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Old Beer Bottles

Discussion in 'Gear and Equipment' started by mrtona, 17/4/18.

 

  1. mrtona

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    Posted 17/4/18
    Hi
    I was walking out the back of my mates shearing shed and a little way down the creek came across an old rubbish dump that had been uncovered from rain. Sticking out of the soil was a few beer bottles, some in complete state others smashed. A couple are dated 1942, most had dirt and other rubbish in them.
    Could these bottles be cleaned up to use for a brew or would they be too weathered?
    Thanks
     
  2. wide eyed and legless

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    Posted 17/4/18
    Doubt whether the inside would have any damage, is it just for the novelty you want to use the old bottles? Soak in a sodium perborate or percarbonate that should get them shiny and bright.
     
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    Posted 17/4/18
    I'm thinking of using them.
    It's going to take a lot of cleaning.
     
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    Life wasn't meant to be easy.:)
     
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    Posted 17/4/18
    Old rubbish dumps are where you can find valuable items and these isolated are some of the best the bottles may not be worth a fortune but if you find enough plus there are other bottles that can be worth real money.
     
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