five bottles of Sam Adams Utopias

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Old 02-09-2013, 01:00 PM   #7
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This: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/weld...-stand-174224/

... and some burners and a march pump.
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:38 PM   #8
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I'd finish my mancave. Fridge,table/chairs,HDTV for the wall,& some french doors.
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:52 PM   #9
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Depends on what you have. If I didn't have a structure with a pump....This one be #1 for equipment. Money spent for #1 product improvement, then ferment control.My pumps and structure are rate as a best purchase. My ferment freezer was the best investment in my beer. A stirplate, 5000ml flask, and fermentation control goes a long way. that could be had for max $200. I say 5000 because of a one size fits all. I'm now at the if I had 1K now, conical no doubt. My next piece of equipment.
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:52 PM   #10
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What ever you get, you might want to throw a little her way just because she seems good enough to let you spend it the way you want.

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