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Old 08-02-2014, 02:46 AM   #1
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I use an Igloo Cube for my mash tun and today when I dumped by grain into it I saw that some of the grain was coming out the drain hole. "No problem", I think, I'll just put the drain hole cap back on, except $%^! it is not there!

Today I folded some aluminum foil and used a screw clamp to block the hole as a stop gap but I'd really like something more like the OEM plug.

Can anybody out there in HBD-land who has had a similar disappearance recommend something to plug dat hole?

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Old 08-02-2014, 05:24 AM   #2
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A rubber stopper of the proper size shoved in from the inside works well.

Igloo parts are available;

http://www.igloocoolers.com/Replacement-Parts

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-9562-Igl...-/290796116496

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Old 08-02-2014, 12:12 PM   #3
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A rubber stopper of the proper size shoved in from the inside works well.

Igloo parts are available;

http://www.igloocoolers.com/Replacement-Parts

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-9562-Igl...-/290796116496
Great idea about the stopper; that's why I love HBD. I found a 6 pack of 00 size lab stoppers on Amazon with Prime for $4.49. That should be the right size since the drain is 1/2" ID.

How they make a profit on such a transaction with 2 day shipping is a mystery.
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Old 08-02-2014, 12:17 PM   #4
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Amazon is the shiznit! It takes at most 3 mouse clicks and two days later BAM, at your door!

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