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6.5 gal widemouth glass carboy on craigslist
« on: November 14, 2014, 01:41:49 PM »
I have made a deal with a guy on craigslist for two wide mouth 6.5 gal glass fermenters (20 bucks ea). I realized this morning looking at the add that they have purple (ish) lids. He said they were new but has anyone seen these being sold with purple lids? I only see white lids. Just wondering where these are from? Anyone have any reviews on these seems like a good idea to me from a cleaning standpoint. Link

http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/for/4752001504.html
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Re: 6.5 gal widemouth glass carboy on craigslist
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2014, 01:54:04 PM »
I know I've seen them on alibaba before. I am guessing northern brewer sources them from a manufacture in China and that the product already existed. Northern brewer may have designed the two piece lid.

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Re: 6.5 gal widemouth glass carboy on craigslist
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2014, 01:55:53 PM »
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Re: 6.5 gal widemouth glass carboy on craigslist
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2014, 01:57:23 PM »
I know I've seen them on alibaba before. I am guessing northern brewer sources them from a manufacture in China and that the product already existed. Northern brewer may have designed the two piece lid.

You think they are a safe bet @ 20 bucks each?
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Re: 6.5 gal widemouth glass carboy on craigslist
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2014, 02:27:59 PM »
I know I've seen them on alibaba before. I am guessing northern brewer sources them from a manufacture in China and that the product already existed. Northern brewer may have designed the two piece lid.

You think they are a safe bet @ 20 bucks each?
No idea really. They could very well be from the same manufacture.


I found this from Beverage Factory - http://www.beveragefactory.com/draftbeer/home-brew/18-liter-glass-jar.html
and this from an HBS in Canada - https://www.everwoodavebrewshop.com/product/6-5-gallon-wide-mouth-glass-fermenter/

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Re: 6.5 gal widemouth glass carboy on craigslist
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2014, 01:42:42 AM »
These are actually 5.5 gallons. I picked up a couple from this gentlemen and he got them through the local brewery store Brew and Grow, that he used to work at.

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Re: 6.5 gal widemouth glass carboy on craigslist
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2014, 06:28:41 PM »
These are actually 5.5 gallons. I picked up a couple from this gentlemen and he got them through the local brewery store Brew and Grow, that he used to work at.

I am very happy with the quality of these. For 20 bucks im not complaining!!!
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