Buying sugar and not looking like its for distilling

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Buying sugar and not looking like its for distilling

Post by BTR Kentucky » Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:04 pm

What's the best way to buy sugar without tipping it off to others? My wife bought me 50lbs and had someone say something to her that he knew what she was doing. She played it off as her being a baker
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Post by rnw349 » Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:22 pm

Tellem it's none of their business. It's perfectly legal to buy 50-100, a ton whatever amount of sugar you want. It's not illegal to buy or have sugar. Don't have a guilty conscience. You'll be fine.

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Post by FullySilenced » Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:26 pm

Church bake sale... do they wanna preorder 12 dozen cookies, 3 pecan pies, and a black forrest cake...

or just saw when the zombie apocalypse hits :shifty: ... fuk you i will have sugar for my sweet tea... and don't bother to come try and borrow a cup.... cause i is :crazy:


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Post by StillLearning1 » Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:27 pm

viewtopic.php?f=15&t=50690

I had the same question at one point. Now I just buy a little at a time in the middle of the night when I get off work.
But what the heck do I know.....I am still learning.

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Post by FreeMountainHermit » Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:00 pm

Buy a small amount each time you go shopping or do the WM thing and get 100lbs at a time but pay cash.
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Post by Truckinbutch » Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:03 pm

StillLearning1 wrote:viewtopic.php?f=15&t=50690

I had the same question at one point. Now I just buy a little at a time in the middle of the night when I get off work.
:lolno: I can just see you in a trench coat sneaking out of a store in the middle of the night with 10# of sugar hidden under your coat :wtf:
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Buying sugar and not looking like its for distilling

Post by joeyfla » Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:08 pm

SAMs club min. Bag is 25 lbs..... Nobody seems to pay attention...don't worry about it. 25lbs will get me 3 fermentations of sweet feed @7 to 8 gallons.

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Post by StillLearning1 » Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:43 pm

Truckinbutch wrote:
StillLearning1 wrote:viewtopic.php?f=15&t=50690

I had the same question at one point. Now I just buy a little at a time in the middle of the night when I get off work.
:lolno: I can just see you in a trench coat sneaking out of a store in the middle of the night with 10# of sugar hidden under your coat :wtf:
Hahaha that's pretty much the scene. I realized that the more sketchy you look the less questions you get asked. And it's easy to do at Walmart. Buy 25lbs sugar, one box of froot loops, and a pack of condoms and go through the line with a big crazy grin at 4am. Cashier won't say shit I promise.
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Post by moosemilk » Fri Mar 18, 2016 3:12 pm

I would have said "yup, you got me. My wife's a diabetic and i figure this is cheaper than divorce. You won't tell, will ya?"

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Post by MichiganCornhusker » Fri Mar 18, 2016 3:20 pm

StillLearning1 wrote:...Buy 25lbs sugar, one box of froot loops, and a pack of condoms and go through the line with a big crazy grin at 4am.
froot loops?? total red flag... :shifty:
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Post by Mudturtle » Fri Mar 18, 2016 3:25 pm

A shitty look on your face 99% guarantees no questions will be asked. And for that 1% a prompt "none of your damn business" will solve that

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Post by StillLearning1 » Fri Mar 18, 2016 3:26 pm

Lmao I stand by the froot loops. I like the different. Yes I'm still making it (as long as I have some corn on oak that is).
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Post by Haus » Fri Mar 18, 2016 3:26 pm

Self check-out is your friend.
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Post by shadylane » Fri Mar 18, 2016 3:29 pm

I used to buy a couple 10 pound bags of sugar, every time I went shopping.
If someone asked, I'd talk about making wine.
Now, I make glucose from cheap grain.

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Post by Truckinbutch » Fri Mar 18, 2016 4:49 pm

I buy 50# of white and 7# of brown at Sam's and then go over to WallyWorld and do the same . Somebody asks in the line about it and first response is keepin up with coolaid and cookies for 7 grandkids . More agressive folks get met with Robert Dinero : 'YOU talkin to me !!! HUH ! YOU talkin to me ?' End of conversation ..................
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Post by jb-texshine » Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:00 pm

Walk in Walmart and buy 20 two pound bags of dark brown sugar and see how they look at you.....
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Post by FreeMountainHermit » Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:09 pm

moosemilk wrote:I would have said "yup, you got me. My wife's a diabetic and i figure this is cheaper than divorce. You won't tell, will ya?"
Kudos to you for being so PC. Divorce is endemic :lol: to our society and guns & knives are just soooo tacky,.....
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Post by whistlewetter » Sat Mar 19, 2016 12:03 am

moosemilk wrote:I would have said "yup, you got me. My wife's a diabetic and i figure this is cheaper than divorce. You won't tell, will ya?"
That is great! :clap:

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Post by moosemilk » Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:04 am

I just noticed original post said it was his wife that was "accused". Same could be applied "my husband, miserable ol cuss he is. I married for money. Sure glad he's diabetic. Think this'll be enough?"

I love sarcasm. Works great at throwing people off from many situations.

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Post by bitter » Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:19 am

lol yeah..

Reminds me need to get to crappy tire. Today sugar is 1.66 for about 4.4 lbs (2kg).

Dooh going to miss it just put summer sausage in the smoker... that will take about 6 hours..

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Post by BTR Kentucky » Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:36 am

Wife is headed to the grocery today while I'm at work with the kids. She is going to get another 25 lb for the big bake sell :roll:
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Post by frodo » Sat Mar 19, 2016 10:41 am

tell the girl you are making lolly pops....does she want a lick?

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Post by ezlle71 » Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:54 pm

My uncles are a local dairy that bottles their own milk. For their chocolate milk they buy sugar by the pallet from SAMs club. I just go and buy some from them. Saves me a 60 mile trip east or west to the nearest SAMs.
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Post by BTR Kentucky » Sat Mar 19, 2016 8:21 pm

Wife picked me up another 25lbs with the kiddos and nothing was said. Seems like it may be my best bet. Wife, grocery shopping, sugar, no one is paying attentions. Normally i have the kids when she goes grocery shopping.
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Post by MDH » Sat Mar 19, 2016 8:46 pm

StillLearning1 wrote:
Truckinbutch wrote:
StillLearning1 wrote:viewtopic.php?f=15&t=50690

I had the same question at one point. Now I just buy a little at a time in the middle of the night when I get off work.
:lolno: I can just see you in a trench coat sneaking out of a store in the middle of the night with 10# of sugar hidden under your coat :wtf:
Hahaha that's pretty much the scene. I realized that the more sketchy you look the less questions you get asked. And it's easy to do at Walmart. Buy 25lbs sugar, one box of froot loops, and a pack of condoms and go through the line with a big crazy grin at 4am. Cashier won't say shit I promise.
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Post by StillLearning1 » Sat Mar 19, 2016 8:59 pm

Lmao MDH!!!

That reminds me of buying beer back in highsc.....

When I was younger. :silent:
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Post by Shine0n » Sun Mar 20, 2016 2:17 am

I live in a town of 450 people, went to the store and bought a 25lb sack and the old man asked... making some moonshine? Lmao Then outside he said I'd love some if ya doing it. Small town ALOT of talk.

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Post by thecroweater » Sun Mar 20, 2016 2:42 am

Shine0n wrote:I live in a town of 450 people, went to the store and bought a 25lb sack and the old man asked... making some moonshine? Lmao Then outside he said I'd love some if ya doing it. Small town ALOT of talk.
Can relate :roll: use to buy it here till some young shiners daughter check out chick says sacks of sugar. Cans of yeast again and no flour. I said yeah making beer she says I be helped my dad and pop plenty of times making "beer" with that yeast (smirk and chuckle). Now no one else was about to hear but I do my shopping in the big smoke now where no one bats an eye lid
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Post by BTR Kentucky » Sun Mar 20, 2016 4:53 am

Same here, small town, would t trade it for anything though.
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Post by True North » Sun Mar 20, 2016 5:11 am

I went to a plumbing store for some 2" fittings. The guy at the counter knew right away. "You building a still or something?" What do you even say?

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