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Old 11-30-2012, 05:43 PM   #51
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:11 AM   #52
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I keep my grains in buckets in a closet. That's probably the most temp stable place in the house. I'd keep them in the garage but it can be well over 100-110 in there during the summer. At least inside we have the benefit of ventilation (but no AC)

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Old 12-11-2012, 09:22 PM   #53
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Just out of curiosity has anybody thought of putting the grain sacks in a garbage bag with some moisture absorbers???

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Old 01-11-2013, 07:37 PM   #54
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Lookin to buy bulk. I'll probably use home depot buckets. How much do they hold? Neat and tidy keeps swmbo happy.

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Old 01-11-2013, 07:58 PM   #55
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Lookin to buy bulk. I'll probably use home depot buckets. How much do they hold? Neat and tidy keeps swmbo happy.
1 Homer bucket will hold about 25# of typical grain (2-row, pilsner, munich, etc.). I was able to get 27.5# of wheat in 1 bucket with some room to spare. Huskless grain will take up less space. FYI, if you are looking for Gamma lids, I found them at my local HD next to the orange Homer lids. I personally had no idea HD carried them.
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I found a small bakery that gets some kind of mix in buckets that are about 4 gallons in size and they sell them for 2 bucks a piece with lids. They smell very faintly of vanilla.

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I found a small bakery that gets some kind of mix in buckets that are about 4 gallons in size and they sell them for 2 bucks a piece with lids. They smell very faintly of vanilla.
My local Kroger (my grocery store) has a bakery and they have lots of empty frosting buckets that are about 3gallons. They are happy to give me as many as I need for free. They're great for specialty malts where you might not get a full 55# sack.
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