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Old 01-10-2014, 06:11 PM   #1
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Default cheap 10 gallon fermenter?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/10-GALLON-Fr...a08c2f&vxp=mtr

10 gallon and food safe, just looking into 10 gallon fermenters that are not going to break the bank. Any other ideas or suggestions would be welcome.
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:25 PM   #2
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Actually these seem to be the way to go!
http://www.amazon.com/Vittles-Vault-.../dp/B0002DJONY

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Old 01-10-2014, 06:30 PM   #3
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Check around, some LHBS places get LME in these and are willing to pass them on when empty...
http://www.calpaclab.com/Dimensions-...FYEDOgodkncArw

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Old 01-10-2014, 07:53 PM   #4
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not dissing your post at all as that would prolly work, but some other options

Brute trash cans (5gallons and up)


12 gallon bucket (usually in the wine sections of the homebrew shops)


of course a keg (usually $45-50 around here)

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The square seems hard to clean....what is cheap? I would go with something like this: http://morebeer.com/products/speidel...l-159-gal.html

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Unless you're trying to fit this into a ferm chamber, why not just use 2x6.5g ale pales or 3x5g home depot buckets?

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Im trying to fit in the ferm chamber. I want something with lots of room for 5/6 gallon batches my 6.5 bucket cant handle big beer fermentations even with a blow off tube.

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I've been thinking about going with one of these...

http://www.lexingtoncontainercompany.com/New-Drums.html

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if you're trying to fit something into a chamber of sorts. Vittles vaults come in different sizes as well, i didn't think i could find one to do 10 gallon batches (if i ever did) but they have one that will just squeeze into my ferm chamber

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in my fermenter search i ran across these they are 8 gallon and have the airlock hole and gasket in the lid and only $17.00 http://www.brewhaus.com/Fermenter-32...mmet-P977.aspx

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