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Old 01-19-2013, 10:38 PM   #1
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Default Lowes Food Grade Plastic Buckets - good for brewing?

Hey all,

Do you guys think these food grade buckets from Lowes are good for brewing?

A 5 gallon bucket is only $3.97.

http://www.lowes.com/pd_356492-1152-51640_0__

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Old 01-19-2013, 10:41 PM   #2
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For a small batch, sure!

Does Lowe's sell matching lids?

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Old 01-19-2013, 10:45 PM   #3
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Does Lowe's sell matching lids?
yes, for about $1.97.
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I usually split an 8 gallon batch between 2 of these.

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Old 01-19-2013, 11:53 PM   #5
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Yeah perfectly fine. I will also note that at least my local Home Depot also sells white food-grade 5 gallon buckets (and lids) for dirt cheap.

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Found these too, out of stock right now.

http://beprepared.com/product.asp_Q_pn_E_MS%20C201_A_name_E_6-Gallon%20Bucket%20with%20Lid

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