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  1. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Place to buy mason jars and lids?


    Thanks!
     
  2. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    thift stores
     
  3. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    It probably would not hurt to post a "wanted" ad on Criagslist.
     
  4. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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    Goodwill, garage sales, craigslist. I get luck with CL - had someone with a take all ad, ended up being about 200+ jars with lids and rings, extra lids, and they wanted $50. I'm pretty set with jars now [​IMG] Eventually I'll have to order lids, but I'll do a bulk buy and get a few hundred.
     
  5. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Estate and consignment auctions. I got a whole table of them for a dollar once. I gave them away on Freecycle.
     
  6. luvanimals2

    luvanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cari, I have gotten great deals on the Mason Jars at the thrift shops. I have seen them on Craigslist and Freecycle. Sometimes it is just not worth it to drive to get a few jars. Wal-Mart marks them down to get rid of them at the end of the season. I usually will grab the lids at that time. I have seen the case of brand new jars at Wal-Mart for around 3-4 bucks so not bad for new. You just have to be on the lookout for them. A neighbor was moving and left unused cases out on the street so people usually have the intention to can and then don't but they bought the supplies.

    Nancy
     
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Bertoli spaghetti sauce comes in those jars. I clean and save all of them - AND it is the only botlled sauce that is not full of high fructose corn syrup!!
     
  8. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isn't that a jug lid jar though (different top)? I thought you couldn't use ring lids on a jug lid jar...?
     

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