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Old 04-26-2006, 02:18 PM   #1
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Anyone know where I can buy some used or new crates like they used to use for the soda bottles? Looking for the plastic ones as I am sure they would be cheaper. My beer boxes are getting a little weak after putting so many bottles in and out of them.....:O But just not sure what they called those things....

 
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Old 04-26-2006, 10:51 PM   #2
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...Milk crates...Dollar General, Walmart

Just make sure they are taller than your bottles.
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Old 04-27-2006, 12:13 AM   #3
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Yes, I have thought of those but I would really like the ones that you can hold a case of 12oz bottles in......

 
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Old 04-27-2006, 12:42 AM   #4
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Don't know if you have anything like a Stewerts where you live.(convienence store/quickie mart type of place) but they have plastic soda cases and yoou might be able to score some there. Late at night, when no ones looking
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Old 04-27-2006, 01:00 AM   #5
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Don't know if you have anything like a Stewerts where you live.(convienence store/quickie mart type of place) but they have plastic soda cases and yoou might be able to score some there. Late at night, when no ones looking
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Old 04-27-2006, 11:40 AM   #6
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I built pine boxes for mine and made them lock together when stacked.

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Old 04-27-2006, 12:14 PM   #7
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Now that's a nifty idea!!! Drill some holes for pegs or something like that? I think I will go that route, then I can attach rope handles to the sides for carry puposes.......

 
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Old 04-27-2006, 12:39 PM   #8
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I'm cheap. I just have scads of cardboard beer boxes that I've scavanged from the trash of local liquor stores and bars. When they wear out, I just throw them out and get more as I need them.

I put a few layers of newspaper in the bottom which helps keep the cardboard from soaking up any moisture.
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Old 04-27-2006, 03:26 PM   #9
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Remember those old soda machines with all the bottle crates stacked nearby for the empties? I got a bunch of those in my garage. Check ebay, they got a lot of stuff like that
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Old 04-27-2006, 03:54 PM   #10
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I saw some crates at K-Mart the other day. they are tall enough for bottles but I'm not sure if they would fit 24 bottles or not. They sold for about $4 a piece.
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