Deep frying a turkey is worth the cost, at least I feel. Also for you folks out there who haven't tried brining you definitely should! I personally like the savory brines better myself, although sweet ones can be good as well.
A typical brine recipe that I might use would be:
2 quarts vegetable stock
1/2 cup salt (3/4 cup Kosher or coarse salt)
1/2 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon dried rosemary
1 tablespoon dried sage
1 tablespoon dried...