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Old 10-01-2009, 08:06 PM   #1
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Hey kids...looking into stepping up production size a little bit and looking at some 55 gallon kettle options. A little sticker shock from Blichmann, etc. But I know folks have converted Steel Drums and such. What would I be looking for in these drums? Would these work http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/for/1401014712.html ? If not, why not? Do I need to get more info from the seller?

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Those are probably steel with a food safe epoxy/plastic lining applied. They don't look stainless to me.

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OK, so key is to look for stainless...That's what I figured. Thanks.

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