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Old 09-19-2009, 03:54 AM   #1
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Every day I drive by this farm market that has what appears to be a stainless milk can sitting out front. I'm wondering if something like this could be used for fermentation. I have no idea what the capacity is but it looks like its probably about 5 gals. I also see alot of these painted and sitting on porches/front lawns. I wonder if they are stailess under the paint.

Has anyone used one of these?

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Old 09-19-2009, 02:00 PM   #2
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Most milk cans were galvanized steel, although there was a switch to stainless shortly before the switch to tank trucks. The cans were 5 gallons, so you could carry two easily.

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A 5 gallon SS fermenter with a carrying handle to boot would be fantastic!

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Old 09-19-2009, 03:31 PM   #4
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Default 7.5 Gallon SS Milk Can

Looks perfect for a 5 gallon batch, but very very expensive!

http://hambydairysupply.com/xcart/pr...=23&bestseller

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Old 09-19-2009, 08:22 PM   #5
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Looks perfect for a 5 gallon batch, but very very expensive!

http://hambydairysupply.com/xcart/pr...=23&bestseller
OMG, what can't you buy online??? They have a whole category called Udder Care.

If anyone doesnt feel like making their own wort chiller they have a plate cooler on clearance...http://hambydairysupply.com/xcart/pr...&cat=36&page=1
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OMG, what can't you buy online???
I can think of several things, that don't involve cows.
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http://hambydairysupply.com/xcart/home.php?cat=294

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