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#3210585 - 04/01/13 03:52 PM Hit the jackpot lol
catman529
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Some of you know I have a thing for glass bottle soda, especially Sundrop. Well I hit the jackpot today at the Food Saver in Franklin, never seen it this cheap anywhere! And not just 2 or 3 different kinds, they had sundrop, RC, A&W, sunkist, nehi peach, welch's sparkling grape.... Grabbed a few, 85 cents is cheap for a glass bottle, and it's worth paying more than the cans, they taste better.

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#3210587 - 04/01/13 03:55 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: catman529]
Diehard Hunter
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If you ever get to Knoxville, go to Mast General Store. They have all the hard to find bottled drinks in an old style slide top cooler with the bottle opener mounted on the outside. It's fun to sit and watch kids trying to figure out how to open that pesky bottle!

I agree, it does taste better Ina glass bottle, and the peanuts come out easier too!
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#3210589 - 04/01/13 03:56 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: Diehard Hunter]
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Nice find Catman.
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#3210594 - 04/01/13 04:04 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: plinker22]
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Absolutely, Catman. I wouldn't take a Coke in a can if you paid me. Now put a glass bottle Coke in the freezer for about 20 minutes and WOW, it don't get any better than that.

Speaking of glass bottle Cokes, I was looking at some old bottles I have yesterday and they only held 10 ounces vs. the 12 ounces in cans. I would have sworn they were exactly the same size.

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#3210615 - 04/01/13 04:23 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: Hunter 257W]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: Hunter 257W
Absolutely, Catman. I wouldn't take a Coke in a can if you paid me. Now put a glass bottle Coke in the freezer for about 20 minutes and WOW, it don't get any better than that.

Speaking of glass bottle Cokes, I was looking at some old bottles I have yesterday and they only held 10 ounces vs. the 12 ounces in cans. I would have sworn they were exactly the same size.
older bottles from the 50s only held 6 or 6.5 ounces. Gradually increased size over time...
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#3210619 - 04/01/13 04:26 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: catman529]
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I wouldn't mine having one of those RCs
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#3210685 - 04/01/13 05:49 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: easy45]
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Kudos, Captain Cat Sparrow, on finding ye the treasure!
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#3210726 - 04/01/13 06:10 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: Nimrod777]
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Peach Nehi!!!! Memories...
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#3210761 - 04/01/13 06:35 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: EastTNHunter]
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Sun drop in the bottle is awesome! NBC Forrest could buy them by the case. I would put up 2-3 cases every time I saw him...sure miss him
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#3210770 - 04/01/13 06:43 PM Re: Hit the jackpot lol [Re: A.Hall]
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When i worked at Coke they had the old glass bottle machine for 25 cents.. Of course the didnt have sun drop. just coke, diet coke and mello yello
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