Re: $5 !
- If you start selling your homemade beer, wine or jam for that matter
without paying tax, see what happens!
Some laws cannot be enforced - such as distilling for personal use
--- In email@example.com, "txbajabill" <txbajabill@y...>
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Austin Smith"<asmith1@b...>
> > If you're in the States, you're looking at 5 years Federal time
> a minimum. You better hope that the individual you're selling tobe
> doesn't get in some kind of trouble himself. When they ask what he
> can give them, he'll most definitely give them you.
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> "Withdraws,  uses, sells, or otherwise disposes of distilled
> spirits produced under section 5181 for other than fuel use; shall
> fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned not more than 5 years,or
> both, for each such offense."business
> "Whenever any person engaged in or carrying on the business of a
> distiller defrauds, attempts to defraud, or engages in such
> with intent to defraud the United States of the tax on the spiritsmore
> distilled by him, or of any part thereof, he shall be fined not
> than $10,000, or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both. NoArchaic
> discontinuance or nolle prosequi of any prosecution under this
> section shall be allowed without the permission in writing of the
> Attorney General"
> So, that's not more than $10,000 and not more than 5 years for two
> crimes (illicit distillation and tax fraud), plus penalties for
> violating state laws.
> Sucks huh. Especially considering it's legal to make the alcohol in
> the form of beer or wine, but not legal to simply purify it.
> laws of an antiquated penal code. Ain't the U.S.A great! LAND OFTHE
> FREE! (I love my country, don't get me wrong, though the government
> could use a little work)
- --- In email@example.com, "Austin Smith" <asmith1@b...>
> If you're in the States, you're looking at 5 years Federal time ata minimum. You better hope that the individual you're selling to
doesn't get in some kind of trouble himself. When they ask what he
can give them, he'll most definitely give them you.
Assuming he ain't "one of them" himself. With this hobby, a certain
amount of paranoia is a healthy instinct.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Michael Horowitz
> I'd like to clean the inside of a siphoning hose; about 3/8 ID.I keep all my plastics i.e. hoses, funnels, taps , seals etc. in a
> Any suggestions? - Mike
20 litre bucket filled with water and 1 cup of bleach. When I need
them, I just rinse them off with fresh water. When finished using,
rinse again and return to the bucket. Keeps things squeaky clean
and mould free. Change the water/bleach solution about once every
Don't do this with copper items, they'll go black. For copper,
clean with vinegar then rinse with water.