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Alcohol + car = ?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Weebs, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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    So is there a legal limit to how much alcohol a person can bring across the oregon border? I'm bringing a car up from cali this week and I'd like to weigh it down with some vising liquids :)
     
  2. torpedoman

    torpedoman land of corrupt politicians Member

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    you'll be good as long as none is open.
     
  3. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Whats so special about Alcohol in California? I could understand if you were buying it in Mexico cheap.
     
  4. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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    Thanks Torpedoman! That's what I wanted to hear.

    Trlsmn: less alcohol tax (if any). Makes it cost effective to buy it down there. Plus you can get it at wal-mart.
     
  5. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    Less tax in CA, also you can buy it in any store, so the mark up is less.
     
  6. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    I was shocked the first time I saw Liquor on the store shelves in Cali and also when I went to Canada and couldn't find beer in any store.
     
  7. Mutoman

    Mutoman North Bend Active Member

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    I think you are okay as long as you don't go over the 10,000#, then you'll need some sort of hauling permit. LOL
     
  8. Yester

    Yester Troutdale Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Its kinda cool walking into a 7-Eleven and saying "yeah all talk a fifth of jack" to go along with your beefstick.... lol
     
  9. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    If you're coming back up 101, All Star Liquors in Smith River, CA has good prices and selection.
     
  10. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Moses Lake, WA Active Member

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    There is the little matter of the WA State law that you have to pay the WA sales tax when you bring it in. There have been police stops at the Idaho border in the past to grab such "importers."

    Pops
     
  11. Wenis

    Wenis Tri-Cities, WA Member

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    At WSU, the kegs are cheaper 8 miles across the border in Moscow. Not uncommon to register a keg in an Idaho address and bring it across, though it's illegal.
     
  12. Weebs

    Weebs Clackamas County Member

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    We're actually just talking about this in the chat room. This is what followed me home. This is like a 3 year supply for me... Or 1 good party :)