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Old 04-01-2008, 09:38 PM   #1
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Man I am really just here to vent!!!!!

I want to upgrade from my current Turkey fryer to a more powerful burner. How about I waited patiently to buy this Burner from Bayou classic's website (said it was not available until 3/30) On 3/31 It changed to 4/20 or something!!!!!!!!!

I had already scoured the net and came up empty until yesterday when I found Agi supply. com.....Whoooo HOooo I called and they have 630 yes 630 units!!!!

I go to order and these M*($%^F&*@#*@ want 21.50 for shipping. That is freaking outrageous when I know it won't cost more than 8-10 through UPS (Whom they use)
I used to work for them and that my friends is crazy.....but I guess It is now a matter of supply and demand...know one else has a supply so they can demand anything they want for shipping, LOL

Time for a home brew!!! No how about some Apfelwien

Until next time
Hoppy Brewing!!!


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Old 04-01-2008, 09:58 PM   #2
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I had one shipped last year and it arrived pretty banged up, had to do a bunch of straightning. They dont come boxed well enough for shipping and I read someone else got one that way too. I doubt anyone is going to double box it for you. If I had to do it over again I would have looked harder for a local one and paid more for it.
They are heavy and thats about what the shipping was on mine too.



 
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Old 04-01-2008, 10:03 PM   #3
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I got mine from here
They packaged the box inside of another with some packing material around it. BTW, they are backordered there right now.

 
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Old 04-01-2008, 11:47 PM   #4
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go with amazon. I had not complaints. FWIW, when you see how frickin' beastly that burner is....you'll know exactly why they want so much to ship it

 
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Old 04-01-2008, 11:57 PM   #5
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Looks to be back ordered as well but they have free shipping when they come in. I ordered mine from them with no complaints.
http://www.csnstores.com/Bayou-Class...5-BAY1014.html
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Old 04-02-2008, 12:15 AM   #6
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I'm trying to get one too but can't find someone with them in stock
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Old 04-02-2008, 12:56 AM   #7
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I bought my Banjo from Amazon for $25 plus free shipping, I love this burner.
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Old 04-02-2008, 01:18 AM   #8
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I bought my Banjo from Amazon for $25 plus free shipping, I love this burner.
For the whole thing? (burner, stand, regulator/hose) Or just the burner element?

 
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Old 04-02-2008, 02:34 AM   #9
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Turns out they are based here in Jackson MS. I'm going to find out if I can get the dang thing on the cheap and cut out the middle man...

ANYWAYS, I just received one and cannot figure out how to get the air shutter on with the spring.
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:42 AM   #10
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ANYWAYS, I just received one and cannot figure out how to get the air shutter on with the spring.
threaded brass vaporizer thingy-->air shutter-->spring-->burner

You gotta compress the spring to geth the brass thingy to the burner.



 
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