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Offline nateo

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Northern brewer flat-rate shipping on grain sacks?
« on: April 13, 2012, 03:00:54 PM »
Hey guys,
I ordered a 55lb sack of grain from Northern Brewer. In my cart it estimated shipping at about $26. I added a few more items and checked the shipping estimate again, and it gave me the $7.99 flat rate. Is their cart buggy, or do you get flat-rate shipping if you spend over a certain amount with them?
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Re: Northern brewer flat-rate shipping on grain sacks?
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2012, 03:07:09 PM »
SHHHH! ;)
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Re: Northern brewer flat-rate shipping on grain sacks?
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2012, 03:10:08 PM »
My LHBS wanted $108 for a special order (they don't carry the Weyermann Bohemian pilsner). Nothern had it in-stock for $67, plus shipping. Even at $26 for shipping it'd still be cheaper than my LHBS. I don't want to rip Northern off, but I don't want to ask them if it's a mistake either. . .
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Re: Northern brewer flat-rate shipping on grain sacks?
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2012, 03:13:09 PM »
I bought a 50 pound bag of 2 row from midwestsupplies for $55 after shipping. I didn't think NB's flat rate applied to sacks.
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Re: Northern brewer flat-rate shipping on grain sacks?
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2012, 03:44:25 PM »
I bought a 50 pound bag of 2 row from midwestsupplies for $55 after shipping. I didn't think NB's flat rate applied to sacks.

That's not a bad price, door-to-door. My LHBS charges $45 for their basic malt, plus the two hours it takes for me to drive there and back, plus the $10 I spend in gas there and back.
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