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Discussion in 'Beer Trading Talk & Help' started by mrcraft, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. mrcraft

    mrcraft Poobah (1,010) California Dec 15, 2012 Beer Trader

    I'm new at trading, and while I think I have a decent idea of relative beer values, I'm not sure if I'm bringing enough to the table. I'm looking for Zombie Dust, Dreadnaught & Hopslam. I have RR PtE + Damnation for trade. I don't know what people in Indiana pay for their FFF's. I wanted to get feedback before I do the FT:ISO thread. Thx.
     
  2. That should work once you match up $4$
     
  3. mrcraft

    mrcraft Poobah (1,010) California Dec 15, 2012 Beer Trader

    thanks, sir.
     
  4. MrKennedy

    MrKennedy Advocate (690) Australia Dec 29, 2006 Beer Trader

    Brewery prices are:

    Zombie Dust @ $10 a 6 pack, or $35 for a case of 24.
    Dreadnaught @ $10 a bomber
     
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  5. You might have trouble finding someone willing to spend $10 to ship $20 worth of beer.
     
  6. I assume he has multiples of each.
     
  7. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    I shipped a $10 bomber for $12. =)
     
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  8. Mjmoser

    Mjmoser Savant (420) Illinois May 6, 2012

    Just think about how easy said beer is for a local to get and how much it cost them. The beers you mention are pretty easily obtainable for someone in Chicago or NWI....but we don't get any RR beers. Just make sure you send and receive freshies....
     
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  9. mrcraft

    mrcraft Poobah (1,010) California Dec 15, 2012 Beer Trader

    That's good point. I can get more and receive more. But, I think the fact that I can't get FFF at all in LA, and folks in Indiana or neighboring states can't get RR may outweigh the shipping costs, just so I and someone else can try them for the first time. I probably would not do a similar trade, subsequently.
     
  10. You might have a little better luck sending multiples. I just sent a 6 pack of PtE and some extras to NC. The value of the beer was +/- $50. Shipping was $18. That was a little better ratio.
     
  11. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poobah (1,475) California Mar 18, 2010 Verified

    Sounds promising. You just have to post a FT/ISO and see what happens in reality.
     
  12. gpawned

    gpawned Advocate (510) Illinois Jun 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    Zombie Dust easily ranges from $8.75 (brewery case price/pk) - $15.00/pk (some Chicago bottle shops). Dreadnaught bombers are $10-14 typically. Don't think someone is necessarily trying to rip you off if they claim they paid more.
     
  13. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Savant (425) Texas Apr 11, 2012

    Hopslam is around $18 a sixer from my experience.

    RR goodies should easily trade for FFF goodies and Hopslam as well.