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    Posted 10 years ago

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    There is someone I know that put himself in a bit of a quandry. He loves to collect beer cans and his collection was getting to be a bit too much for his wife. So she said if you want to keep your cans and/or continue to collect them, then build your own house!! She was okay with it as long as an additional kitchen was built into it so she could do her canning. So he did. Right next to the one he lives in and he called it "The Beer Can House". He has even been on television because of the enormity of his collection which seems to be the largest in the world. He still has to contact Guinness to verify.

    The house actually has 2 bathrooms, a shower, kitchen, and 4 bedrooms. Each bedroom is named after the beer cans that are in it. For example the Pacific Rim room that I stayed in while I was there shown in the picture above. The wall in each and every room has row upon row of beer cans. Some walls even slide to reveal other cans. The upstairs also has a stage set up for bands to play. He is a musician and at times will have benefit concerts here with him playing or other bands.

    There are so many rooms and so many cans that these pictures completely fail to reflect the massive amount of cans displayed and collected. He even had to build an addition onto the house in the back for more cans. I did my best to give each of you an idea of what is there and how it looks. The cans include both foreign and US mainly from the 1930's ,1940's, and 50's with cones and flats.

    I also put up another show and tell to show some more pics for those of you that are interested.

    A perfect example of collecting gone completely mad!!! Thank you for looking. My friend thanks you as well. And have a blessed day my friends! : )

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    1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 10 years ago
      That my friend, is a SERIOUS Collector !
    2. vanskyock24 vanskyock24, 10 years ago
      i will drink to that pops
    3. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Collector's Gone Wild!!! vansksy you, Pop, and I can all drink to that.... : )
    4. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Thank you ttomtucker. I hope all is good in your neck of the woods. May the week ahead be your best yet..... : )
    5. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 10 years ago
      Ive seen this guy's website, pretty crazy.
    6. bahamaboy bahamaboy, 10 years ago
      What an awesome collection. I've seen other similar to this but not on this grandiose scale. WOW is about all I can say.
    7. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Oilman, officialfuel, pwsest, rocker, Ebayman, Viking, Vintage, bahama, and Savoy I am so grateful and appreciative of all of you loving or liking this post.

      Yeah Vikingfan he does have a website and it is crazy.

      bahamaboy it is completely insane! It really does blow your mind that so many variations of beer have been made throughout history and they are all pretty much in one place. Quite a spectacle to see.....
    8. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Vontrike thanks for showin some love with the post I made. Have a great and safe evening....
    9. StihlCollector StihlCollector, 10 years ago
      WOW! electo, That is what I call a serious collector. Great!
    10. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Thank you Stihl!! As serious as you can get I think my friend.... : )
    11. kerry10456 kerry10456, 10 years ago
      Fab ,serious collector, love the comitment
    12. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      kerry thanks for the love. I don't think you can get any more committed then this..... : )
    13. steelhead, 10 years ago
      When a collection goes this far it is like an obsession. Shows his passion for his collection. Truly amazing!!! I will definitely check out your other post with more pics and look for the website.
    14. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Thanks for showin some love steelhead. Yeah I would certainly say he is very passionate about beer cans. I appreciate the post. Take care my friend.... : )
    15. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Thank you for showin some love chevy59.....
    16. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Youngpicker96 thank you so much once again for showin some more love towards the items I have posted. Have an awesome day!
    17. electobacco electobacco, 10 years ago
      Esther110 and MarilynD826 I thank you for coming by and showing some love for this post. Please make sure to have an awesome day and week ahead! : )
    18. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 7 years ago
      A m a z i n g!!!!!!!!!!!!
    19. electobacco electobacco, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the love Pat and Virginia! I just noticed from your post that it is being featured on the FB page PatSea. Thank you for making me aware. Cool Stuff! :)
    20. electobacco electobacco, 7 years ago
      Thanks for passing by and the love Sean! :)
    21. electobacco electobacco, 7 years ago
      For those of you that enjoyed this post there are additional pictures of the Beer Can House at "Part Deux". :)
    22. electobacco electobacco, 7 years ago
      Thanks for loving the post Phil. I appreciate you taking a peek as well. It looks even more cool in person. Have an awesome day my friend! :)

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